Denise Fedorow

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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St. John family seeks out graces of sacraments

Michael and Amber Mascola admit they have not always practiced the Catholic faith, but over the past few months — since joining St. John the Evangelist Parish in Goshen — […]

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Canceled baby shower garners donations for Women’s Care Center

The intentions were good. The Mom’s Group at St. John the Evangelist Parish in Goshen wanted to host a baby shower in honor of the Blessed Virgin Mary on the […]

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Daughters of Isabella DePaul Circle 434 looking to grow

The Daughters of Isabella group at St. Vincent de Paul Parish in Elkhart is called DePaul Circle 434 and was formed over 90 years ago, according to Local Regent Nancy […]

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Marian High School pastoral visit — ‘Have you accepted Mary as your personal mother?’

Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades celebrated a Mass honoring Our Lady of Lourdes with the students and faculty of Marian High School on Feb. 18. Our Lady of Lourdes is the […]

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Parish takes leap of faith to bring joy to children

A late-night leap of faith by Mom Amanda Woodiel paid off, and 150 ‘Boxes of Joy’ are on their way to children in five impoverished countries through Cross Catholic Outreach’s […]

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Requiem service a tribute to souls

An upcoming requiem prayer service and concert at St. Vincent de Paul Church, Elkhart, will have personal meaning not only to organizer and director of sacred music Brad Todorovich, but […]

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Sons build a legacy for St. Monica Parish

The men of the Sons of St. Monica at St. Monica Parish in Mishawaka started the group because they missed the opportunities they had in the past to hang out […]

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Cleaning for Christ and congregation

They go about their work efficiently and without a lot of fanfare. In fact, many parishioners likely take what they do for granted. But it’s the deep faith of those […]

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Liturgical musicians train to lead others into worship

Spanish-speaking musicians and choir members from around the diocese gathered at St. John the Evangelist Parish in Goshen Saturday, June 15, for a daylong workshop taught by Oregon Catholic Press […]

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Pastoral visit coincides with patroness’ feast day

There were multiple reasons to celebrate as Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades visited Marian High School in Mishawaka on Monday. His visit coincided with the feast of Our Lady of Lourdes, […]

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Haiti parish in need of support from ‘twin’ parish

Two hours from Florida by plane. Sometimes the country of Haiti seems far away, but it’s actually a neighbor — a neighbor in desperate need of help, creating an opportunity […]