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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Rekindle the Fire Returns to Inspire Men on Faith Journey

The Rekindle the Fire Catholic Men’s Conference, an annual one-day event designed to help men grow in their Catholic faith, returns to the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum in Fort […]

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Andrew Dinners Aim to Promote Priestly Discernment Among Young Men

Each year, the Vocations Office of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend hosts two dinners – one in South Bend and one in Fort Wayne – to help offer resources […]

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Advent, Christmas are Special for Saint Anne’s Residents

While the Advent and Christmas seasons can be difficult for seniors who reside in assisted living or nursing care facilities, employees of Saint Anne’s Communities in Fort Wayne help their […]

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From RCIA to OCIA: Explaining the Shift

Currently, in parishes across the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend, classes are underway to help form men and women interested in knowing more about the Catholic faith – or, perhaps, […]

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Maintaining Cemetery Grounds Gives Hope to Those in Grief

The grief that comes with death is inevitable – particularly for the families and loved ones of the deceased. Across the diocese, grounds-keepers and their crews at Catholic cemeteries work […]

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St. Jude in South Bend Marks 75th Anniversary

Throughout the past year, the St. Jude Parish community in South Bend has recognized its 75th anniversary, which culminated in several celebratory events in October, with the final celebration taking […]

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How Two Young Priests Are Inspiring Vocations

This past May, Bishop Rhoades named Father Jonathan Norton and Father Daniel Niezer to their current roles as Diocesan Director of Seminarians and Diocesan Promoter of Priestly Vocations, respectively. In […]

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Friendships Celebrated at Central Catholic Reunions

Central Catholic High School in Fort Wayne closed in 1972, but classmates continue to gather once a year for an all-school reunion. On Wednesday, September 20, former Central Catholic students […]

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St. Paul School of Leaders Prepares Parishioners to Evangelize 

Currently in its piloting stage at St. Vincent de Paul Church in Fort Wayne, the St. Paul School of Leaders Program is an avenue for adults to learn more about […]

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Serra Club of South Bend Celebrates 75 Years

Chartered in 1948, this year marks the Serra Club of South Bend’s 75th anniversary. A chapter of the larger organization Serra International, their mission is to pray, promote, and foster […]

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How the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend Plans to Participate in the National Eucharistic Congress

For the first time in almost a century, the Catholic Church in the United States will host a National Eucharistic Congress. Discerned and approved by the nation’s bishops and overseen […]

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Ava’s Grace Retreat Seeks to Offer Support to Grieving Parents

First held in March of 2019, the ava’s grace Annual Retreat for Couples is a healing opportunity for grieving parents within the diocese mourning the loss of a baby before […]