Denise Fedorow

Freelance Writer

Denise (Garza) Fedorow was raised in Yonkers, N.Y., and moved to the Midwest after graduating high school. She currently lives in New Paris, Indiana, and attends St. John the Evangelist Church in Goshen. Denise has been writing professionally since 2000 and was first published in School Library Journal, several Catholic periodicals and in children's magazines, including Scholastic. She began writing for The Goshen News in 2001 as a correspondent and columnist. She also began writing for Today's Catholic in 2001. She has two grown sons and daughters-in-law and five grandchildren, all who live out West. Denise said God opened the window for her professional writing career after a disabling accident caused her to prematurely retire. She considers it a blessing to be able to share the Catholic faith and others’ faith journeys through her writing.

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Sister Colleen Bauer, SSND, celebrates golden jubilee

Sister Colleen Bauer, SSND, just celebrated two milestones — retiring from teaching after 49 years — 35 of which were spent at St. John the Evangelist Catholic School — and […]

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Father John Eze called from a very young age

Queen of Peace Pastor Father John Eze has one defining statement: “It is all by grace and mercy.” That statement is on a sign on the wall in his office.  […]

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Sacred Heart parishioners brew up ways to give back 

It didn’t take long for Craig and Abby McLaren to join Sacred Heart Parish when they moved to the Warsaw area and to start giving back with their new business […]

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David Langford received call at young age

David Langford knew from a very young age that God was calling him to the priesthood. Now with his upcoming ordination to the diaconate, he’s getting closer to fulfilling that […]

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Co-valedictorians lead Marian class of ‘22  

With identical GPAs of 4.7133, Rose Kavanaugh and Grace Weaver are sharing the title of valedictorian at Marian High School this year. That’s not all the girls have in common. […]

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Bishop Rhoades visits Marian High School on patroness’ feast day

It was a rainy start to the feast of Our Lady of Lourdes on Friday, Feb. 11, but Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades received a warm welcome from the staff and […]

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Gropps thankful for the power of prayer

Even for a family rooted in their Catholic faith, a health scare can elevate the ability to trust in the Lord — and show just how powerful prayer can be.  […]

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Our Lady of Lourdes Grotto at Marian High School dedicated

The sun peeked out and the rain subsided in time for the dedication and blessing of the newly constructed Our Lady of Lourdes Grotto and altar on the Marian High […]

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St. Thomas students encouraged to be ‘children of the light’

Catholic students in the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend have returned to their classrooms for the 2021-22 school year, and through Mass at the University of Saint Francis and a […]

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Bilingual principal a first for St. John the Evangelist School

Virginia Muñoz of Goshen has many roles — educator, wife of Deacon Giovani Muñoz, mother of six, director of religious education at St. John the Evangelist Parish in Goshen, and […]

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Deacon Everett pursuing call to mission work

Deacon Frederick Everett will end 33 years of diocesan employment June 30 to pursue a calling for missionary work. He will continue his diaconate service at St. Matthew Cathedral Parish, […]

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Celebration on feast of Corpus Christi includes renovation blessing

It was a full house at Blessed Sacrament on June 6 for the feast of Corpus Christi and the blessing of the newly renovated social hall by Bishop Kevin C. […]