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A letter to every young Catholic

Attention Catholic young people, by which I mean everyone under 30: Pope Francis has written you a letter. Called “Christ Is Alive,” it is a historic document in that it […]

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Singer-songwriter presents Crucifixion in concert

By Joanne Fox SIOUX CITY, Iowa (CNS) — Singer-songwriter Tatiana “Tajci” Cameron confessed she didn’t always like Holy Week. “It always seemed to be full of sadness,” she told the […]

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Celebrating well: Divine Mercy Sunday

A week after Easter Sunday, a full eight days (or octave) later, the great g  race of the holy day is often faded or forgotten. The jellybeans harden; the chocolate […]

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The Triduum — Given up unto death … the Son of God brings new life to all mankind

Jesus’ love remembered on Holy Thursday Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades began the celebration of “the holiest three days of the year” with Mass at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, […]

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Only risen Christ can bring peace to world at war, pope says at Easter

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — As the machine of warfare continues to churn out more dangerous weaponry, only the power and joy of Christ’s resurrection can fill hearts with comfort and […]

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Easter is Church’s greatest feast, ‘solemnity of solemnities,’ says bishop

Morning sun streaming through stained glass illustrated the joy of the Resurrection at St. Francis Xavier Church, Pierceton, on Sunday, as the rural parish celebrated the presence of Bishop Kevin […]

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Survivor: ‘Jesus is light that shows us way’ to stop exploitation

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Jewell Baraka’s voice tightened when asked about her youth. “Prostituted by my father from age 11 to 14, then exploited in pornography from 14 to 17 — […]

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Weekly schedule of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Sunday, April 21: 9 a.m. — Easter Mass, St. Francis Xavier Church, Pierceton Tuesday, April 23: 7 p.m. — Confirmation Mass, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church, Fort Wayne Wednesday, April 24: 7 p.m. […]

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Obituaries

Rest in Peace: April 21, 2019

Arcola Dolores C. Schuhler, 76, St. Patrick Auburn Douglas L. Kelley, 74, Immaculate Conception Fort Wayne Alice Huth, 83, St. Charles Borromeo Janice L. Shank, 84, Our Lady of Good […]

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‘Why do you look for the living among the dead?’

This 15th-century painting from the Royal Library of Turin in Italy shows an empty tomb depicting the Resurrection. Easter, the chief feast in the liturgical calendars of all Christian churches, […]

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Bill designed to improve health outcomes for mothers, infants

The scenario is all too common: A teenage girl in Indiana, facing an unplanned pregnancy, is denied medical treatment until she and her unborn child are in emergency circumstances — […]

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We are called to believe in the Resurrection

Easter John 20:1-9 The Church celebrates the Easter Vigil late in the evening on Holy Saturday. These readings are those read during Masses on Easter Sunday itself. For its first […]