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‘Love Them Like God Loves Them’

St. Henry Parish Partners with M.I.S.F.I.T.S. Ministry to Serve the Homeless in Fort Wayne The sun had just gone down on this particularly cold and blustery first Sunday in January […]

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Christ the King Partners with Parish in Bangladesh

In Fratelli Tutti, Pope Francis’ 2020 encyclical on fraternity and social friendship, the Holy Father wrote at length about the need for communities to be willing to extend their help […]

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Andrew Dinners Aim to Promote Priestly Discernment Among Young Men

Each year, the Vocations Office of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend hosts two dinners – one in South Bend and one in Fort Wayne – to help offer resources […]

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Eucharistic Congress Offers ‘Once-in-a-Lifetime’ Opportunity 

As 2024 begins, many will use the beginning of a new year to embark on a weight loss journey, commit to reading more books, vow to exercise more, and get […]

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Priests Claim Ninth Cupertino Classic

Fifteen young men stood circled together at midcourt, singing the Salve Regina in a packed gymnasium. It was a display of sportsmanship moments after a hard-fought game, but it was […]

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Keep the Nativity at the Forefront of Christmas

On Christmas Eve of 2022, the streets of Fort Wayne were a slick sheet of ice, and the temperature was frigid. This past Christmas Eve could not have been more […]

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Catholic Charities Makes Season Bright for Families in Need

Catholics worldwide await the birth of the baby Jesus, Savior of the world, during this Advent season. They are also preparing to celebrate the holidays with their families, including a […]

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Our Lady of Guadalupe Honored Across the Diocese

To mark the feast of Our Lady of Gauadlupe, St. Adalbert Parish in South Bend hosted a two-day celebration in honor of the Blessed Virgin Mary, which concluded with a […]

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ND Football Chaplain Focused on Winning Souls, Not Games

As a priest for the better part of 20 years, Father Nate Wills had preached in front of big crowds before. The Basilica of the Sacred Heart on the campus […]

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St. Joseph, Mishawaka, Marks 175th Anniversary

On Sunday, December 10, Bishop Rhoades celebrated the 175th anniversary of one of the diocese’s oldest parishes – St. Joseph Catholic Church in Mishawaka. All parish choirs sang for the […]

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2023: A Year in Review Around the Diocese

From its first day, when the Church and the world were reeling from the death of Pope Benedict XVI, the year 2023 has seen moments of deep tragedy as well […]

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Diocese Explores Creating Career Technical Academy

The Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend has four Catholic high schools that strive to open hearts and minds through an academically excellent environment, forming disciples of Jesus Christ. In an […]