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Obituaries

Rest in Peace: March 28, 2021

Auburn Mary Crouch, 94, Immaculate Conception Fort Wayne Supatra Boacheon, 71, St. Jude Mary A. Brown, 94, St. Vincent de Paul Richard C. Gabriel, 72, Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception […]

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Bishop

Weekly Schedule of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Sunday, March 28: 9 a.m. — Palm Sunday Mass of the Passion of the Lord, St. Matthew Cathedral, South Bend Sunday, March 28: 5:30 p.m. — Vespers and Dinner, Henri de Lubac […]

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Diocese

Around the Diocese: March 28, 2021

World Apostolate of Fatima scholarship essay contest FORT WAYNE — The World Apostolate of Fatima (Blue Army) Fort Wayne/South Bend Division will award a $500 scholarship to a student in […]

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The Sunday Gospel

For our sake, Jesus conquered the sin of the world

Sunday of the Passion of the Lord Mark 14:1-15:47 This weekend, in a liturgy powerful in its ability to transport us to the momentous events of the first Holy Week, […]

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Perspective

We’re all becoming Platonists now – and that’s not good

One of the most fundamental divides in the history of philosophy is that between a more Platonic approach and a more Aristotelian approach. Plato, of course, saw the universal or […]

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Perspective

When are you really dead? 

In 1968 a consensus opinion paper was published called “A Definition of Irreversible Coma.” The purpose of the paper was to define death by neurological criteria. It came to be […]

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National

Legislation would eliminate licensing requirement to carry handguns

Lawmakers are considering a measure that would make Indiana the 17th state to allow individuals to carry a handgun without a license — a move opposed by many in the […]

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National

Catholic leaders speak out against violence toward Asian Americans

WASHINGTON (CNS) — In the days following the March 16 shootings in Atlanta that left eight people dead, including six Asian American women, protests and vigils took place around the […]

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National

News Briefs: March 28, 2021

Pope elevates Ireland’s national Knock Shrine to international status DUBLIN (CNS) — Pope Francis has elevated the National Sanctuary of Our Lady of Knock to the status of an International […]

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Diocese

Building relationships focus of young adult in-person retreat

Quickly, all 60 spots were filled and a waiting list formed when the announcement was made that the spring diocesan young adult retreat would take place in person this year. […]

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Bishop

Sacred Heart celebrates eucharistic liturgy with Bishop Rhoades

Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades celebrated Mass with students at Sacred Heart School in Warsaw Tuesday, March 16, and told them he “couldn’t think of a better way to start my […]

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Diocese

A Christian family Seder meal: Bring theology to the table

FORT WAYNE — For a number of years now, the Deacon Frederick and Lisa Everett family has enjoyed the tradition of celebrating a Christian Seder meal on Holy Thursday. A […]