Jodi Marlin

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Jodi Marlin served as editor of Today’s Catholic from July 2016 to January 2022. Prior to this, Jodi 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.

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Parish music minister to compose melodic retirement

The soundtrack of Jim Didier’s life is liturgical.  For six decades, worshippers at two Fort Wayne parishes have drawn closer to the Lord through the vocation of the musician, vocalist […]

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Adoration chapel invites visitors to spend time with the risen Lord

St. Vincent de Paul Parish in Fort Wayne has a longstanding and rich history of adoring Christ in the holy Eucharist. An adoration chapel incorporated into the 2001 construction of […]

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Christ our light: hope for a fearful world

Perhaps no liturgical season focuses more on hope than the season of Advent. But during the year 2020 — an unprecedented 12 months in the lives of the modern generations […]

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‘Christmas is the feast of love’

On a dark and below-freezing Christmas Eve midnight Mass at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Fort Wayne, Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades encouraged solidarity among all men and encouraged Catholics […]

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Father Charles Herman born into eternal life

Father Charles Herman is being remembered this week by parishioners of St. Francis Xavier in Pierceton this week as someone who was more concerned about how he could be present […]

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Memorial of St. Katharina Kasper added to diocesan calendar 

The canonization of Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ foundress Maria Katharina Kasper in 2018 was an occasion of great joy in the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend, especially at the congregation’s motherhouse in Donaldson. There is rejoicing again this […]

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Candlelit prayer service to commemorate departed loved ones

In November, the Church remembers and celebrates the lives of the faithful departed. Beginning with the celebration of All Souls’ Day, their memories are honored and the living are encouraged […]

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The hidden pro-life issue — Racism undermines dignity of the human person

“The deepest element of God’s commandment to protect human life is the requirement to show reverence and love for every person and the life of every person.” The words of […]

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Bishop Rhoades, Vincentians and friends to walk for the poor

This article was updated Sept. 17 to reflect removal of a participation fee.  A single mother landed a job and moved from a shelter for the homeless into her own […]

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Avilla school is home for former teacher and principal

This post has been edited to reflect correct last name of Patti Benedict. Sister Theresa Renninger has a response to the myriad and often dramatic complaints of childhood. Three generations […]

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Ancilla College to join with Marian University

INDIANAPOLIS — Ancilla College and Marian University jointly announced a collaboration of mission and operations, according to officials from the two institutions on Aug. 28. Marian University President Daniel J. […]