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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Annual Bishop’s Appeal: local, visible and invisible support

“All politics is local.” A principle that guided strategists, campaign managers and candidates again this year, the adage means that in the election booth voters tend to make the choice […]

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‘A faith home away from home’

A place of prayer, respite, study and worship for Catholic students at Manchester University opened its doors Tuesday evening, Sept. 17. A blessing by Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades and a […]

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Friendship, unity found at Rejoice Women’s Retreat

FORT WAYNE — Rejoice Women’s Retreat, an opportunity for women to allow Scripture and words of encouragement from other Catholic women to re-energize their zeal for the faith, has opened […]

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New St. Rose of Lima pastor installed

Father Maicaal Lobo, right, is installed as pastor of St. Rose of Lima Parish in Monroeville Sunday, Sept. 1. Father Mark Gurtner, vicar general, at left, celebrated the Mass of […]

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Diocese welcomes new Secretary for Communications

Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades has announced the appointment of Fort Wayne native Jennifer Simerman as the new Secretary for Communications for the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend. Simerman’s responsibilities include […]

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Our Lady of Good Hope altar dedicated, renovations blessed on 50th anniversary

Click here for more photos by John Martin. Long-awaited by Our Lady of Good Hope’s 964 families, significant renovations to the Fort Wayne parish are nearly complete. A $2.6 million […]

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Catholic Schools Office Superintendent Marsha Jordan dies

A 40-year veteran of Catholic schools of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend, Marsha Jordan, passed away Thursday, May 9 at the age of 67. Jordan had battled cancer for […]

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Easter is Church’s greatest feast, ‘solemnity of solemnities,’ says bishop

Morning sun streaming through stained glass illustrated the joy of the Resurrection at St. Francis Xavier Church, Pierceton, on Sunday, as the rural parish celebrated the presence of Bishop Kevin […]

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Catholic schools: The choice that builds a legacy of faith

“Is it in a good school district?” The question was among those that used to be standard for young couples looking to buy a home in a new neighborhood. Even […]

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A look back at 2018 in the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend

Catholics in the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend were witnesses to moments of grace and awe during the past year, reminding us of the Lord’s great power and of His […]

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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 […]