Joshua Schipper

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Seminarians strategize for seventh Cupertino Classic

The University of Saint Francis, Fort Wayne, will host the seventh annual Cupertino Classic basketball game Monday, Dec. 27. The game comes after the 2020 installment was cancelled due to […]

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Speaker explains importance of miracles

A secular television program on miracles inspired Catholic speaker Tim Francis to learn more about his faith. After drifting away from the Church for a time, the discovery of an old […]

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You are the Church, youths hear at NCYC

A delegation of high schoolers from the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend joined an estimated 11,000 attendees at the National Catholic Youth Conference in Indianapolis from Thursday, Nov. 18, to Saturday, […]

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¡Viva! Night of Praise

Participants engage with songs of praise during “¡Viva! Night of Praise” (“¡Viva! Noche de Alabanza”), which was offered for members of the Hispanic community of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South […]

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Teens receive the Lord at stateside World Youth Day

Hundreds of high school students from across the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend gathered for a stateside World Youth Day celebration at the Lincoln Financial Pavilion in Headwaters Park, Fort […]

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St. Louis, Besancon Parish marks 175-year anniversary

St. Louis, Besancon Parish in New Haven celebrated its 175-year anniversary Sunday, Aug. 22, three days before the feast of their patron saint.  After St. Louis pastor Father Louis Fowoyo […]

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Fortin answers call to service in the diaconate 

          *Please see important update at the end of this article. Dedication to the Eucharist and devotion to the Blessed Mother have helped seminarian LeeAllen Fortin […]

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Blessed Solanus Casey honored with feast day celebration

The July 30 feast day of Blessed Solanus Casey is celebrated annually at the St. Felix Catholic Center monastery in Huntington where the simplex Capuchin priest lived for several years. […]

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Totus Tuus teaches beauty of the faith to students in Auburn

Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades celebrated the solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul with members of the Totus Tuus ministry at Immaculate Conception Parish, Auburn, June 29. The Totus Tuus team […]

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Days of reflection, retreat helps students focus on faith

High school students in the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend participate in annual retreats and days of reflection organized by their schools’ pastoral ministry offices. During this school year, however, […]

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Bishop Dwenger students reminded of responsibility to serve

Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades celebrated Mass with students at Bishop Dwenger High School in Fort Wayne Wednesday, March 3 and Thursday, March 4, in a pastoral visit that spanned two […]

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March for Life Chicago rallies in Fort Wayne

Advocates parked at Concordia Lutheran Theological Seminary Jan. 16 and participated from their vehicles in a pro-life rally and caravan organized by We Dignify, a pro-life group from Chicago that […]