Lauren Caggiano

Lauren Caggiano

Freelance Writer

A graduate of the University of Dayton, Lauren Caggiano is a Fort Wayne, Indiana-based writer and editor. She believes everyone has a story to tell, and there's an art to uncovering each and every one.

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A consistent commitment to grow in the spiritual life

St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church has experienced significant growth in recent years, in its spiritual life particularly, and the church community is bullish on the future. Located on the […]

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Fort Wayne physician remembered for caring and excellence

  A longtime physician, devout Catholic and dedicated husband and father was honored posthumously with a distinguished lifetime achievement award May 17 at Fort Wayne Country Club. Dr. John Csicsko […]

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A Mother’s Hope to provide refuge for homeless, pregnant women

  A  new nonprofit organization and ministry will help homeless and expectant mothers when they need it the most. A Mother’s Hope was founded by Stasia Roth, executive director, and […]

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At business breakfast, Bishop Rhoades calls for prayer for the persecuted

Listen to Bishop Rhoades talk here. Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades addressed a full room at the monthly Catholic Business Network breakfast March 3, held in Cathedral Center at the Cathedral […]

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Father Ron Rieder, Sts. Peter and Paul, retires

Father Ron Rieder of Sts. Peter and Paul Church has retired from parish life after 33 years at the Huntington church. A Capuchin Franciscan, Father Rieder was the longtime pastor […]

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Diocesan Catholic school teachers honored for excellence

Outstanding Catholic schoolteachers on both sides of the diocese were honored at recent luncheons for their dedication to excellence in Catholic education. During the luncheons,  Light of Learning Awards were […]

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Local woman heeds pope’s call for ecological education

By Lauren Caggiano A Bishop Luers educator is raising awareness about the benefits and importance of honeybees and honey through educational programming. Megan Ryan, a special-education teacher and environmentalist, has […]

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Traditional chant blends with new technology

By Lauren Caggiano FORT WAYNE — A new project from local artist Fernando Tarango is a marriage of the sacred and traditional with modern recording technology. “Dream Rodeo,” a meditation […]

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Angel Tree program connects children to the parent in prison

By Lauren Caggiano FORT WAYNE — For more than 100 children in the area, there will be one less person at the Christmas dinner table due to incarceration. However, thanks […]

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Military service teaches veteran to appreciate blessings

By Lauren Caggiano FORT WAYNE — At age 25, Matt Till is a husband, father, son and perhaps most notably, a veteran. Till is among the millions who have selflessly […]

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St. John the Baptist celebrates 150th anniversary

By Lauren Caggiano NEW HAVEN —A parish is a “family of families,” according to Bishop John M. D’Arcy and St. John the Baptist in New Haven has proudly existed as […]