Molly Gettinger

Marketing & Brand Manager

A Today’s Catholic writer since 2015, Molly Gettinger joined our diocesan communications team in the summer of 2016. While her dreams include turning her yard into a mini fruit farm (and turning that fruit into pies), her passion is in telling the Christ story lived in His creation. She strives to do in her role of creating and promoting a uniform diocesan brand. And, once in a while, she still writes for Today's Catholic.

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Local March for Life calendar

On Jan 22, 1973, the Supreme Court made abortion legal and accessible in all 50 states in the infamous decisions Roe v. Wade and Doe v. Bolton. Since then, the […]

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A holy Year of Mercy and a historic election: 2016 from a Catholic perspective

  An election of extraordinary contentiousness marked, or perhaps marred, the year 2016 for Americans. During the journey, Catholics across the country and within the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend […]

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The Jesse tree: spiritual preparation for the coming of Christ

Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday: These three days seem to officially usher in the start of the Christmas season, even though those early Christmas ribbons were already […]

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Bishop visits Elkhart County Jail

On the weekend of the Church’s Jubilee for Prisoners during the Jubilee Year of Mercy, Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades celebrated Mass and visited with inmates at the Elkhart County Jail. […]

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Finding joy in sorrow: One family’s journey with child loss and infertility

  “They gave me the worse news I could imagine: my child was not alive.” These are the words of Ashley Kreager, a South Bend resident, as she sat with […]

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Marian High School boys defend 1-A soccer state championship title

It was both tricks and treats this past Saturday for the Marian High School Knights boys soccer team, as they headed to IUPUI’s Michael A. Carroll Stadium to defend their […]

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Example of young martyr recalled at All-Schools Mass

“¡Viva Cristo Rey!” (“Long live Christ the King!”) That was the cry uttered by young José Sánchez del Río, a Mexican Cristero, as he was tortured and martyred by Mexican […]

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Cardinal-designate Tobin urges Americans, to welcome refugees

In 2015, the United States of America accepted 70,000 refugees into the country. Among them was one particular young family: a mother, a father and two small children. The family […]

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‘Meeting my brothers in Christ’: prison ministry in St. Joseph County

  Meet Keith. Age: 35. Average build. Average height. Average weight. What is not average about Keith? His place of residence. For nearly half of his 35 years, Keith has […]

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Bishop blesses new chapel, dedicates altar at Bishop Dwenger High School

FORT WAYNE — Since the Fort Wayne high school’s founding in 1963, the Bishop Dwenger Saints have been striving to become “Citizens of Two Worlds.” One of the many ways […]

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At Notre Dame, Justice Ginsburg focuses on her life, not court decisions

In a visit to the University of Notre Dame on Sept. 12, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg steered away from her controversial opinions on abortion, same-sex marriage and other […]

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Why Catholic program draws 95-year-old deeper into faith

At the age of five, in 1927, Jane Derda moved to Indiana and became a member of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend. Now, at 95, she is just as […]