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Around the Diocese: January 5, 2020

St. Vincent de Paul Society walk nets $25,000 for poor FORT WAYNE — The St. Vincent de Paul Society third annual Friends of the Poor: Walk a Mile in My […]

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Priest appointments

The Most Reverend Kevin C. Rhoades, Bishop of Fort Wayne-South Bend, has made the following appointments: Reverend Michael Osondu Okoro, C.S.Sp., to Priest Chaplain of the Poor Handmaids of Jesus […]

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2019: a time for everything

In the book of Ecclesiastes, it says there is “a time to weep, and a time to laugh; a time to mourn, and a time to dance.”  The year 2019 […]

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Ancient Epiphany blessing brings peace, evangelizes

The feast of the Epiphany used to be called “Epiphanytide,” and celebrated as an octave, until Pope Pius XII removed the octave in 1955. It’s now celebrated on the Sunday […]

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Perspective

Miracle in D.C.

In August 2018 a beautiful young lady living in Washington, D.C., experienced a sudden and excruciating headache. Seconds later she fell unconscious to the floor. Her dog, Lacey, sensed something […]

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Perspective

A thrill of hope

The arena was perfectly silent. Twenty thousand young people knelt at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis as the Eucharist was exposed in a monstrance on the altar in the center […]

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CCS Baby Bottle Campaign: ‘change-ing’ the lives of children

Large cardboard boxes the size of moving crates line the back wall of the classroom-like space, stacked five to six columns high. All are filled with empty baby bottles. It […]

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National Migration Week: January 5-11, 2020

For nearly a half century, the Church in the United States has celebrated National Migration Week by reflecting on the circumstances confronting migrants, including immigrants, refugees, children and victims and […]

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Bishop's Column: In Truth and Charity

The Shining Example of the Holy Family

The following homily was delivered by Bishop Rhoades at a Vigil Mass for the Feast of the Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph Dec. 29: When we think of […]

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Priests spoil seminarian basketball streak

Marian High School, Mishawaka, hosted the sixth annual Cupertino Classic basketball game Friday, Dec. 27. While the seminarians, back-to-back Cupertino champions, were attempting a three-peat, the priests, captained by Father […]

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Kenya Catholics seek donations for Muslims during Christmas season

By Fredrick Nzwili NAIROBI, Kenya (CNS) — Catholic leaders in northeastern Kenya are collecting donations to gift Muslims over Christmas season, despite attempts by al-Shabab Islamist militants to ignite a […]

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Catholic press continues mission to reach contemporary film audiences

By Chaz Muth NEW YORK (CNS) — The once influential Catholic film office had been able to get Hollywood studios to change content in movies it deemed morally offensive for […]