Kevin Kilbane

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Afghan refugee families find welcome in Fort Wayne

One family group had a relatively easy time getting to the Kabul airport for their evacuation flight out of Afghanistan last August. The other rode to freedom on the last […]

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Family’s deep Catholic roots inspire each new generation

When Afghan refugee families began pouring into Army National Guard base Camp Atterbury in southern Indiana for temporary housing, Cathy Lampton joined other members of her parish in nearby Columbus […]

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Organist celebrates 60 years of sharing faith through music 

When Robert Heidenreich took the job in 1962 as organist at St. Peter Parish in Fort Wayne, he felt right at home. He still feels that way today. On Sunday, […]

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Catholic Charities volunteers provide welcome to Afghan refugees in Fort Wayne

They gave of their time for different reasons. Their work transformed an unused former nursing home into Catholic Charities’ new Cabrini Center, which will offer temporary housing and resettlement services […]

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Extending welcome key to boosting African American vocations

They are called vocation stories: people’s accounts of how they felt God calling them to use their faith and gifts in service to the Church, their family or to others. […]

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Father Tolton group evolves to more directly support cause for sainthood

St. Augustine Parish in South Bend has had a Tolton Society since the 1970s to honor the memory of Father Augustus Tolton. Widely recognized as America’s first African American priest, […]

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Mass brings recognition, healing on 175th anniversary of Miami Tribe members’ removal from Indiana

Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades spoke of repentance, respect and love during a Mass of Healing and Remembrance marking the 175th anniversary of Miami Tribe members’ forced removal from their homeland […]

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Mass, museum exhibits to recall 175th anniversary of Miami Tribe’s removal

A Mass next month and two museum exhibits will remember the 175th anniversary of some members of the Miami Tribe of Native Americans being forced to leave their homeland in Indiana […]

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Summit encourages Catholic business leaders to end poverty

Speakers at Catholic Charities’ recent Poverty Summit urged area Catholic business and organization leaders to help end poverty by taking their faith to work. Nearly 80 leaders attended the lunch […]

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Father Boyle heads to Fort Wayne with message of boundless compassion

There are two of the goals organizers hope result from Father Gregory Boyle’s presentation on “The Power of Boundless Compassion,” which will take place at 1 p.m. Oct. 8 at […]

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Teacher’s book explores 1963 MLK visit to Fort Wayne

When he was 15 years old, Christopher Elliott joined his father to watch a PBS television special on the 20th anniversary of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s 1963 “I […]

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Jubilarian Father Chukwuma moves ‘at God’s direction’

Father Francis Chukwuma didn’t have a vision or encounter with God that called him to the priesthood. He has just been open to where God directs him in life. Father […]