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Knights Impact Girls’ Lives Half a World Away

How often does a person say that he or she cannot make a difference in the world – that they are too small, too poor, too far away from the […]

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Bishop Rhoades Begins Pastoral Visits at St. Charles Borromeo

Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades fielded a number of questions from students and taught a few Spanish lessons to young students when he made his first pastoral visit of the 2022-23 […]

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News Briefs: September 4, 2022

Pope Creates 20 New Cardinals, Including San Diego Bishop  VATICAN CITY (CNS) – In a ceremony to create 20 new cardinals, Pope Francis encouraged the College of Cardinals to have […]

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Priest announcement

Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades, Bishop of Fort Wayne-South Bend, has made the following announcement: Reverend Brian Carpenter to Parochial Vicar, St. Matthew Cathedral Parish, South Bend, effective September 1, 2022.

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‘Until We Reach Our Eternal Home’ – Retired Priest Laid to Rest

The Catholic community of Holy Family Parish in South Bend suffered the unexpected loss of their priest in residence, Father Jan Klimczyk, on Monday, Aug. 22.  Father Klimczyk, who retired […]

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New All Saints Columbarium at Catholic Cemetery Blessed

The sun shone brightly as Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades stood at the microphone on Aug. 23, 2022 at the Catholic Cemetery in Fort Wayne. In front of a crowd of […]

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Thousands of Students Educated in 100 Years in Wabash

On the feast day of St. Bernard of Clairvaux and coinciding with the beginning of the school year, it was fitting that St. Bernard Parish in Wabash celebrated the 100th […]

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Humility – one of the most treasured virtues

Twenty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time Luke 14:1, 7-14 “In the first reading, Sirach, the name of this book, derives from the name of the author, mentioned in the book. The […]

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Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades Statement on Death of Father Jan Klimczyk

We learned on Tuesday of the tragic death of Father Jan Klimczyk in an apparent hit-and-run accident late in the evening on Monday, Aug. 22 in South Bend while he […]

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75 Years of Loving Christ and Community at St. Dominic

On July, 8 1947, a new chapter began for the Catholics of St. Dominic in Bremen. Father Ralph G. Hoffman was installed as permanent pastor, formally establishing it as a […]

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Duo from Marian High School Finds Success in Music

Musical duo The Bergamot, composed of husband and wife Nathaniel Hoff and Jillian Speece, took root at Marian High School in the early 2000s. The two met at the Mishawaka […]

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Indiana woman’s true story ‘reclaims beauty of adoption’

EDINBURGH, Ind. (CNS) – Melissa Coles received a call in the late summer of 2019. She didn’t listen long before she figured it was a prank call and hung up. […]