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Rekindle the Fire — enlightening for father and sons

The upcoming “Rekindle the Fire” men’s conference, a strong and growing tradition in the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend, invites the Holy Spirit to bring the blessings best suited to […]

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Bills offer protections for pregnant women in the workplace

As a leading pro-life voice in the Catholic Church calls on 2020 to be a “Year of Service for Pregnant Women,” the Indiana Catholic Conference is closely monitoring legislation that […]

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News Briefs: January 26, 2020

Judge blocks Trump’s order on state refugee settlement WASHINGTON (CNS) — A federal judge in Maryland issued a preliminary injunction Jan. 15 blocking the Trump administration from enforcing an executive […]

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Mom of twins says ‘miracle’ events led her to reject abortion, choose life

By Dave Hrbacek MENDOTA HEIGHTS, Minn.  — Alonna Mertz prayed in front of abortion clinics as a teenager in Michigan, driven by her well-formed, pro-life conviction. Then, in 2017 as […]

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‘Don’t be afraid to be faithful to the truth of Christ’

Students at Bishop Luers High School, Fort Wayne, were challenged to seek truth and a deeper relationship with Jesus Christ during a pastoral visit by Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades on […]

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Christ the Teacher (formerly Light of Learning) Award winners 2020

To this year’s award winners, thank you and congratulations! AVILLA Chad Helmkamp, St. Mary of the Assumption School   BESANCON Amber Wharton, St. Louis Academy   DECATUR Amy Ross, St. […]

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Weekly schedule of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Sunday, January 19: 10 a.m. — Byzantine Divine Liturgy, Chapel of Mary, Seat of Wisdom, Malloy Hall, University of Notre Dame  Sunday, January 19: 5 p.m. — Vespers and Dinner, Old College, University […]

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Rest in Peace: January 19, 2020

Auburn Mary Drake, 83, Immaculate Conception Bluffton Evelyn D. Morrissey, 91, St. Joseph Churubusco James Brown, 72, St. John Bosco Fort Wayne Lisa A. Jackson, 65, Our Lady of Good […]

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We have been called to know the Lord

Second Sunday in Ordinary Time John 1:29-34 The Book of Isaiah furnishes this weekend’s first reading from the Scriptures. There is an overtone of relief and joy. There is the […]

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News Briefs: January 19, 2020

Legatus members are ‘ambassadors’ who bring their faith to the marketplace INDIANAPOLIS (CNS) — When the Indianapolis chapter of Legatus marked its 30th anniversary, Tom Monaghan, founder of Domino’s Pizza […]

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Senate bill would update TANF payments, eligibility guidelines

A lifeline exists for the poorest residents of Indiana to lift themselves up in the toughest of times, but outdated guidelines keep most them from taking full advantage of it. […]

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Convienient grace: Profiles in the CCD/Religious Education setting

The journey continues for catechetical leaders throughout the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend, as faith formation programs enter the new year with renewed hope inspired by the Christmas season. Bridges […]