Christopher Lushis

Christopher Lushis

Freelance Writer

Christopher Lushis is a freelance writer and photographer from Bethlehem, Pa. He is a graduate of both Holy Cross College and the University of Notre Dame, where he studied psychology and theology. He primarily covers news and events in the South Bend/Notre Dame area of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend in Indiana.

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High schools, elementaries collaborate to feed students

While most schools in the U.S. have closed their doors for the remainder of the academic year and transitioned to online learning, some also have looked for a way to […]

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‘God knew I needed this little extra time’

While the customary joy of entrance into full communion with the Church has been postponed for the present time, some candidates have been able to receive this additional period of […]

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Diocese celebrates with joy ordination of Fathers Arroyo, St. Louis, Niezer

Click here for more photos from Nate Proulx Click here for more photos from Joshua Schipper “God is blessing our diocese today in giving us these three deacons, Spenser, José […]

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Two lay down lives to imitate Christ in Sacred Order of the Diaconate

Click here for more photos by John Martin and Nate Proulx “Our diocese rejoices today that these two young men, Daniel and Stephen, are being ordained as deacons of the […]

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‘Fundamental beauty of life’ portrayed by young artists

St. Joseph County Right to Life, one of Northern Indiana’s foremost promotors of human dignity and defenders of the vulnerable, strives to educate individuals across the lifespan about the importance […]

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Violi brothers, St. Monica Parish; a legacy intertwined

For nearly a century, St. Monica Parish in Mishawaka has been a fixture on the north side of the St. Joseph River and served as a proud home for numerous […]

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Students baptized by Bishop Rhoades on feast day of St. Joseph

Click here for more photos from the day by Derby Photography. “Look to St. Joseph!” This was the heart of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades’ message during a pastoral visit to […]

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Mercy of Christ and love of Mary draws crowd to St. Pius X

“What time is it? Now is the time of Mercy!” This was the enthusiastic message of Father Michael Gaitley, MIC, during his weekend retreat at St. Pius X Parish on […]

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Mercy and Mary Retreat offers transformative faith opportunity

Where sin abounds, grace abounds all the more. These memorable words from St. Paul’s Letter to the Romans remain equally true in the present day and life of the Church. […]

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Crucifix brings its holy history to men’s conference

The Rekindle the Fire Diocesan Men’s Conference annually encourages participants to live out their Catholic faith with passion and authenticity. This one-day retreat, which also calls men to a deeper […]

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Plan for St. Andrew Church preservation achieved

St. Andrew Church, a historical fixture on Fort Wayne’s east side for over 100 years, has not functioned as a parish church since 2003 and currently stands in need of […]

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Moments of witness, outreach at March for Life

While many travelers to the National March for Life in Washington, D.C., returned home sooner than initially expected due to impending snowfall, numerous pilgrims from the local diocesan and college […]