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‘1917’: about the Great War

NEW YORK (CNS) — “1917” (Universal) is a great movie about the Great War. By turns harrowing and lyrically beautiful — and deeply humane throughout — director and co-writer (with […]

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Diocese

The five essential marks of a Catholic school

By Dr. Joseph Brettnacher The Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend celebrates the 46th annual Catholic Schools Week this year from Sunday, Jan. 26, through Saturday, Feb. 1. The theme for […]

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Catholic Schools Office articulates long-term vision

Under Superintendent Dr. Joseph Brettnacher, the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend Catholic Schools Office is committed to its mission and the beliefs shared by all diocesan schools, providing sound religious […]

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Sin is no match for God

Third Sunday in Ordinary Time Matthew 4:12-23 The Book of Isaiah supplies this weekend’s first reading. It offers us a powerful lesson. When this part of Isaiah was written, God’s […]

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I believe: The value of Catholic schools

Many choices for primary and secondary education exist in modern society. Advocates for Catholic schools — parents, teachers, administrators and the students themselves — often sacrifice much for the opportunity […]

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Obituaries

Rest in Peace: January 26, 2019

Auburn Norma Teixeira, 86, Immaculate Conception Fort Wayne Rose A. Brown, 94, St. Vincent de Paul Margaret Freiburger, 93, St. Vincent de Paul Eugene Lewandowski, 89, Our Lady of Good […]

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A study of sloth in the life of Lot

In Bible study in my parish, we have been reading through Genesis. On Jan. 12 we read of Lot and the horrifying results of his decision to pitch his tent […]

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Perspective

Understanding the debate about celibacy

In one of those embarrassing public dust-ups that occasionally afflict our Church, a soon-to-be published book on priestly celibacy was publicized as being co-authored by retired Pope Benedict XVI until […]

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‘The Two Popes’: baloney, brilliantly acted

I first met Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI in June 1988; over the next three decades, I’ve enjoyed many lengthy conversations and interviews with him, including a bracing discussion covering many […]

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Bishop Rhoades celebrates Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

Gratitude abounds — To begin the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades concelebrated and preached a homily during the Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom of […]

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Right to Life of Northeast Indiana March for Life

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Around the Diocese: January 26, 2020

Theology on Tap South Bend winter series MISHAWAKA — Young adults in their 20s and 30s, single or married, in the South Bend area are welcome to come and enjoy […]