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Pope calls for more attentive, prayerful listening to Gospel readings

By Carol Glatz VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Benedict XVI invited all Catholics to listen more carefully and prayerfully to the Gospel readings, especially during Sunday Mass, and to set […]

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New translation a 'fresh opportunity' to renew liturgy, bishop says

By Brian T. Olszewski ST. FRANCIS, Wis. (CNS) — The latest English translation of the revised order of the Mass in the Roman Missal is not expected to be officially […]

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Pope establishes structure for Anglicans uniting with Rome

By Cindy Wooden VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Benedict XVI has established a special structure for Anglicans who want to be in full communion with the Roman Catholic Church while […]

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Podcast: October 25, 2009

This week’s Today’s Catholic covers the rededication Mass of the MacDougal Chapel in honor of St. Mother Theodore Guérin. Bishop D’Arcy will ordain Deacons Fernando Jimenez and Jacob Runyon to […]

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Pope appoints Indiana pastor to head Diocese of Cheyenne

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Pope Benedict XVI has named Father Paul D. Etienne, a pastor in the Indianapolis Archdiocese, as the new bishop of Cheyenne, Wyo. The appointment was announced Oct. […]

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Fernando Jimenez ordained priest for all God’s people

By Kay Cozad FORT WAYNE — In this Year For Priests, as declared by Pope Benedict XVI, the sanctification of all priests holds special meaning for one young man. Deacon […]

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Jacob Runyon ordained as man of prayer

By Kay Cozad SOUTH BEND — With ordination less than two weeks away, Deacon Jacob Runyon, or Deacon Jake as he’s known, is excited about the upcoming event that will […]

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God’s mercy is everlasting

30th Sunday in Ordinary Time Mk 10:46-52 The Book of Jeremiah provides this weekend’s first reading. A few facts about Jeremiah are known from the book itself. He was from […]

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A thinking man’s guide to writing about, cheering for the team

There’s never been a day in the last 28 years that I’ve regretted entering the field of journalism, in particular, sports journalism. Although I’ve been reminded by some boisterous football […]

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The whole Christ comes to us when we receive Communion

About holy Communion: Some history The first time I drank from the chalice and received the most precious blood of the Lord was on Feb. 3, 1957, at the Chapel […]

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Father Kohrman installed at St. Vincent de Paul, Elkhart

By Denise Fedorow ELKHART — Bishop John D’Arcy celebrated Mass at St. Vincent de Paul Church in Elkhart on Sunday, Oct. 18, and installed their new pastor, Father Glenn Kohrman. […]

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Saint Joseph’s High School cellist takes his music to Paris

By Judy Bradford SOUTH BEND — Austin Huntington is a mellow guy, soft-spoken, not a lot of drama. But he can tell you exactly what playing the cello does for […]