Bethany Beebe

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Miss Virginia’s dream still growing as garden takes root

Virginia Schrantz, known locally as Miss Virginia, had an open-door policy for those in need. A food pantry named in her honor operates out of Schrantz’s former residence at 1312 […]

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St. Thomas parishioners ‘walk’ the road to the cross

During Lent, Christians around the world remember the last steps of Christ in a particular way, meditating on His walk and its meaning. One group within the Diocese of Fort […]

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Christ the light is always with us

In the heart of winter, the Church gives the faithful special means to remember the healing light of Christ. Rooted in ancient celebrations, Candlemas — a popular name for the […]

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Varsity Catholic: ‘life-giving’ evangelization

Fellowship of Catholic University Students has a presence on 159 campuses in the U.S., and on five international campuses, for the purpose of evangelizing to college students. An offshoot of […]

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St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Miracle Miles

For the 11th year, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish in Fort Wayne organized Miracle Miles walk and 5K run Aug. 3 to raise money for St. Mary’s Soup Kitchen, a […]

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On feast of Corpus Christi, eucharistic procession visits ill child

A surprise guest arrived June 23 at the home of a Fort Wayne 7-year-old. But he was not there to honor the child’s upcoming birthday, which was right around the […]

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A life filled with divine intervention: Father Sigler

Father Gary Sigler’s vocation is a God wink. His vocation history started early in life. At 13, the second-eldest of 10 children left day-to-day life with his parents, Thomas and […]

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Father Lourdino Fernandes is 50-year jubilarian

Father Lourdino Fernandes, pastor of St. Rose of Lima Parish in Monroeville, was born in Chinchinim, Goa, India on Dec. 4, 1943, to Constancio and Santana Ozorio Fernandes. The priest […]

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Catholic high schools set to graduate future saints

Facing the future with both faith and excitement, 770 students are preparing to graduate in May and June from the four Catholic high schools of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South […]

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Young voices reflect joy of the Annunciation

For more photos from the event by John Martin click here. Announcing the Good News of the Gospel on the solemnity of the Annunciation, Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades celebrated what […]

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Local retreat to mirror World Youth Day gathering

Ninth- through 12th-grade students are invited to a stateside, diocesan version of World Youth Day Feb. 8-10 at Bishop Dwenger High School, Fort Wayne. Topically mirroring World Youth Day in […]

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Students encouraged to be friends of Jesus at All-Schools Mass

On the feast day of St. Ignatius of Antioch, and wearing the red vestments of a Mass celebrated for a martyr, Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades gave attendees of the annual […]