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Christ Child Society of South Bend — Fostering comfort for children

“There are no words for how grateful we are. When these amazing ladies brought the first bags of gifts for the foster children in our care, all I could do […]

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Diocese

Faith in the storm: navigating loss

In life, there is a habit of storms occurring in the paths of ordinary people.  There is little argument that the last year brought fierce storms to many. The measure […]

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Down syndrome advocate promotes employment for ‘friends like me’

NEW ALBANY, Ind. (CNS) — Mark Hublar is a people person. The fact radiates in his greeting — the friendly smile, the extended hand, the confident eye contact and the […]

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Bishop

Statue, plaza dedicated to St. Katharina Kasper  — ‘woman of the beatitudes’

Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades presided over the dedication and blessing of a bronze statue of St. Katharina Kasper, foundress of the Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ congregation, on the grounds […]

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Local

Deacon Tardy receives Black role models award

Last year, after considering the possibilities of virtual-meeting technology, a long-established, Chicago-based Catholic group of Black women decided to geographically expand the reach of their annual salute to role models […]

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Obituaries

Rest in Peace: April 11, 2021

Arcola Robert Rentschler, 71, St. Patrick Fort Wayne Cynthia Grothouse, 62, St. Charles Borromeo Nancy E. Latham, 77, Our Lady of Good Hope Michael J. Obringer, 77, Cathedral of the […]

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Diocese

Mechanical upgrades among projects funded by Parishes-in-Need program

FORT WAYNE — The Parishes-in-Need Fund Committee met during the winter to review parish requests for financial assistance of church projects. The committee recommended a total of $199,649 be granted […]

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Bishop

Weekly schedule of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Sunday, April 11: 3 p.m. — Confirmation Mass, St. Patrick Church, Ligonier Monday, April 12: 10 a.m. — Meeting of the Bishop’s Cabinet, Archbishop Noll Center, Fort Wayne Tuesday, April 13: 12 p.m. — Virtual Meeting […]

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The Sunday Gospel

Through Jesus, divine mercy is with us

Second Sunday of Easter John 20:19-31 As almost always in the Easter season, the Acts of the Apostles furnishes the Liturgy of the Word with its first reading. Acts claims […]

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Diocese

Around the Diocese: April 11, 2021

Dr. Scott Hahn to speak at Holy Cross College NOTRE DAME — Holy Cross College has announced that Dr. Scott Hahn, nationally and internationally known for his talks on a […]

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Women’s Care Center of Northeast Indiana — Infusing crisis pregnancies with hope

The young woman was concerned and upset that she might be pregnant. When she received confirmation that she indeed was, it was devastating. She shared with a Women’s Care Center of […]

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Perspective

The hand-me-down: a love letter that endures 

There are echoes of Romeo and Juliet, but the ending is happier.  This story of forbidden love took place long ago on a Mediterranean island – 1870s Sicily, to be […]