Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

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Jesus, the Resurrection and the Life, defeats the virus of sin and overcomes the rule of death

The following homily was given by Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades March 29, 2020, on the Fifth Sunday of Lent, during a livestreamed Mass at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, […]

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‘May Jesus, the light of the world, lead us on’

The following homily was given by Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades March 22, 2020, on the Fourth Sunday of Lent, during a livestreamed Mass at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, […]

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Misas suspendidas por toda la diócesis

Estimados fieles de la Diócesis de Fort Wayne-South Bend, En medio de la pandemia del coronavirus, les escribo para alentarlos, en las palabras del Santo Padre, el Papa Francisco, “a […]

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Masses suspended across diocese

Dear Faithful of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend, In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, I write to encourage you, in the words of our Holy Father, Pope Francis, […]

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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 of the Assumption Parish, Decatur, […]

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Friendship with Our Jewish Brothers and Sisters

Statement by Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades This past November, over 1,000 Catholics and Jews of Fort Wayne, Indiana, gathered to pray together at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church in a […]

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With Catholic Relief Services in El Salvador Part 2

I have always wanted to visit El Salvador. At my first assignment as a priest in York, Pennsylvania, I worked part-time at a Latino parish. One of the parishioners tutored […]

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‘Do You Accept Being Drawn Into God’s Trinitarian Life?’

The following is the text of a homily given to the Cor Jesu Young Adult Group at St. John the Baptist Church, Fort Wayne, on Jan. 8. Every year during […]

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An audience with Pope Francis

During the Ad Limina visit of bishops from Region VII to the Vatican Dec. 5-13, Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades, seminarians and a priest of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend […]

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Priest appointments

The Most Reverend Kevin C. Rhoades, Bishop of Fort Wayne-South Bend, has made the following appointments: Reverend Michael Osondu Okoro, C.S.Sp., to Priest Chaplain of the Poor Handmaids of Jesus […]

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The Shining Example of the Holy Family

The following homily was delivered by Bishop Rhoades at a Vigil Mass for the Feast of the Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph Dec. 29: When we think of […]

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Priest appointment

The Most Reverend Kevin C. Rhoades, Bishop of Fort Wayne-South Bend, has made the following appointment: Reverend Wimal Jayasuriya, to Parochial Vicar of Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Fort Wayne, […]