Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

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Priest appointments

The Most Reverend Kevin C. Rhoades, Bishop of Fort Wayne-South Bend, has made the following appointments: Reverend Kenneth Amadi to Parochial Vicar, St. Joseph Parish, Mishawaka, effective May 26, 2021. […]

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New priest assignments

The Most Reverend Kevin C. Rhoades, Bishop of Fort Wayne-South Bend, has made the following assignments of priests, effective June 21, 2021: Reverend Michael Ammer, to Parochial Vicar, St. Jude […]

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Deacon appointment

The Most Reverend Kevin C. Rhoades, Bishop of Fort Wayne-South Bend, has made the following appointment:  Deacon Jerome Kohrman, from Diaconal Ministry at St. Mary, Mother of God Parish, Fort […]

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Deacon assignments

The Most Reverend Kevin C. Rhoades, Bishop of Fort Wayne-South Bend, has made the following assignments of transitional deacons for the summer of 2021: Deacon Mark Hellinger to St. Mary […]

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Lifting of the Dispensation from the Obligation of Mass

Roman Catholic Province of Indianapolis Effective 11 June 2021 The celebration of the Eucharist at Mass is the source and summit of our life and mission as Catholics. Since March […]

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Pentecost letter to the faithful

Dear Friends in Christ: We are approaching the Solemnity of Pentecost, the end of the liturgical season of Easter. On Pentecost Sunday the Holy Spirit came down upon the disciples […]

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Priest assignments

The Most Reverend Kevin C. Rhoades, Bishop of Fort Wayne-South Bend, has made the following assignments of priests, effective June 15, 2021: Reverend Gregory Abuya, to Parochial Vicar, St. Jude […]

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Priest appointment

The Most Reverend Kevin C. Rhoades, Bishop of Fort Wayne-South Bend, has made the following appointment, effective April 10, 2021: Reverend Geoffrey Mooney, C.S.C., to Parochial Vicar, Christ the King Parish, […]

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‘He has been raised; He is not here’

The following is the text of the homily of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades during the Easter Vigil at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception April 3.  This is a most […]

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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 […]