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Patroness of the Americas: Our Lady of Guadalupe events

Novenas, the traditional Mañanitas song, liturgies and other events honoring Our Lady of Guadalupe begin next week in the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend. Everyone is warmly invited to join […]

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NCYC goes from rowdy to reverent for Eucharist, pope’s message

INDIANAPOLIS (CNS) — Outside, a cold drizzle dampened Indianapolis Nov. 21. Inside the city’s convention center, however, it seemed as if the pure joy and enthusiasm of 20,000 people — […]

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Archbishop Sheen’s upcoming beatification greeted with joy, thanksgiving

By Tom Dermody PEORIA, Ill. (CNS) — With joy and thanksgiving, officials and faithful throughout the Diocese of Peoria and around the globe welcomed the announcement Nov. 18 that Pope […]

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Rest in Peace: November 24, 2019

Decatur Nicholas E. Bombka, 52, St. Mary of the Assumption Don D. Busick, 76, St. Mary of the Assumption Fort Wayne Christine Florin, 84, St. Charles Borromeo Helen Runge, 86, St. […]

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Christ is the image of God, and our redeemer

Feast of Christ The King Luke 23:35-43 The Second Book of Samuel furnishes the first biblical reading for this feast, marking the close of the Church year. Once, the two […]

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Weekly schedule of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Saturday, November 30: 4:30 p.m. Mass, Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, Lakeville

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News Briefs: November 24, 2019

Catholic leaders thank Rodney Reed supporters, pray for justice WASHINGTON (CNS) — Five days before the scheduled execution of death-row inmate Rodney Reed — who gained attention of Catholic leaders […]

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Around the Diocese: November 24, 2019

Hill: Abortion provider’s arguments ‘fail as a matter of law’ INDIANAPOLIS — Attorney General Curtis Hill has asked a federal district court to reject challenges brought by the Whole Woman’s […]

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Practice peace to prepare for Christmas

By Father Ed Dougherty In his classic News Note “Peace: The Essence of the Christmas Message,” Father James Keller, founder of The Christophers, tells the story of a woman who […]

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Fearlessness and the American bishops in Rome

I once knew a Congregationalist minister — Yale Divinity School graduate, decorated World War II chaplain, veteran campaigner for then-unpopular liberal causes — of whom it was said (sometimes by […]

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Grandma remembers: the secret of 90 

It has become a four-generation tradition to head south of the cities and take in a small-town celebration of fall. Our route winds between soaring bluffs and a shimmering lake. […]

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U.S. bishops examine challenges faced by Church, society

BALTIMORE (CNS) — During their Nov. 11-13 meeting in Baltimore, the U.S. bishops elected new officers and discussed challenges in the Church and the nation. They spoke of their renewed […]