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Risky businesses

The U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released a report recently whose alarming rhetoric about carbon dioxide emissions — “code red for humanity” — got me thinking again about nuclear […]

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The moral analysis of boxing

In 1996 when Muhammad Ali lit the Olympic flame on international television, the issue of sports-induced brain damage was raised to new prominence. One of the greatest boxers in history, […]

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A retirement project like no other

“When life itself seems lunatic, who knows where madness lies? Perhaps to be too practical is madness.” — Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, “Don Quixote” What should a retired philosophy professor […]

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Second day care location example of the Church ‘living what we are called to do’

Child care options have expanded for teachers at some Mishawaka and South Bend Catholic schools.  Saints and Squires Daycare, a ministry of St. Joseph Parish serving teachers at Mishawaka Catholic […]

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¡Viva! Night of Praise

Participants engage with songs of praise during “¡Viva! Night of Praise” (“¡Viva! Noche de Alabanza”), which was offered for members of the Hispanic community of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South […]

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New Orleans archdiocese assesses damage from Hurricane Ida

By Peter Finney Jr. NEW ORLEANS (CNS) — With most of South Louisiana cut off from electrical power due to the 150-mph winds of Hurricane Ida, the Archdiocese of New […]

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Priest appointment

The Most Reverend Kevin C. Rhoades, Bishop of Fort Wayne-South Bend, has made the following appointment, effective August 29, 2021: Deacon Drew Clary, C.S.C., to diaconal ministry at St. Adalbert […]

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Special collection for Haiti

You have undoubtedly seen in the news the devastating effects of the recent earthquake in Haiti, followed by further devastation from Tropical Storm Grace. The people of Haiti are suffering, […]

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Teens receive the Lord at stateside World Youth Day

Hundreds of high school students from across the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend gathered for a stateside World Youth Day celebration at the Lincoln Financial Pavilion in Headwaters Park, Fort […]

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Black Madonna mural dedicated, blessed

A prayer of blessing is prayed by Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades before sprinkling holy water on a mural of the Black Madonna during an ecumenical prayer service in Fort Wayne […]

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Welcome the Word that has been planted within you

Twenty-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time Mark 7:1-8, 14-15, 21-23 The Book of Deuteronomy provides this weekend’s first reading. In this reading, Moses presents to the people the revelation that he […]

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St. Louis, Besancon Parish marks 175-year anniversary

St. Louis, Besancon Parish in New Haven celebrated its 175-year anniversary Sunday, Aug. 22, three days before the feast of their patron saint.  After St. Louis pastor Father Louis Fowoyo […]