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Find solace in the Psalms

What a busy and tumultuous time of year it is for our family! Today is my daughter’s birthday. Yesterday was my father-in-law’s birthday. Cake and presents twice, and a 40-minute […]

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Reflection on the past and future

Some final reflections The Office of Bishop, said St. Augustine, is the not the name of the honor, but a work. I think the great Church father and who was […]

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Podcast: January 10, 2010

This week’s paper concludes our series on Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades’ introductory features. This week’s issue covers his childhood and interests. An update for the Mass of Installation is provided. […]

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Bishop Rhoades Vespers talk

VESPERS ON EVE OF INSTALLATION AS NINTH BISHOP OF FORT WAYNE-SOUTH BEND (JANUARY 12, 2010 – SAINT MATTHEW CO-CATHEDRAL, SOUTH BEND) I cannot think of a better way to prepare […]

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Installation of Bishop Kevin Rhoades Solemn vespers, installation services updated

The Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend announced Jan. 4 everyone is welcome to attend the special installation services of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades as the ninth bishop of the local […]

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Bishop D’Arcy celebrates Mass of thanks for years of episcopacy

By Karen Clifford SOUTH BEND — On the morning of Jan. 3, Bishop John M. D’Arcy received a phone call from his sister asking about the inclement weather she had […]

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Christmas luncheon honors seminarians

FORT WAYNE — The Fort Wayne Serra Club sponsored a luncheon to honor the seminarians of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend on Dec. 29. The Serra Club has sponsored […]

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Declining revenue, 2010 election set stage for short legislative session says ICC director

By Brigid Curtis Ayer INDIANAPOLIS — “Short, but not necessarily sweet,” says Glenn Tebbe, Indiana Catholic Conference’s executive director. “That is the general consensus among state lawmakers who headed back […]

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Father Tom O’Connor 2010 Light of Christ Award:

Encouraging the next generation of servants FORT WAYNE — St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Fort Wayne, in cooperation with the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend, is now accepting nominations for the […]

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Decatur parish blesses new gymnasium

By Tim Johnson DECATUR — After an escorted tour with Father David Voors, pastor, to bless the new gymnasium at St. Mary of the Assumption Parish and St. Joseph School […]

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Angel Tree program connects children to the parent in prison

By Lauren Caggiano FORT WAYNE — For more than 100 children in the area, there will be one less person at the Christmas dinner table due to incarceration. However, thanks […]

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Bishop D’Arcy celebrates Christmas

By Karen Clifford SOUTH BEND — It was a Mass that combined elements of the past and future into an afternoon of celebration, song, praise and reminiscence for all in […]