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St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store façade, alcove blessed

The St. Vincent de Paul Society thrift store on Fort Wayne’s near south side has recently undergone extensive renovation as part of a $220,000 remodeling project. Aided in part by […]

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Irish bishop hopes papal visit can help bring healing after abortion vote

By Michael Kelly DUBLIN (CNS) — An Irish bishop said he hopes Pope Francis’ August visit can help bring healing after a divisive referendum that will pave the way for […]

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Voters in Ireland pave way for abortion on demand

By Michael Kelly DUBLIN (CNS) — Voters in Ireland have opted to remove the right to life of the unborn from the country’s constitution, paving the way for abortion on […]

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Perspective

Oh, Susanna! The poetry and pro-life power of baby names

The big news from the Social Security Administration is the ousting of a champion: Liam has dethroned Noah as the nation’s most popular boy name. This was the headline of […]

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Around the Diocese: May 27, 2018

Marian principal selected for Forty under 40 MISHAWAKA — Marian High School, Mishawaka, extended has extended congratulations to Principal Mark Kirzeder for being selected as one of the members of […]

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News Briefs: May 27, 2018

All of Chile’s bishops offer resignations after meeting pope on abuse VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Every bishop in Chile offered his resignation to Pope Francis after a three-day meeting at […]

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The Sunday Gospel

God has chosen us to be His children

Feast of the Holy Trinity Matthew 28:16-20 The Book of Deuteronomy is the source of this feast’s first reading. Deuteronomy is the fifth book in sequence, in the Old Testament. […]

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Weekly schedule of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Sunday, May 27: 11 a.m. — Adult Confirmation Mass, St. Matthew Cathedral, South Bend Monday, May 28: 8:15 a.m. — 95th Westside Memorial Day Parade with St. Adalbert School Students, South Bend Monday, […]

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Holy Cross graduates sent out to ‘seek … love and serve’

“When God is present in our life and we live in His grace, we experience a certain joy and peace that this world cannot give and cannot be taken away […]

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Saint Mary’s College celebrates graduates and grace

Degree recipients at the commencement ceremony of Saint Mary’s College were reminded that their graduation on the eve of the feast of Pentecost should prompt them to ask themselves, “How […]

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A more human society

An advocate for the Gospel of Life

For me, a highlight of the past month was seeing Harvard law professor Mary Ann Glendon receive the University of Notre Dame’s Evangelium Vitae Medal. I have always been interested […]

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Cures for ‘chronic news funk’

I have been a news junkie almost all my life. I’ve read a daily newspaper since grammar school, progressing from comics to sports to the front page. I was the first […]