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Mass, museum exhibits to recall 175th anniversary of Miami Tribe’s removal

A Mass next month and two museum exhibits will remember the 175th anniversary of some members of the Miami Tribe of Native Americans being forced to leave their homeland in Indiana […]

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Annual Bishop’s Appeal — Invited to be witnesses to hope

FORT WAYNE — The Annual Bishop’s Appeal will kick off in many parishes of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend Sept. 26. As it gets underway, the hope — beyond […]

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New global initiative seeks to ‘unlock’ Catechism of the Catholic Church

By Anna Gapizzi Galvez WASHINGTON (CNS) — When is the last time you cracked open the Catechism of the Catholic Church? Odds are, it’s sitting on your bookshelf collecting dust. […]

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Confirmation retreats to welcome candidates

FORT WAYNE — Eighth-grade youths to be confirmed during the 2021-22 school year are invited to join their counterparts in the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend for either of two […]

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Summit encourages Catholic business leaders to end poverty

Speakers at Catholic Charities’ recent Poverty Summit urged area Catholic business and organization leaders to help end poverty by taking their faith to work. Nearly 80 leaders attended the lunch […]

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Eucharist heals from idolatry of ‘self,’ pope says at Mass in Budapest

BUDAPEST, Hungary (CNS) — Spending time in adoration of the Blessed Sacrament can heal Christians from a self-absorbed religiosity that is ostentatious and triumphalist, Pope Francis said. Presiding over the […]

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When our children leave the faith

Once upon a time, you may have prayed for your darling child to become a nun. Odds are you never prayed that she become a none. Gallup reported earlier this […]

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Texas law an opportunity to address what abortion is and what it isn’t

Abortion is back in the national spotlight in a big way — and not just as a political football to be tossed around during a presidential campaign. The controversy surrounding […]

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The exorcistic effect of the word of God

Many often think of exorcism only in relation to driving out demons from possessed people using ancient prayers. But truth be told, we all have afflictions, oppressions, temptations and other […]

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Weekly schedule of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Monday, September 13: 6:30 p.m. —  Virtual Meeting of United States Conference of Catholic Bishops Committee on Religious Liberty Tuesday-Wednesday, September 14-15 — Meeting of United States Conference of Catholic Bishops Administrative […]

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Discipleship means denying oneself and taking up the cross

Twenty-Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time Mark 8:27-35  The last and third section of the Book of Isaiah provides the first reading for this weekend in Ordinary Time. This passage is […]

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Obituaries

Rest in Peace: September 12, 2021

Bristol Darlene Frey, 88, St. Mary of the Annunciation Richard Mackey, 92, St. Mary of the Annunciation Fort Wayne Mickie A. Becker, 69, St. Jude Marie Jordan, 96, St. Jude […]