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Long journey ends with the American dream

By Luz Ostrognai Sixteen years ago, Isabel Soto thought she was home free. She came to the United States legally, from Mexico, on a visa and joined other family members […]

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Ancilla College celebrates its 51st graduating class

DONALDSON — Ancilla College graduated its 51st class in school history on Saturday, May 5, at the Ancilla Domini Chapel. Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch addressed the audience that came to […]

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Monks’ weekend retreat helps recovering alcoholics find God

Guest Commentary by Daniel Conway Christian monks have been seeking God since the dawn of Christianity. They have removed themselves from the chaos and temptations of daily life “in the […]

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Michelle Wolf and the ‘throwaway culture’

The other night at the White House Correspondents’ Association dinner, Michelle Wolf, who I’m told is a comedian, regaled the black-tie and sequin-gowned crowd with her “jokes.” Almost all were in […]

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Theologians call for regular consultation of laity in Church decisions

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The Catholic Church needs to seek the input, commitment and talents of all of its members if it is to be truly catholic and to evangelize […]

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Trump signs order to give faith groups stronger voice in government

WASHINGTON (CNS) — In front of a small crowd of cabinet members and religious leaders at the White House Rose Garden May 3, President Donald Trump announced, and then signed, […]

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Faith groups care for refugees in ways governments can’t, group tells U.N.

UNITED NATIONS (CNS) — Faith-based organizations are uniquely able to care for migrants and refugees because they employ a holistic, person-centered approach that respects the human dignity of each individual, […]

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Feast of the Ascension

The Feast of the Ascension of the Lord is transferred to Sunday in the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Feast_of_the_Ascension  

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A woman of uncompromising faith

Preparation for the 75th anniversary of Catholic Relief Services calls to mind a truly remarkable woman whose work has informed the Catholic social tradition, particularly in the United States during […]

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Central African cardinal warns against revenge after church attack

BANGUI, Central African Republic (CNS) — A cardinal in the Central African Republic warned against revenge after a priest and at least 24 lay Catholics were killed during a gun […]

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Growing in grace: spiritual motherhood

Most women have an innate call to motherhood within their very being. This vocational reality can be demonstrated through a variety of ways, each one as unique as the woman […]

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Pentecost Collection for Seminarian Education to be May 20

The Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend, like nearly every diocese in the country, assumes financial responsibility for the preparation of priests at a major seminary. This financial commitment includes tuition, […]