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Podcast: April 11, 2010

This week’s issue covers Holy Week, the Easter Triduum and the Easter celebrations of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades. Mother Theresia Bonzel, foundress of the Sisters of St. Francis of Perpetual […]

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Bishop Rhoades celebrates Chrism, Triduum and Easter celebrations

Bishop visits Arcola parish on Easter Visit our photo gallery for photos from the Holy Week Celebrations ARCOLA — Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades greeted parishioners at St. Patrick Parish in […]

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Congregation of Holy Cross to ordain two priests

NOTRE DAME — The Indiana Province of the Congregation of Holy Cross announces the ordination of two new priests on Saturday, April 10, at 2 p.m. at the Basilica of […]

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One step closer to sainthood

Foundress, Sister of St. Francis of Perpetual Adoration, declared ‘Venerable’ By Diane Freeby MISHAWAKA — A private audience March 29 at the Vatican was cause for great celebration for a […]

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Young authors’ conference empowers creative writing

By Karen Clifford MISHAWAKA — “Creative writing is empowering. Children don’t get to go to school and decide that two plus two is five and the capital of Indiana is […]

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Believers must give courageous witness, pope says at audience

By Cindy Wooden VATICAN CITY (CNS) — If Christians truly believe that Jesus has risen, they must allow his love and goodness to shine through their words and their actions, […]

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Easter at Vatican marked by continuing questions over handling abuse

By Cindy Wooden VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Even as Pope Benedict XVI was focused on solemnly marking the death and resurrection of Jesus, Vatican officials tried to respond to criticism […]

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Sts. Paul and Barnabas in Cyprus

By Father Richard Hire What are the Christian sites pertaining to St. Paul and St. Barnabas on the island of Cyprus? In the Acts of the Apostles in the New […]

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The Lord heals and redeems us

2nd Sunday of Easter Jn 20:19-31 The Acts of the Apostles supplies this weekend’s first reading. The first several chapters of Acts are fascinating since they so well depict the […]

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Jesus is alive and He is the light of the world

The peace and joy of the Risen Jesus be with you! We are now in the season of Easter, a celebration of 50 days which ends on Pentecost Sunday. I […]

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Without Christ, life would have no hope, pope says in Easter message

By Carol Glatz Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Without Christ’s sacrifice and resurrection, life would be without hope and human destiny would end only in death, Pope Benedict […]

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Tight security casts pall over Holy Land Easter celebrations

By Judith Sudilovsky JERUSALEM (CNS) — In stark contrast to the crowds which teemed through the Via Dolorosa and the Church of the Holy Sepulcher Good Friday and Holy Saturday, […]