Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

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‘Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace to those on whom His favor rests’

The following is the homily delivered by Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades on Dec. 24 at Christmas Mass during the Night, at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Fort Wayne: Two […]

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The Face of God

In these last days of Advent, we are invited by the Church’s liturgies to turn to the Lord as we focus on the coming of Jesus at Christmas. We can […]

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O Mary, Conceived without Sin, Pray for Us Who Have Recourse to Thee

The following is a portion of a homily delivered by Bishop Rhoades at the annual Mass for the St. Vincent de Paul Society of South Bend on Nov. 27. Today […]

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Citizens of the Kingdom Not of This World

The following is the homily preached by Bishop Rhoades at St. Joseph Parish in Mishawaka on Nov. 25th, the Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe: On […]

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St. Mary Catherine Kasper, Pray For Us!

The following is the text of the homily of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades at the Mass of Thanksgiving for the Canonization of Mother Mary Catherine Kasper on Nov. 4 at […]

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Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for righteousness

The following is the text of the homily given by Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades on the Solemnity of All Saints, Nov. 1, at the Basilica of the Sacred Heart, University […]

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From Crisis to Healing: A Diocesan Day of Prayer and Penance

Pastoral letter to the people of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend My Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ: The re-emergence of the clergy sex abuse crisis has affected us […]

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Bishop ordains new priests of the Congregation of the Holy Spirit

Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades ordains new priests of the Congregation of the Holy Spirit in the Diocese of Nnewi, Nigeria, Aug. 4. Click here for more photos.    

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The inspiration of St. Mother Theodore Guerin

The following is the homily given by Bishop Rhoades at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods on July 22, at the end of the Diocesan Heritage Pilgrimage: I have wanted to come here to […]

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Bishop Rhoades issues statement on immigration issues

In response to the Trump administration’s recent decisions regarding immigration, the Most Reverend Kevin C. Rhoades, Bishop of Fort Wayne-South Bend, issued the following statement: “Recent developments in our government’s […]

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‘Jesus, my Lord and my God, I trust in you’

The following is an adapted version by Bishop Rhoades of his homily on Divine Mercy Sunday at St. Anthony de Padua Church, South Bend: I’d like to invite you to […]

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‘Alleluia!’ — God Be Praised!

The following is the homily of Bishop Rhoades at the Easter Vigil on March 31 in the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Fort Wayne: We began this Easter Vigil in […]