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Rite of Election and Call to Continuing Conversion

FORT WAYNE — The Rite of Election of Catechumens and the Call to Continuing Conversion of Candidates are being celebrated this week in the cathedrals of the Diocese of Fort […]

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Soup dinner and no dessert? Valentine’s Day Ash Wednesday-style

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Many people looking at their February calendars are doing a double-take, with Ash Wednesday falling on Feb. 14, Valentine’s Day. The two days, steeped in tradition, don’t […]

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Bishop's Column: In Truth and Charity

Lenten Message of Bishop Rhoades

As we begin the 40 days of Lent, I invite you to meditate on Jesus’ parable of the publican and the Pharisee, contained in the Gospel of Luke (chapter 18, […]

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Bishop invites all to join Diocesan Heritage Pilgrimage

FORT WAYNE — Everyone comes from somewhere: Dioceses have tales of origin, too. In the early I800s the forces and historical realities that eventually led to the founding of Catholic […]

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Mishawaka Catholic celebrates Feast of Presentation of the Lord

Messages about sharing and spreading Christ’s light filled the day at Mishawaka Catholic School on Feb. 2, when Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades capped Catholic Schools Week by visiting its three […]

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Jesuit’s Bible guide can benefit both individuals, study groups

By Mitch Finley In the 50-plus years since the publication of the Second Vatican Council’s Dogmatic Constitution on Divine Revelation (“Dei Verbum,” Nov. 18, 1965), Scripture has become a more […]

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Religious vocations continue to blossom within the United States

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Council of Major Superiors of Women Religious released findings from its annual survey of the communities whose major superiors (or those analogous to a major superior) […]

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The Sunday Gospel

Find hope by trusting in the Lord

Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time Mark 1:29-39 The Book of Job is the source of this weekend’s first reading. This book furnishes few details about the identity of Job. It […]

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News Briefs: Feb. 4, 2018

Lord’s Prayer: Germans stick with wording; Italians to change at Mass ROME (CNS) — After special study, the German bishops’ conference decided to stick with the traditional wording in the […]

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New loan product preys on low-income persons

INDIANAPOLIS — A proposal to expand short-term loan products that prey on low-income persons advanced in the Indiana House. The Indiana Catholic Conference opposed the proposal. House Bill 1319 would […]

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Servus Omnium to welcome Catholic University provost

If Andrew Abela, Ph.D., could go back and tell his 20-year-old self just one thing, what would it be? “I would tell myself to seek first the kingdom of God,” […]

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Around the diocese: Feb. 4, 2018

St. Elizabeth Ann Seton is RAMP School FORT WAYNE — The American School Counselor Association has announced that St. Elizabeth Ann Seton School has a Recognized ASCA Model Program. The […]