Jeannie Ewing

Jeannie Ewing

Freelance Writer

Jeannie Ewing believes the world focuses too much on superficial happiness and then crumbles when sorrow strikes. Because life is about more than what makes us feel happy, she writes about the hidden value of suffering and even discovering joy in the midst of grief. As a disability advocate, Jeannie shares her heart as a mom of two girls with special needs in “Navigating Deep Waters: Meditations for Caregivers” and is the author of “From Grief to Grace: The Journey from Tragedy to Triumph.” She is a frequent guest on Catholic radio and contributes to several online and print Catholic magazines. See her professional portfolio at http://lovealonecreates.com/about-me/.

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Deacon Patrick Hake

Attend the Ordination: Saturday, June 2 at 11 a.m., Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, 1122 South Clinton St., Fort Wayne Live Streaming will also be offered through social media channels. A pretty typical […]

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The ‘dark stuff’ of grief

I recently overheard a woman say she had finally aired the “dark stuff” of her grief over losing her best friend to death after childbirth. It made wonder: Why do […]

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University of Saint Francis grads sent out to ‘bear fruit’

“Jesus … gives us a mission. He sends us.” The words of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades’ homily at the University of Saint Francis baccalaureate Mass May 5 resounded to graduates […]

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Mentoring program sets new teachers up for success

Much has been reported about a national teacher shortage, and at times diocesan schools have also experienced difficulty finding the right teacher, or enough qualified teachers for open positions. Perhaps […]

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Call to serve others heard loudly at Catholic schools

One of the many positive things that can be said of the Catholic schools in the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend is this: They are generous and respond to the […]

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Golden jubilee year for Catholic Charismatic Renewal

One of the beautiful aspects of the Catholic faith is its many forms of spiritual expressions, which appeal to different personalities, generations, families and cultures. Some enjoy the richness of […]

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St. John the Baptist pledges to ‘Rebuild My Church’

When Jesus spoke the words, “rebuild my Church” to St. Francis of Assisi, He was speaking both figuratively and literally. The church structure at San Damiano was dilapidated and in […]

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Losses, grief test couple’s vocation

Grief is multifaceted and often complex. The depth of suffering from loss ranges widely for everyone, but this deep-seated pain is often accompanied by difficult and intense emotions. One’s spiritual […]

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Parish’s dedication to the Blessed Mother yields fruit

The life of devout and dynamic Catholics is varied and vast. Most have at least two things in common, however: a strong faith foundation from their families of origin, and […]

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‘Impelled to build community’

While ambling through the sanctuaries of most Catholic churches, one seldom ponders their beginnings and the rich stories that often accompany the founding of a parish. Most Precious Blood Catholic […]

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Strengthening each other, serving the community

What draws people to a particular parish remains subjective to the individual or family who is seeking. Some desire a strong sense of community, while others love a lively worship […]

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Formed.org: The Catholic faith, on demand

Living in the 21st century has made Catholics a digital people, whether they embrace and enjoy that truth or not. But instead of viewing technology as the antithesis of faith, […]