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Beauty a priority in church renovation

“I think people appreciate that the church is being well taken care of and that beauty is being put as a priority.”  — Caroline Cole   The difference a simple […]

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Winter guard show evangelizes with routine, images

The image of Divine Mercy made it all the way to the Indiana High School Color Guard Association state finals this year with the Bishop Dwenger High School winter guard. […]

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Efforts around diocese focus on care for creation

Climate crisis subject of May conference at St. Therese, Little Flower Parish Members of the Social Justice Commission at St. Therese, Little Flower Parish in South Bend see climate change […]

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Reaffirming the holiness of infertility — Retreat aims to support, uplift and affirm couples

Phil and Stacey Huneck were high school sweethearts in Fort Wayne. They married in 2015 and are heavily involved in youth and young adult ministry at St. Charles Borromeo Parish. […]

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Christ Child Society of South Bend — Fostering comfort for children

“There are no words for how grateful we are. When these amazing ladies brought the first bags of gifts for the foster children in our care, all I could do […]

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Faith in the storm: navigating loss

In life, there is a habit of storms occurring in the paths of ordinary people.  There is little argument that the last year brought fierce storms to many. The measure […]

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Statue, plaza dedicated to St. Katharina Kasper  — ‘woman of the beatitudes’

Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades presided over the dedication and blessing of a bronze statue of St. Katharina Kasper, foundress of the Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ congregation, on the grounds […]

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Women’s Care Center of Northeast Indiana — Infusing crisis pregnancies with hope

The young woman was concerned and upset that she might be pregnant. When she received confirmation that she indeed was, it was devastating. She shared with a Women’s Care Center of […]

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Chrism Masses emphasize mission of the priesthood

White-vested priests filled the pews of St. Matthew Cathedral and the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception on Monday, March 29, and Tuesday, March 30, as clergy from both sides of […]

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Bishop Rhoades celebrates ‘the most sacred night in the history of humanity’

“This is the night of which it is written: The night shall be as bright as day, dazzling is the night for me, and full of gladness.” Deacon Logan Parrish […]

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‘The start of the triduum: Holy Thursday Mass’

In a socially distant yet standing room-only church, Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades offered the sacrifice of the most holy Eucharist at St. Matthew Cathedral, South Bend, on the evening of […]

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Annunciation Women’s Discernment House blessed by Bishop Rhoades

Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades blesses the Annunciation Women’s Discernment House in Fort Wayne March 25. The house is a ministry of the Confraternity of Penitents.  Attendees pray during the blessing. […]