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What our church buildings say

In the Mass for Thursday of the 25th week of the year, we read from the book of the prophet Haggai, who wrote at the time of the return of the […]

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Perspective

The sin of anti-Semitism resurfaces

The world reacted with horror and outrage earlier this year when a town in Poland marked Good Friday with a ritual beating of a Judas effigy. The effigy was crafted […]

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Study released on sexual harassment among seminarians

LAS VEGAS (CNS) — The University of Notre Dame Sept. 21 released a groundbreaking report that looked at sexual harassment in U.S. Catholic seminaries, revealing that just 6% of seminarians […]

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Priest appointment

The Most Reverend Kevin C. Rhoades, Bishop of Fort Wayne-South Bend, has made the following appointment: Reverend Wimal Jayasuriya, to Parochial Vicar of Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Fort Wayne, […]

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Diocese

Couples blessed at wedding anniversary Masses

FORT WAYNE — Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades celebrated wedding anniversary Masses at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Fort Wayne, Sept. 22, and at St. Matthew Cathedral, South Bend, Sept. […]

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Diocese

Hope and healing after abortion

The gruesome discovery of 2,246 medically preserved fetal remains on the property of Ulrich Klopfer has been upsetting on so many levels, and it stands to reason that this revelation […]

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October is Respect Life Month

By the Most Reverend Joseph F. Nauman My dear friends in Christ: Each October during Respect Life Month, the U.S Conference of Catholic Bishops launches a new cycle of the […]

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Obituaries

Rest in Peace: September 29, 2019

Decatur Henrietta G. Trentadue, 89, St. Mary of the Assumption Fort Wayne John Henry, Sr., 93, St. Charles Borromeo Ellen Hoevel, 68, St. Charles Borromeo Clarissa M. Stull, 50, Our […]

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Weekly schedule of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Sunday, September 29: 11 a.m. — Wedding Anniversary Mass, St. Matthew Cathedral, South Bend Monday, September 30: 5:15 p.m. — Red Mass, Basilica of the Sacred Heart, University of Notre Dame Tuesday, […]

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The Sunday Gospel

Self-sufficiency should not blind us to others’ needs

Twenty-Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time Luke 16:19-31 The Book of Amos provides this weekend’s first reading. The book itself states that it was written during the reign of King Uzziah […]

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Notre Dame hosts expert panel on clergy sex abuse crisis

The annual University of Notre Dame Forum on topics of importance began its 2019-20 season with the difficult issue of clergy sex abuse in a Sept. 25 keynote panel entitled […]

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Mission Day affirms importance of authentic formation

For first-year Saint Joseph High School science teacher Nicole Nemeth, teaching is about more than instructing her students: It’s about formation. This includes holistic formation, both of her students and […]