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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Using the gifts God gave you: Exploring charisms

The children of Lori Massa were getting older. So in 2013, the homeschooling Mom began to look for another arena in which she could constructively contribute; maybe either a career […]

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‘The Lord wants to speak to us through the Scriptures’

Christians’ relationship with God depend on a growing familiarity with His word, parishioners of St. Vincent de Paul Parish in Fort Wayne were told by Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades at […]

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Why does the world need a Catholic press?

When Pope Francis met with members of the Italian Union of the Catholic Press in September, he reminded them that through words of peace, they can help others distinguish good […]

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Diocese blessed by decade of Bishop Rhoades’ pastoral leadership

At a Solemn Mass of Installation Jan. 13, 2010, the Memorial of St. Hilary of Poitiers, the Most Reverend Kevin C. Rhoades became the ninth bishop of Fort Wayne-South Bend. […]

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Items used by early bishops on loan to Diocesan Museum

A request by Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades to the U.S. Province of the Congregation of the Holy Cross has resulted in a loan to Diocesan Museum, Fort Wayne, of several […]

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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 […]