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Much More Than Numbers: Catholic Charities 100th Anniversary 2022 Year in Review

“Preach the Gospel at all times. When necessary, use words.” This quotation, attributed to St. Francis of Assisi, is an apt expression of the work of Catholic Charities of Fort […]

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Listening to the Voice of God is Focus of Kickoff to Theology on Tap Winter Series on Identity

Father Andrew Budzinski kicked off the winter series of Theology on Tap on Tuesday, Jan. 24, at the Historic Women’s Club in downtown Fort Wayne by speaking about identity and […]

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First Class Relics Will Tour Diocese as Part of Eucharistic Revival

The first-class relics of Blessed Carlo Acutis and St. Manuel González García will tour seven churches in the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend this month. The tour begins on Wednesday, […]

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High School Diaconal Ministry a First for Diocese

Two high school teachers made diocesan history when Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades ordained them to the permanent diaconate earlier this month. According to the bishop, the ordinations of Deacons Harry […]

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Mass Planned to Commemorate the 10-Year Anniversary of the Death of Bishop John M. D’Arcy

On Feb. 3, 2023, a special Mass will be celebrated at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Fort Wayne in honor of the 10-year anniversary of the passing of […]

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Greater Respect for All Human Life Focus of Holy Hour

Catholics across the country were encouraged by members of the Secretariat of Pro-Life Activities of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) to observe a nationwide prayer vigil from […]

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Special Education Program Highlight of Pastoral Visit to Bishop Dwenger High School

Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades made his annual pastoral visit to Bishop Dwenger High School on Friday, Jan. 13. During the visit, Bishop Rhoades celebrated Mass, visited theology classes, and took […]

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Local Author Writes Book to Help Children Understand the Eucharist

The Eucharistic Revival aims “to renew the Church by enkindling a living relationship with the Lord Jesus Christ in the Holy Eucharist.” This goal is one that is incredibly necessary […]

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Women’s Care Center Provides Thousands of Ultrasounds Each Year In Diocese

The Women’s Care Center is a pregnancy resource center started in South Bend in 1984. This one small center has grown and flourished and now serves women across the country […]

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Eucharistic Formation Days Increase Hunger for Christ

One of the elements of the on-going Eucharistic Revival is becoming more deeply educated about the truths of this life-giving mystery at the heart of the Church. Bishop Kevin C. […]

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Prayer Room at Electric Works in Fort Wayne Seeks To Unite Christians

During the 20th century, a huge swath of Americans found economic security through manufacturing jobs. Not only did employment at these factories provide a stable income for families, but many […]

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Historic St. Peter Catholic Church Still Vibrant After 150 Years

The towering slate-colored steeple of St. Peter Parish seems to rise majestically from the inner-city neighborhood where it’s located — a neighborhood that has known its share of struggle. Crossing […]