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Mission is ‘lifestyle’ at Granger dental clinic

Tree of Life Dental clinic might seem similar to other dental offices, but it serves a purpose beyond cleaning teeth and filling cavities. A portion of the proceeds from Tree […]

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Navigating the faith news media — Diocesan communications team shares tips for getting the news Catholics should know

FORT WAYNE — Too much has arguably been said the last few years about news outlets, whether local, national or international, are truly informative or fair and balanced.  No matter […]

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Catholic dating — Finding the road to happiness, peace, joy and eternal life

When it comes to dating, an official “rule book” doesn’t exist. In fact, as the world changes, with communication and human relationships being continually redefined, how to date becomes increasingly […]

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Book chronicles St. Bernard Parish history

History, once lost, cannot be rediscovered; it can only be speculated upon. So Wabash County Associate Historian Michael Thompson and St. Bernard Parish secretary Ann Unger have been working hard […]

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Jesus gives suffering a purpose, bishop tells Marian students

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, some Marian High School students had to forego celebrating Mass in person with their bishop or having him visit their classrooms during a pastoral visit […]

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Blessed palms become ashes, symbol of repentance

A dark smudge of ashes on the forehead sets Christians apart on Ash Wednesday. Even celebrities have been seen on television marked with this visible sign of repentance. Catholics tend to […]

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Celebrating the feast of St. Katharina Kasper, PHJC foundress

Beatified in 1978 and canonized in 2018, St. Katharina Kasper’s life mission was joyful, loving service to God’s children, especially the poor and the underserved.  The Poor Handmaids of Jesus […]

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Parish music minister to compose melodic retirement

The soundtrack of Jim Didier’s life is liturgical.  For six decades, worshippers at two Fort Wayne parishes have drawn closer to the Lord through the vocation of the musician, vocalist […]

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Beyond ‘I do’: helping couples plan for a lifetime of marriage

St. John Chrysostom once wrote about society that “there is nothing which so welds our life together as the love of man and wife.” Throughout the ages following the life […]

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SEEK21 speakers share faith experiences, say Christ has all the answers

By Maurice Beaulieu ORLANDO, Fla. (CNS) — A bishop and a religious sister who shared the keynote spotlight on the opening night of SEEK21, this year’s national conference of the […]

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Tips to improve marriages center on prayer

Keeping God at the center of a couple’s marriage is a tip agreed on by local Catholic marriage experts. In honor of National Marriage Week Feb. 7-14, Today’s Catholic asked […]

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Pro-life enthusiasm outshines cold, pandemic

Students from Marian High School, Mishawaka, and Christ the King and St. Matthew Cathedral parishes in South Bend, as well as homeschooled students, attended a Mass offered to “pray for […]