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Hail Mary, Queen of May

May is the month the Church honors the Blessed Virgin, and May crowning is a popular way to show devotion to her. Several schools from around the Diocese of Fort […]

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Five men ordained to life of service

As the Church’s first deacons were appointed to minister to its members in the Acts of the Apostles, so too are modern-day deacons called to serve others. On May 21, […]

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Father Meyer prepares for ‘call within a call’

“A call within a call” was how St. Mother Teresa described God’s request of her to establish a new religious community in service to the poorest of the poor. A similar […]

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Residents participate in city-wide church tour

Residents of Fort Wayne participated in the First Annual Sanctuaries and Stained Glass Tour on Sunday, May 15.  Participants had the opportunity to explore a number of churches and Christian […]

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Motorcycle event supports service, community outreach

Hogs, choppers, supersport motor bikes, or whatever other names they may be called, dozens of these motorcycles filled the parking lot of St. Patrick Church in Arcola on April 30. […]

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Teacher of 48 years shares the joy of journey

She was 22 years old as a 1969 graduate of Indiana University South Bend. From there, she would go on to devote the next 50-odd years to instilling knowledge and […]

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University of Notre Dame presents Evangelium Vitae Medal 

A doctor who performed abortions early in his career before dedicating himself to pro-life medicine received the prestigious Evangelium Vitae Medal at the University of Notre Dame on April 23.   […]

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Student interaction highlight of pastoral visit to Bishop Dwenger

Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades made his annual pastoral visit to Bishop Dwenger High School, Fort Wayne, on Tuesday, April 19. At the onset of his day-long stop, the bishop concelebrated […]

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Pysanky egg-making a mother-daughter tradition

During her childhood, Karen Eckrich remembers dying eggs at Easter time, but not in the way that most American children did. “Growing up, we made Ukrainian eggs around Easter most […]

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Bishop Rhoades ordains three new Holy Cross priests

With abundant joy and thanksgiving, the United States Province of the Congregation of Holy Cross announced the ordination of three men to the priesthood. On Saturday, April 23, 2022, the […]

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A father receives call to the Father’s love

When Steve and Doree Bush, parishioners at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton in Fort Wayne, followed their daughter Jessica into the Catholic Church several years ago, that made three members of […]

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From the diocese to the draft: Football journey fueled by hard work, determination

It was a Sunday afternoon in autumn, and the Mishawaka Catholic Saints’ middle school football team was locked in an Inter-City Catholic League contest. The opposing offense lined up and […]