Eric Peat

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Horvath Enjoying Early Taste of NFL Success

It didn’t take long for Zander Horvath to make his mark in the National Football League. In the Los Angeles Chargers’ season-opener against the Las Vegas Raiders, quarterback Justin Herbert […]

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Seminarians Outlast Priests in Eighth Cupertino Classic

As the final seconds ticked off the clock and both sides embraced at midcourt, two things were abundantly clear: we are blessed beyond measure to have our parish priests, and […]

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Medical Mission Trip Highlights Diocesan Support of Sister Parishes

One tooth at a time. That’s how Father Brian Isenbarger recently grew in his understanding of the state of medical care in Aguanqueterique, Honduras. The parochial vicar at St. Vincent […]

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Christmas Shoebox Project Spreads Joy of Giving This Advent Season

As Catholics around the world plan to spend the season of Advent preparing for the coming of Christ, one group of children is already working to bring the love of […]

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Priests, Seminarians Set to Renew Roundball Rivalry

For 364 days of the year, our diocesan priests and seminarians stand together as brothers in Christ. But for one night every year, they take the basketball court as opposing […]

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State Runner-Up Finish Caps Stellar Season for Marian Boys Soccer

It was a storybook season that had it all – a slew of close games, a classic battle against rivals, a high-scoring star player, and an improbable postseason run. Even […]

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Tim Tebow Headlines Record Turnout at Right to Life Banquet

“Life is on the line, and we have the ability to do something about it. Because we know that every life from womb to tomb is valuable. It matters so […]

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Opponents on the Field, Saints and Knights Stand United in Christ

Moments before engaging their opponents in a physical contest that would test the limits of their endurance and will, more than 100 young men paused to exhibit the ultimate symbol […]

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Opening his Heart to the Lord Led Anderson to Ordination

Sam Anderson will never forget the events of Holy Week during his junior year of college, when – after years of hearing the Lord’s call – he finally opened his […]

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September is Suicide Prevention Month: St. Dymphna’s Refuge Fills Need in Church for Mental Health Support

In the fall of 2021, St. Therese Parish in Fort Wayne hosted a presentation by NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness. As attendees mingled together afterwards, the conversation took […]

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Catholic High Schools Gear up for Football Season

The days are getting shorter, the weather is turning crisper, and school is back in session. For area sports fans, that means another season of high school football has arrived. […]

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Celebrating the Joys of Priesthood at Golden Jubilee Mass

A few days before his Golden Jubilee Mass celebrating 50 years as a priest, Father Bill Sullivan opened up a box that had been sitting in storage for quite some time. […]