Sarah Dustman

Sarah Dustman

Freelance Writer

Sarah Dustman is a parishioner at St. Vincent de Paul in Fort Wayne, Indiana. She attended Bishop Dwenger High School and Indiana University/Purdue University Fort Wayne. During her time at IPFW she was involved with the Mastodon Catholic group and served as an officer for two years.

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New ministry allows women to focus on vocational discernment

A new ministry is unfolding in Fort Wayne for women discerning God’s calling for their life: the Franciscan Vocation House. Women between the ages of 18 and 40 who are […]

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Adoration event takes Christ out into the world

Our Lady of Good Hope Parish in Fort Wayne offers a different way and place to pray during its outdoor Adoration Under the Stars event.  Father Daniel Whelan, Our Lady […]

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New stadium, new journey for Bishop Dwenger Saints

Bishop Dwenger High School’s football program marks a milestone Aug. 30: the Saints’ first game in their own stadium. This home game, the second of the 2019-20 season, will be […]

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St. Elizabeth summer reading group digs into Jewish roots

Summertime slows down the adult formation activities at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, Fort Wayne; however, parishioners have found faith formation and community in the parish’s summer reading group. Carole Yaney, […]

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St. Vincent de Paul breaks ground on perpetual adoration chapel

Pentecost Sunday marked the beginning of construction of a new oratory at St. Vincent de Paul Parish, Fort Wayne, with a blessing for the groundbreaking. The Oratory of St. Mary […]

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The Triduum — Given up unto death … the Son of God brings new life to all mankind

Jesus’ love remembered on Holy Thursday Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades began the celebration of “the holiest three days of the year” with Mass at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, […]

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Sister Mary Ann Burkhart called to eremitic life

A calling from the Lord to a life of solitude is what led Sister Mary Ann Burkhart to the vocation of eremitic life. Sister Mary Ann had been living in […]

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Five diocesan priests ordained, largest number in 43 years

With overflowing joy, the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend welcomed five new priests to its ecclesial ranks on Saturday, June 2, at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Fort Wayne. […]

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José Arroyo, Daniel Niezer ordained to the diaconate

Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades ordained two seminarians, José Arroyo Acevedo and Daniel Niezer, to the diaconate on Saturday, May 19, during Mass at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Fort […]

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Bishop Rhoades visits Luers on feast of the Annunciation

After a snow day postponed his original pastoral visit to Bishop Luers High School, Fort Wayne, earlier this year, Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades made his visit to the school on […]

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St. Vincent school Passion Play is a spiritual Lenten journey

Becky Blevins has been in charge of the Passion Play at St. Vincent de Paul School in Fort Wayne for the last 12 years. Blevins is a sixth-grade teacher at […]

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All Souls’ Day Mass at Catholic Cemetery, ‘a place of love and prayer’

Click here for more photos. An All Souls’ Day Mass celebrated by Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades included two special relics: the chalice and the altar cross of St. Padre Pio. […]