Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

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Statement of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades on gun violence

The terrible plague of deadly mass shootings in our country calls us, in the words of the U.S. bishops, “to fight this social disease that has infected our nation.” I […]

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Priest appointment

The Most Reverend Kevin C. Rhoades, Bishop of Fort Wayne-South Bend, has made the following appointment: Reverend Dermot Gahan, to Parochial Vicar of St. Matthew Cathedral Parish, South Bend, effective […]

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‘Truth is a condition for authentic freedom’

Happy Fourth of July! As we celebrate our nation’s independence, I invite you to reflect on the meaning of freedom from the perspective of our faith. We heard about freedom […]

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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 18, 2019: Reverend Jose Arroyo to Parochial Vicar, St. John […]

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Additional priest assignments

The Most Reverend Kevin C. Rhoades, Bishop of Fort Wayne-South Bend, has made the following assignments of priests, effective June 18, 2019: Reverend Sunday Ojodunileka Akuh, to Parochial Vicar, Holy […]

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Pentecost collection needs your support

Dear Friends in Christ, In this season of Easter, we are living the encounter with Our Risen Lord not only as something of the past, but in the present communion […]

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Priest transfers

The Most Reverend Kevin C. Rhoades, Bishop of Fort Wayne-South Bend, has made the following assignments of priests, effective June 18, 2019: Reverend Philip DeVolder from Residence, St. Charles Borromeo […]

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The Pontifical Good Friday Collection

Dear Friends in Christ: During Holy Week, the Gospel readings come to life in a special way as we gather to celebrate the life, death and resurrection of Jesus. The […]

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Give to the Catholic Relief Services Collection

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, Soon our diocese will take The Catholic Relief Services Collection (CRSC). Your support of this collection serves Jesus in disguise in some of the […]

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Statement regarding the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act

Ash Wednesday 2019 Dear Friends in Christ, It was not only very disappointing, but horrifying, that the U.S. Senate recently failed to pass the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act. Those […]

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Bishop's Column: In Truth and Charity

This Lent, refrain from sins of the tongue

Jesus’ words in the passage from the Sermon on the Plain, which we hear in this Sunday’s Gospel (Luke 6:39-45), offer us important counsel as we begin the season 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 Brian Ching, C.S.C., to Rector, Basilica of the Sacred Heart, Notre Dame, effective […]