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Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of Mary

The solemnity of the Immaculate Conception, Dec. 8, falls on a Saturday this year, but as the patronal feast of the United States, it remains a holy day of obligation. […]

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Obituaries

Rest in Peace: December 2, 2018

Decatur Tony Woodworth, 69, St. Mary of the Assumption Mason C. Hammond, 29, St. Mary of the Assumption Fort Wayne Doris Jean Pucher, 91, Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception South […]

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Advent hope from St. Vincent de Paul

Referred to as the apostle of charity, St. Vincent de Paul is best known for his love for the poor and for founding the Congregation of the Mission (Vincentians) and […]

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Growing in holiness this Advent

People can seem a little self-obsessed nowadays, with our endless selfies and social media posts. But during the season of Advent, the Church asks us to look at ourselves in […]

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Diocese

Around the Diocese: December 2, 2018

Family fun at Christmas at The Center DONALDSON – Christmas at The Center at Donaldson will be Sunday, Dec. 9, from 4-5:30  p.m. Join in for an afternoon of family fun. […]

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Abortion funding – cutting off the blood supply

Americans have long been disturbed by the fraud and waste that often surrounds the federal government’s use of their tax dollars. They now have further reason to be up in […]

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The Sunday Gospel

The Son of Man will come again in glory

First Sunday of Advent Luke 21:25-28, 34-36 This weekend begins the Church’s year. Usually Advent is seen simply as a time to prepare for the feast of Christmas. In the […]

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Catholic migrant advocates have mixed reaction to border events

MEXICO CITY (CNS) — The chaotic scene in Tijuana Nov. 25 — when migrants, including women and children, were repelled from the U.S. border with tear gas — prompted the […]

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Weekly schedule of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Sunday, December 2: 11:45 a.m. — Mass with Confirmation and Rite of Reception into Full Communion, Basilica of the Sacred Heart, University of Notre Dame Tuesday, December 4: 3 p.m. — Meeting of […]

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Say an Ave there for me

The vote in Ireland in the spring to take away constitutional protection for the unborn came as an unhappy surprise to Irish Catholics in the United States. It was a […]

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Embracing divine revelations, accepting the unknown

It all started with a lost birth certificate. The Holy Spirit was at work that day and hasn’t slowed down since. My aunt Jan has always known she was adopted, […]

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Loving one another in faith: ICCL Panthers

Sometimes a story comes along that touches the heart and begs to be shared. So it was with Suzanne Letherman, Granger, whose husband, Pete, is a varsity Panther football team […]