Katie Murray

Columnist

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Lighting the way to salvation

As November came to an end, loved ones and all the faithful departed were remembered as prayers rose that perpetual light would shine upon them. To celebrate the deceased, the […]

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All Souls Day — Praying for the faithful departed

In the month of November, the saints, loved ones and all the faithful departed are remembered. Prayers are said for the souls in purgatory, that they may be purified of […]

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Health care workers pray for colleagues, patients

Health care workers have been a main line of defense these many months during the unrelenting pandemic. They have given themselves with love and compassion and, like Jesus, have worked […]

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Back to school — Reuniting college students with Christ

Entering college can be an exciting and scary time. It’s a whole new world of possibilities and temptations, trials and tribulations. It’s easy to stray from the path of faith […]

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Thirty-nine years of faith-filled education: Karen Lohmuller

For almost four decades, Most Precious Blood School in Fort Wayne has had the joy of having Karen Lohmuller as part of its teaching staff. Her contributions to the student […]

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Bringing the community back together with music

As the weather changes and the pandemic eases, it has brought a breath of fresh air and new beginnings. Many gatherings were put on hold to keep everyone safe and […]

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Make time for the Lord during Lent

The Lenten season is a time of fasting and almsgiving in repentance and preparation for the resurrection of Christ on Easter Sunday. Most Catholics are asked to fast from eating […]

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‘We love to be around students’ — Teachers as glad as students to be back at school

Coming back to school in the fall was a dream come true for many teachers across the Fort Wayne – South Bend diocese. Getting back to in-person instruction was something […]

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Faith and resilience — Mitigation strategies provided framework for fall

The beginning of this school year looked a lot different than in years past. The pandemic made it difficult to return to the classroom, but pastors, administrators and staff were […]

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Fellowship, food and praise at Most Precious Blood

Through the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, many parishes canceled annual events, such as fish fries during Lent and rummage sales and bake sales over the summer. As activities cautiously […]

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Alpha series – conversations that lead to Christ

Sometimes people struggle with life and the things they have going on around them. Being able to have an open conversation with others, asking and answering questions about everyday life […]

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Before suspension of Lenten fish fries, fellowship and fun were their primary blessings

Fish fries have traditionally been a way for parishes to raise funds for projects and activities or to help others. During the last several years, however, there seems to have […]