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Warsaw Pilgrimage Site Receives Hundreds Under Our Lady’s Mantle

Marian pilgrimage sites around the world draw large crowds of the faithful, and on Aug. 13 the one in Warsaw swelled with a similar presence. For the 12th year, hundreds […]

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Public Schedule of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Tuesday, Aug. 23: 11 a.m. – Blessing of “All Saints” Columbarium, Catholic Cemetery, Fort Wayne             Thursday, Aug. 25: noon – Saint Anne Communities Board of Directors Meeting, St. Anne […]

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Rest in Peace: August 21, 2022

Arcola Ruby Gunkel, 86, St. Patrick  Auburn  Charles Schmidt, 90, Immaculate Conception Fort Wayne Rita A. Turflinger, 75, Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception  Mary L. Didion, 88, Queen of Angels  […]

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Choosing Eternal Life with Jesus 

Twenty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time Luke 13:22-30 The Book of Isaiah provides the first reading for this weekend. Isaiah is a fascinating book of Scripture, covering a long period of Hebrew […]

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Mural Dedication Part of Blessed Father Solanus Casey Celebration

The Blessed Father Solanus Casey 5th Annual Feast Day Celebration was held on Saturday, July 30, at the St. Felix Catholic Center in Huntington. Nearly 100 people participated in a […]

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Statue of Blessed Solanus Casey Installed at Cathedral

Visitors to the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Fort Wayne over the past few months have been greeted by a new statue of Blessed Solanus Casey as they enter […]

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Chapel in Rome City Designated an Oratory

God makes all things new, yet sometimes that renewal can take longer than expected. For years, the Marian shrine in Rome City dedicated to the Immaculate Virgin, Patroness of America, […]

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Milestones Celebrated at Mishawaka Convent

The Sisters of St. Francis of Perpetual Adoration celebrated on Monday, Aug. 1, as two of their members professed their first vows at the convent’s chapel in Mishawaka. Sister Emmanuel […]

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Archie Battersbee’s Story Highlights the Risks Of Legal Euthanasia

Archie Battersbee’s life tragically ended in a London hospital on Saturday, Aug. 6, when the 12-year-old was removed from the critical life support his family legally fought to continue. Archie’s […]

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Honoring the Legacy of a (Priestly) Father and Friend

By Scott Warden Last summer, I wrote about my family’s friendship with Father Bill Sullivan, who had recently retired from being a pastor — our pastor — in the Diocese […]

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A Right to Contraception?

July 25 marked the 54th anniversary of St. Paul VI’s encyclical “Humanae Vitae,” reaffirming the Church’s teaching on contraception and openness to the gift of new life. Four days earlier, […]

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News Briefs: August 21, 2022

Hong Kong: Five-Day Trial Set for Cardinal Zen, Four Defendants VATICAN CITY (CNS) – At a pre-trial hearing in Hong Kong, a judge set a five-day trial for Cardinal Joseph […]