Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

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Bishop's Column: In Truth and Charity

‘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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Bishop's Column: In Truth and Charity

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, […]

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Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades’ statement on discovery of remains of over 2,000 unborn children

I join my voice to the many people who have expressed their horror and disgust at the discovery of 2,246 medically preserved remains of unborn babies in the Illinois home […]

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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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Bishop's Column: In Truth and Charity

‘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 […]