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Weekly schedule of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Sunday, January 7: 11:30 a.m. — Closing Mass for 175th Anniversary Year for Sacred Heart Parish at Notre Dame, Basilica of the Sacred Heart, University of Notre Dame Monday, January 8: 12 […]

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2017: YEAR IN REVIEW

While there was entirely too much suffering in 2017, the year did have some positive aspects to it. People rushed to help those in need, stood up for those who […]

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A more human society

‘It’s no use reasoning with you!’

Have you had arguments in which the other person would not concede your point, no matter how many compelling facts and reasons you brought to bear? That is most common […]

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Seminarians notch first Cupertino Classic win

Representatives of the seminarians and priests of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend reach for the opening tipoff of the fourth annual Cupertino Classic basketball game Dec. 27 at Saint […]

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Popularity of Gregorian chant has flourished in recent years

By Chaz Muth and Jose Montoya WASHINGTON (CNS) — James Senson grew up in the Virginia Beach, Virginia, area in the 1980s and his exposure to music in his home […]

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Pope prays for world’s suffering children on Christmas

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Those who recognize the Lord in the Baby Jesus in the manger also should recognize His presence in children suffering today because of war, poverty and […]

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Bishop's Column: In Truth and Charity

The shining example of the Holy Family of Nazareth

Following is the homily delivered by Bishop Rhoades on the Feast of the Holy Family, Dec. 31, 2017: On this first Sunday after Christmas, while we are still immersed in […]

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On cracked knuckles and self-care: a resolution for 2018

The themes emerge predictably. When it comes to New Year’s resolutions, we gravitate toward the biggies: Get healthy, get organized, get a life. We vow to travel more, read more, […]

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News Briefs: January 7, 2018

Christians, Muslims join for Christmas Mass in liberated Mosul MOSUL, Iraq (CNS) — Cries of joy and seasonal hymns once again filled St. Paul Cathedral in Mosul as Christmas Mass […]

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Those called to diaconate encouraged to ‘Come and See’

The Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend is looking for a few faith-filled men — up to 25 of them — willing to consider beginning formation for the permanent diaconate. Pastors […]

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Diocese mourns passing of Father Thomas Lombardi

FORT WAYNE — Father Thomas Lombardi, a retired priest of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend, died Dec. 28 after a two-month battle with cancer. Ordained in 1975, Father Lombardi […]

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