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Kevin Kilbane

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FOCUS missionary helps college students grow in faith

Maclaine Capshew enjoyed sorority life at Indiana University in Bloomington and made some of her closest friends during her four years there. Capshew, now, 22, lived her Catholic faith but […]

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Pastoral visit blesses St. Jude School

Serving as both shepherd and impromptu teacher, Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades made his first pastoral visit of the 2019-20 academic year Aug. 20 to St. Jude School in Fort Wayne. […]

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Diocesan programs aid effort to reduce infant mortality

Adriana Vazquez was a high school senior when she found out she was pregnant. The Fort Wayne woman didn’t know much about being a mom, but she knew she wanted […]

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Cor Jesu ministry connects young adults spiritually, socially

Young people have many options to connect with each other. However, sometimes it’s difficult to meet Catholic young adults who share a deep sense of faith. “I like that this […]

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Faith guides community service for Red Coat recipients Jaylon Smith, John Tippmann Sr.

They differ in years, backgrounds and career paths. But Jaylon Smith and John Tippmann Sr., inspired by their Christian faith, share a passion for giving back and helping others. That […]

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Didier family carrying on parents’ legacy of faith

Jim Didier remembers his father, Marshall, being offered a promotion in the 1950s if he moved from his job as head meat cutter at a grocery in downtown Fort Wayne […]

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Ministry puts the poor on road to self-sufficiency

Sometimes the difference between self-sufficiency and struggle can be reliable transportation. The founders of AIM Services recognized this reality, and the nonprofit ministry based at St. Mary, Mother of God […]

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Catholic foundations discuss Catholic social teaching and more during conference

Saying their organizations are “a game-changer,” Sister Carol Keehan, a longtime advocate for health care and those in need, encouraged leaders of Catholic foundations to begin with respecting the dignity […]

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Diocesan Museum back home on Cathedral Square

History of diocese, Catholic faith to be shared from new location Click here for more photos from the reopened Diocesan Museum. The museum of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend […]

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Assisi Young Adult Conference will encourage spiritual growth, networking

A Catholic young adult can sometimes feel isolated. Friends may have drifted away from practicing their faith. At Mass, families and older adults may fill the pews. Catholic young adults are […]

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Volunteers are ‘all in’ to Rekindle the Fire

Volunteer organizers hope months of planning will lead to a great day of spiritual renewal for all attending the Rekindle the Fire Men’s Conference Feb. 16 in South Bend. While […]

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Consecrated virgin named to BBC 100 Women of 2018 list

Jessica Hayes of Fort Wayne attracted international news coverage when she became a consecrated virgin in August 2015. Hayes’ faith put her back in world news again in late November […]