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Joshua Schipper

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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, […]

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Seminarians seek Cupertino three-peat

Marian High School, Mishawaka, will host the sixth annual Cupertino Classic basketball game Dec. 27. The seminarians, back-to-back Cupertino Classic champions captained by Benjamin Landrigan, seek to maintain their streak, […]

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Strzelecki wins state championship with help from saints

Bishop Dwenger High School senior Erin Strzelecki won the Indiana High School Athletic Association state cross-country meet Nov. 2. The race marked the fourth state cross-country competition of the Fort […]

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Students urged to be like saints, ‘fruitful branches on the vine’

Catholic primary school students on the eastern half of the diocese gathered at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum Oct. 15 for an All-Schools Mass celebrated by Bishop Kevin C. […]