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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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 […]

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Marian Knights hit the streets for service day

Students at Marian High School, Mishawaka, couldn’t be found in their classrooms on Oct. 17 because instead of opening their books, they were learning about serving the way Christ calls […]

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St. John the Evangelist School celebrates 150th anniversary

Click here for more photos by Peter Ringenberg Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades joined the students and staff of St. John the Evangelist School, and St. John the Evangelist parishioners, at […]

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St. Vincent de Paul celebrates 150 years as an ‘immigrant church’

Click here for more photos from the event. St. Vincent de Paul Parish in Elkhart celebrated its sesquicentennial of serving the faithful in Elkhart on Sunday, Sept. 30, with a […]

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New Blessed Sacrament Church dedicated in Albion

Click here for more photos from the event. The recently refinished wood was gleaming, the smell of new paint lingered, and the mood was one of celebration and anticipation as […]