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Diocese

Pizza champion lets her faith lead

Holy Cross College sophomore Carmela Maria Faustina Cataldo is named for her Italian grandmother, her father’s mother. And for St. Faustina Kowalska, the nun who shared the image and message […]

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St. Thomas students encouraged to be ‘children of the light’

Catholic students in the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend have returned to their classrooms for the 2021-22 school year, and through Mass at the University of Saint Francis and a […]

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Perspective

Connecting communities in Christ

Responding to editors’ requests for a regular sampling of current commentary here is a column provided to Catholic News Service.  By Archbishop Gregory J. Hartmayer Ever since Jesus told His […]

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Perspective

The hidden power of play: how to be young at heart 

Every fall the push to do more intensifies. Sharpen your pencil and dig in.  Produce more, study more, socialize more, exercise more, volunteer more. The calendar becomes the battlefield, its […]

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A more human society

Trapped in the self

Recently I’ve seen television footage of two protests against vaccine and mask mandates. In my home state of Washington, a protester held up a large sign saying, “My Body My […]

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Diocese

Around the Diocese: September 5, 2021

Stanley joins St. Joseph Community Health Foundation FORT WAYNE — The St. Joseph Community Health Foundation has hired Angela Stanley as its Vulnerable Populations Program Officer. Her work will include […]

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Obituaries

Rest in Peace: September 5, 2021

Fort Wayne Nancy L. Dustman, 65, St. Vincent de Paul Wayne A. Herrberg, 76, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton  Kristina Kinniry-Datta, 54, St. Vincent de Paul David A. Lee, 52, St. Elizabeth […]

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Diocese

Holy Cross Brothers to celebrate jubilees

NOTRE DAME — Several Holy Cross Brothers are observing jubilees this year and will celebrate the occasion Oct. 15 at 2 p.m. at the Basilica of the Sacred Heart, Notre […]

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The Sunday Gospel

Sin is our burden, but God’s forgiveness heals

Twenty-Third Sunday in Ordinary Time Mark 7:31-37  The first reading for this weekend, from the Book of Isaiah, speaks of the blind, the deaf and the lame. Today’s culture is […]

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U.S. bishops’ Labor Day statement calls for economy that works for all

WASHINGTON (CNS) — The “present ills of our economy” invite Catholics to reflect on ways to propose new and creative responses to vital human needs in a post-pandemic world, said […]

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Media literacy helps ‘contain the fire hose’ of media bombardment

WASHINGTON (CNS) — How many hours are you interacting with media each day? It may be more than you think. It’s one thing to surf the internet. It’s another to […]

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News Briefs: September 5, 2021

El Salvador sets date for four beatifications in January WASHINGTON (CNS) — El Salvador has set a Jan. 22 date for the beatifications of Jesuit Father Rutilio Grande, Franciscan Father […]