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Diocese marks vocations from diaconate to bishop emeritus

Congratulations Bishop D’Arcy This Saturday marks the 25th anniversary of Bishop John M. D’Arcy’s installation as the eighth bishop of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend. On behalf of all […]

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Vatican supports adult stem-cell project; no financial contribution

By John Thavis VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The Vatican is strongly supporting a new international project for adult stem-cell research but is not directly involved and has made no financial […]

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High Mass in extraordinary form honors pope's fifth anniversary

By Richard Szczepanowski WASHINGTON (CNS) — More than 3,500 people crowded into the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception April 24 to attend the first traditional Latin […]

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Archbishop thanks God for safety of toddler abandoned at St. Patrick's

NEW YORK (CNS) — Archbishop Timothy M. Dolan of New York expressed gratitude that those who abandoned a 3-year-old Florida boy in St. Patrick’s Cathedral knew that “there is always […]

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Legal minds debate whether Obama executive order on abortion will stick

By Nancy Frazier O’Brien WASHINGTON (CNS) — One of the biggest questions remaining as implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act begins is whether the executive order on […]

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More church, other leaders call for opposition to state immigration law

By Patricia Zapor WASHINGTON (CNS) — The chairman of the U.S. bishops’ Committee on Migration, the archbishop of New York and the bishops of New Mexico have joined a growing […]

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Podcast: April 25, 2010

This week Today’s Catholic salutes the World Day of Prayer for Vocations. The Coonan brothers are highlighted as their ordination approaches and the retirement of Bishop Dwenger High School’s principal […]

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Coonan brothers formed by Christ

Ordination to transitional diaconate is April 25 at Pontifical College Josephinum By Kay Cozad COLUMBUS, Ohio — The two young men who will be ordained into the transitional diaconate this […]

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Franciscan Apostolate settles in for service

By Kay Cozad FORT WAYNE — The Franciscan Brothers Minor are settling in nicely in a Fort Wayne neighborhood that once supported St. Andrew’s Parish, before its closing in June […]

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Bishop Dwenger’s Fred Tone to retire

By Tim Johnson FORT WAYNE — A Bishop Dwenger icon, Principal Fred Tone, has announced his retirement at the end of this school year. Although the decision did not come […]

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It’s onward to National Spelling Bee for Margaret Peterson

By Karen Clifford “You can win this, Margaret!” were the thoughts of Jonathan Isaac as Margaret Peterson spelled the word “cribbage” during the last minutes of the South Bend Tribune […]

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From law to theology to a late vocation

By Brother Robert Sylvester, CSC NOTRE DAME — For the majority of my adult life I was an attorney in Washington, D.C. As a lawyer I had three incarnations: a […]