Claire Kenney

Freelance Writer

Claire Kenney began writing for Today’s Catholic as a student while attending Saint Mary’s College in Notre Dame, Indiana. Upon returning to the area years later, she rejoined the publication’s reporting team. Claire has written an assortment of articles for Today’s Catholic and has covered stories about the bishop’s initiatives and his curia. The article “One Family, Three Brides, Six Weeks” that she wrote for the Feb. 12, 2017 edition of Today’s Catholic inspired the recent Wall Street Journal article entitled “Three Sisters, Three Weddings: May, June, July.” In addition, Claire manages a portfolio of clients for whom she develops content for on a variety of topics. Her co-authored case, “Airbnb: Crisis Communication in the Sharing Economy” received recognition from the prestigious Arthur W. Page Society and is available for use worldwide. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in mass communication from Saint Mary’s in 2010 and received a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Notre Dame in 2016.

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First Class Relics Will Tour Diocese as Part of Eucharistic Revival

The first-class relics of Blessed Carlo Acutis and St. Manuel González García will tour seven churches in the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend this month. The tour begins on Wednesday, […]

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Parishes Create Street Evangelization Teams

Two parishes in the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend recently launched street evangelization teams to minister to their local populations.  St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish in Fort Wayne currently has […]

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St. Charles Borromeo’s Young Adult Ministry Hosts Second Retreat 

When St. Charles Borromeo’s pastor, Father Tom Shoemaker, returned from a meeting regarding the need for enhanced young adult formation within the Church, he communicated this need to current St. […]

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Wedding Mass Celebrates Significant Milestones in Marriage

On Sunday, Sept. 18, more than 30 couples gathered at St. Matthew’s Cathedral in South Bend to celebrate special wedding anniversaries. About a quarter of these couples celebrated a particularly […]

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St. Vincent de Paul Society hosts auction, dinner

On April 19, the St. Vincent de Paul Society of St. Joseph County hosted its annual Legacy Dinner. The dinner supports the mission of the society, which has served St. […]

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Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ community in Donaldson anticipates foundress’ canonization

On March 6, the Vatican announced that Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ foundress, Blessed Mother Mary Catherine Kasper, (or Maria Katharina, as she is known in German) will be recognized […]

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Diocesan teens, young adults show up in force for national March for Life

Youth and young adults from the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend were among those represented at the 2018 national March for Life in Washington, D.C., fighting for the youngest of […]

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Rebuilding park gives wings to Eagle Scout

Though not an initial goal of his, for years Huntington resident Jack Young worked his way up through the Boy Scouts of America program to earn the status of Eagle […]

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Social justice is the heartbeat of Notre Dame parish

Well-known for its commitment to social justice and located on the campus of the University of Notre Dame, Sacred Heart Parish is steeped in history. In fact, the parish website […]

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Holy Cross Parish educates the mind and the heart

The Congregation of Holy Cross has very much impacted the South Bend community. Decades ago, the congregation, founded by Blessed Basil Anthony Moreau, came to America from France and began […]

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Football player’s kicks contribute to curing cancer

Sometimes there’s no question that something’s the right thing to do. When Bishop Luers High School senior Peyton Howe saw a presentation for Kick-It, a worldwide program that raises money […]

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A diverse parish that gives back to the community

Described in its mission statement as a “multi-racial faith community, rooted in the African-American tradition,” St. Augustine Church in South Bend was originally formed in the late 1920s as a […]