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Kevin Kilbane

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Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe brings parishes of different cultures together

Joyous singing and lively Mexican music filled St. Patrick Church beginning at 5 a.m. Dec. 12, as members of the Fort Wayne parish community welcomed the feast day of Our […]

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Sports, Saints programs strengthen faith, virtues in Catholic high school students

Bishop Dwenger High School senior Ben Schreck recalls having less confidence when he was younger. Now, the varsity basketball player offers guidance to freshmen players and volunteers as a peer […]

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Christmas in the Castle continues Bass family tradition of hospitality, St. Francis’ love of the newborn Savior

Early Fort Wayne industrialist John H. Bass and his wife, Laura, cared about their employees at the Bass Foundry and Machine Works and other businesses. “He took intimate care of […]

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Violins sound notes of hope at interfaith prayer service

The prayer, music and song commemorated a time of great sadness and unimaginable evil. Yet, people walked out inspired by hope. More than 1,000 members of Fort Wayne’s Catholic and […]

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Catholic Charities of Northeast Indiana prepares to comply with executive order on refugees

Updated 12/4/2019; several points clarified. Catholic Charities of Northeast Indiana updated community representatives and partners, such as social services agencies, school districts and law enforcement, regarding federal government changes affecting […]

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Faith endures for black Catholics

They came to northern Indiana seeking equal treatment and better job opportunities. They didn’t always find it. The story of black Catholics in the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend is […]

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Moral wisdom and transforming obstacles

Federal Judge Amy Coney Barrett urged lawyers to view obstacles as opportunities during a speech following a Red Mass celebrated Oct. 1 at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in […]

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Fort Wayne school restored, blessed

The sign in the office at St. Joseph School in Fort Wayne says it all: “It’s good to be home.” Click here for more photos from bishop’s visit. Most students, […]

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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 […]