Jodi Marlin

Jodi Marlin

Publications Manager

Before settling in as editor of Today’s Catholic, Jodi Marlin was a reporter and editor at The Papers, Inc. for eight years, a reporter for The Elkhart Truth for 5 years and a freelance writer for various publications. She is fluent in Spanish, too, with her most recent studies of the language having led to a Master’s Certificate in Spanish Translation from the University of Texas in 2014. Previous to taking a position with the diocese, Jodi served at St. John the Evangelist school and parish in Goshen, where she was coordinator of Hispanic Ministry, Spanish teacher for grades K-5 and parish DRE. As editor of Today’s Catholic Jodi assigns stories to writers and photographers, conducts staff meetings, edits incoming copy, reviews wire services for national and world stories and communicates with readers, writers and lay and ecclesial ministers.

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The annulment process in practice: Mary’s story

Soul-searching. Uncomfortable. Difficult. The words used to describe the annulment process, by people who have gone through it, are gloomy. How could they not be? The process of determining the […]

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Diocesan Review Board member comments on released list

FORT WAYNE, Ind. — Donald Schmid, a member of the Review Board of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend since approximately 2006 and former federal prosecutor and Assistant United States […]

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Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend to release names of priests who committed sexual abuse

Updated Aug. 21 to include the full text of Bishop’s Rhoades’ statement to the press on Aug. 17. FORT WAYNE, Ind. — August 17, 2018 The Most Reverend Kevin C. […]

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World Refugee Day open house

Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend hosted an open house the afternoon of June 20 in observance of World Refugee Day. The event was designed to “bring […]

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Diocese prepares for regional Encuentro

Spanish-speaking Catholic faithful and diocesan representatives from three states will head to the University of Notre Dame next month to refine the singular voice with which they will speak at […]

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Voluntary use of pre-Vatican II obligation growing

Appropriating the chapel veil It wasn’t all that long ago — a little over 50 years — that the Second Vatican Council met to address the relationship between the Catholic […]

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The day a mother’s love changed the world

New book brings together the mysteries, history-altering influences of Our Lady of Guadalupe Resentment. Distrust. Violence. As the Aztec Indians came under the rule of Spanish conquistadors in the early […]

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‘A Catholic Bishop’s Reflection on the Reformation’

In light of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation this year, Protestant denominations worldwide have been reflecting on the events, architects and dogmas of their faith. As part of its […]

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Catechetical institute to observe anniversary of Catechism

Matthew Kelly keynote speaker at Zeal Summit in Warsaw Sept. 9 Twenty-five years ago, in October 1992, St. John Paul II promulgated the Catechism of the Catholic Church. It was on […]

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‘What a Catholic university is all about’

University of Saint Francis projects will promote the ‘dual Catholic priorities of faith and reason’ Click here for more photos. The University of Saint Francis took a powerful step toward […]

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New Evangelization Summit: ‘Our faith overcomes the world’

By Jodi Marlin and Stephanie A. Patka Click here for more photos from the event. Atop of the list of goals for the third annual New Evangelization Summit was that […]

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Simple truths, relevance take center stage at New Evangelization Summit

Building on St. John Paul II’s call for a “new evangelization” of the world, the third annual New Evangelization Summit hopes to inspire and train Catholics in two countries to […]