Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

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Statement of Bishop Rhoades on the Inauguration of President Joseph Biden

I strongly support the statement of Archbishop Jose Gomez, the President of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, on this day of the inauguration of Joseph R. Biden, Jr. […]

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The Year of St. Joseph

St. Joseph, patron saint of the universal Church, is seen on the grounds of the Sisters of St. Francis of Perpetual Adoration Provincialate, Mishawaka, over the weekend following ice and […]

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Mary: Daughter of Israel, Mother of God, Queen of Peace

The following is the text of Bishop Rhoades’ homily on New Year’s Eve at St. Louis, Besancon Parish. January 1st is the eighth day of the Octave of Christmas. For […]

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A Christmas letter to all the faithful

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, “Behold, I proclaim to you good news of great joy that will be for all people. For today in the city of David a […]

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Bishop's Column: In Truth and Charity

Advent hope during the pandemic

Advent is a time of waiting, of expectation and of hope. This year, we are all waiting, expecting and hoping for an end to the COVID-19 pandemic. We wait for […]

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Keeping Sunday holy during the pandemic

Since apostolic times, Sunday has been considered “the Lord’s Day.” It is the day of Christ’s resurrection, “a weekly Easter,” in which we celebrate Christ’s victory over sin and death. […]

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Bishop Rhoades comments on Pope Francis’ civil union remarks

The following is a response from Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades to remarks made by Pope Francis in the movie, “Francesco,” which have been widely discussed. FORT WAYNE — A quote […]

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Province of Indianapolis — Extension of Dispensation

22 October 2020 The following statement has been issued by the Catholic bishops of the Province of Indianapolis, which is comprised of the Archdiocese of Indianapolis and the dioceses of […]

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Red Mass 2020

This homily was given by Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades at Holy Rosary Cathedral, Toledo, Oct. 3 and the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Fort Wayne, Oct. 5. The Red Mass […]

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Faithful Citizenship in a Divided Nation: The Political Responsibility of Catholics

  The following is a talk given by Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades on September 24 at Holy Cross College, Notre Dame. In this talk on faithful citizenship and our political […]

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Priest and deacon appointments

The Most Reverend Kevin C. Rhoades, Bishop of Fort Wayne-South Bend, has made the following appointments, effective September 5, 2020: Deacon Geoffrey Mooney, C.S.C., to diaconal ministry at Christ the […]

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Priest appointment

The Most Reverend Kevin C. Rhoades, Bishop of Fort Wayne-South Bend, has made the following appointment, effective August 3, 2020: Reverend John Conley, C.S.C., to Pastor, Sacred Heart Parish, Notre […]