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All Souls’ Day Mass at Catholic Cemetery, ‘a place of love and prayer’

Click here for more photos. An All Souls’ Day Mass celebrated by Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades included two special relics: the chalice and the altar cross of St. Padre Pio. […]

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‘Horrendous attack weighs on all our hearts,’ says cardinal

WASHINGTON (CNS) — The “horrendous act” by a driver in a pickup truck who mowed down pedestrians and bicyclists in New York late in the afternoon Oct. 31 “weighs on […]

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War brings only death, cruelty, pope says at U.S. military cemetery

NETTUNO, Italy (CNS) — “No more, Lord, no more (war)” that shatters dreams and destroys lives, bringing a cold, cruel winter instead of some sought-after spring, Pope Francis said, looking […]

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Groups mobilize to fight licensure of abortion facility

SOUTH BEND — The Apostolate of Divine Mercy, South Bend, and St. Joseph County Right to Life are among the organizations that have mobilized to prevent an Austin, Texas, entity […]

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Weekly schedule of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Sunday, November 12: 5 p.m. — Mass for 100th Anniversary of United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Baltimore Monday-Thursday, […]

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Bishop's Column: In Truth and Charity

The Meaning and Value of Suffering

The following is the text of the homily delivered by Bishop Rhoades at the Holy Hour with Young Adults on November 8th at Our Lady of Good Hope Church in […]

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U.S. bishops’ conference arose out of a national crisis a century ago

By Russell Shaw WASHINGTON (CNS) — The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops arose out of a national crisis a century ago, when the U.S. entered World War I. In responding […]

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Around the diocese: November 12, 2017

USF announces Christmas festivities FORT WAYNE — The University of Saint Francis has announced the schedule for its annual Christmas tradition of yuletide celebration, Christmas at USF. Christmas at USF […]

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Divine Mercy Funeral Home celebrates grand opening

Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades offered Mass on Thursday, Nov. 2, at Catholic Cemetery and blessed the newly constructed Divine Mercy Funeral Home on cemetery grounds. On Friday, special guests were […]

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St. Pius X baptistery, gathering space blessed

At the All Saints’ Day Mass at the new St. Pius X Church in Granger, Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades blessed the new baptistery and Parish Life Center in the space […]

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Women’s retreat seeks to deepen the gift of faith

Catholic women in the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend will have the opportunity Dec. 1-3 to further explore the faith they received at baptism during the third Rejoice! Women’s Retreat […]

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Fort Wayne man finds possible relic of soon-to-be saint

Just about everyone has found something of unusual value while walking along a beach, strolling along a well-traveled road or perhaps while digging in the backyard or in the garden. […]