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The oldest Mishawaka parish: St. Joseph

St. Joseph Church is the oldest parish in Mishawaka. It can be seen among other downtown buildings, thanks to its tall, green steeple. “I am grateful to Bishop Rhoades for […]

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St. Bavo: faith home of Mishawaka’s Flemish community

St. Bavo Catholic Church is located in downtown Mishawaka. The parish strives to share their commitment to the Catholic faith through liturgical celebrations, prayer, education, service and spiritual growth. This […]

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St. Monica looks to grow in prayer

Often referred to as the parish on the park, St. Monica Catholic Church is situated north of downtown Mishawaka, just across the river. “St. Monica is very much a family,” […]

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Silence of Mary Home offers refuge for those in need

As a wife and mother of eight children, Kim Wyatt never viewed herself as a likely candidate to be called upon to oversee an organization dedicated to the care and […]

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Parishes called to learn a new ‘language’ of love

By Allison Sturm “Let us remain with Christ — abiding in Christ — and let us always try to be one with him. Let us follow him; let us imitate […]

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Three parishes build community through one school

Mishawaka Catholic School was created in 2011. The school combines three former Catholic grade schools to create one kindergarten through eighth-grade school. Together they combine over 300 years of faith-filled […]

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The Sunday Gospel

Following the Lord requires sacrifice, but he is our help

Twenty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time Matthew 16: 21-27 The Book of Jeremiah provides this weekend’s first reading. Since Jeremiah was the son of a priest, Hilkiah, he was reared amid […]

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Holy Cross College sets a bold course for its future

Amidst significant changes throughout the spring and early summer, the campus of Holy Cross College is now filled with optimism and enthusiasm as faculty, staff and students look to the […]

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Perspective

The company of good people

St. Bonaventure says in his little treatise Bringing Forth Christ, “Seek the company of good people. If you share their company, you will also share their virtue.” With this thought […]

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Bishop Rhoades announces a pleasant surprise at Blessed Sacrament Parish

Click here for more photos from the event. Usually there are few surprises when Catholics attend Mass. But the parishioners of Blessed Sacrament Church in Albion who attended the 4 […]

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Minnesota Vikings coach brings faith to the field

By Matthew Davis MANKATO, Minn. (CNS) — Each morning, Pat Shurmur pulls out a laminated card with his priorities for the day. “We as coaches laminate everything. You never know […]

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Oklahoma set for beatification of ‘ordinary’ native son

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Catholics in Oklahoma have been preparing for a long time for this moment. Many, like Archbishop Paul S. Coakley of Oklahoma City, had faith it would come, […]