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Joshua Schipper

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Memory of couple who escaped Nazis lives through endowment

Three students at St. Jude School, Fort Wayne, received a unique grant from a family at the parish. Peter, Bosco and Augustine Cing, brothers who immigrated from Vietnam, received the […]

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Seminarian’s vocation realized across the globe

Seminarian Augustine Onuoha’s yearning for the priesthood came to him after only a decade of life. Now, thousands of miles away from his home country of Nigeria, he prepares to […]

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Father Phillip Widmann: Retiring priest with ‘late vocation’ will continue to preserve unique Catholic artifacts

Father Phillip Widmann has been the pastor at St. Mary, Mother of God Parish, Fort Wayne, since 2005. He will retire from active priestly ministry this summer and looks forward […]

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Suspension of Masses historically rare, but not unprecedented

Although the celebration of daily or weekly public Mass does not take place in some regions of the world even today, for decades the regular celebration of the eucharistic liturgy […]

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‘Let’s listen in our hearts to Jesus saying … ‘Arise!’

High school students from across the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend gathered at Bishop Luers High School, Fort Wayne, for a stateside World Youth Day conference Feb. 21-23. Throughout the […]

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Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend marches for life in Washington, D.C.

More than 1,300 students from the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend marched with hundreds of thousands of others at the national March for Life in Washington, D.C., Jan. 24. Several […]

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‘Cor Jesu’ young adults celebrate ministry’s first year

For a year, tens of young adults from the Fort Wayne area have met for a weekly evening of eucharistic adoration, reconciliation, benediction and Mass. On Wednesday, Jan. 8, Cor […]

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Light of Learning recipient honored during pastoral visit

Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades made his annual pastoral visit to Bishop Dwenger High School, Fort Wayne, Friday, Jan. 10. With a handful of students serving at Mass, the bishop celebrated […]

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Bishop Rhoades, The Scally Brothers: diocesan World Youth Day

Last year, Pope Francis announced the theme of the World Youth Day diocesan conferences that would take place around the world in 2020: “Young man, I say to you, arise.” […]

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Priests spoil seminarian basketball streak

Marian High School, Mishawaka, hosted the sixth annual Cupertino Classic basketball game Friday, Dec. 27. While the seminarians, back-to-back Cupertino champions, were attempting a three-peat, the priests, captained by Father […]

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St. Nicholas, bishop of Myra

St. Nicholas, a fourth-century bishop of the Turkish town named Myra, was famously dedicated to works of generosity and charity. He is the patron saint of children and sailors, among […]

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Knights of Columbus state deputy presents awards

The Knights of Columbus Father Dominic Duehmig Council 14214 of St. Mary of the Assumption Parish, Avilla, received its first Star Council Award, an annual threefold Knights of Columbus honor, […]