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Rest in Peace: November 29, 2020

Bremen Mary Zieger, 80, St. Dominic Fort Wayne Mary L. Heinkel, 85, St. Charles Borromeo Clayten Stuart, 15, St. Charles Borromeo Arthur Tebbe, 74, St. Vincent de Paul New Haven […]

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Weekly schedule of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Sunday, November 29: 9 a.m. — Mass, St. Mary of the Presentation Church, Geneva Sunday, November 29: 6:30 p.m. — Lighting of Diocesan Christmas Tree for an Evening of Heavenly Lights, Cathedral […]

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Hobby crafters feel pinch of canceled Christmas bazaar season

Local artists and crafters work for months to prepare their unique items for sale, and the parish Christmas bazaar season usually offers them one of the best opportunities of the […]

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Giving the gift of faith to everyone on the shopping list

While presents are not essential to the celebration of Christmas, giving gifts to others shows love and fellowship. Everyone is searching for something in their lives, and gifts that uplift […]

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Family welcomes baby after 13 years

Mary Cris Miranda and Gerardo Reyes met at a regional Mexican youth group dedicated to St. Therese, the “Little Flower,” in 1999. Currently attending St. Therese, Little Flower Parish in […]

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#IGiveCatholic – Help Catholic organizations by donating in December

Giving Tuesday is a global movement that began in 2012 as a means of encouraging generosity to charitable organizations. It takes place on the first Tuesday following Thanksgiving, Black Friday […]

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Rest in Peace: November 22, 2020

Arcola Carl Gruettert, 90, St. Patrick Decatur Gladys A. Braden, 103, St. Mary of the Assumption Fort Wayne Vera Meadows, 106, Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception Mary Nist, 80, St. […]

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Weekly schedule of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Sunday, November 22: 3 p.m. — Confirmation Mass, St. Jude Church, Fort Wayne Monday, November 23: 1 p.m. — Meetings of Corporations of Diocese, Catholic Cemeteries and Saint Anne Communities, Archbishop Noll […]

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Thanksgiving Prayer of Blessing

God most provident, we join all creation in raising to You a hymn of thanksgiving through Jesus Christ, Your Son. For generation upon generation peoples of this land have sung […]

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Priests make headway at new parishes during pandemic

An African proverb says: “Smooth seas do not make skillful sailors.” While moving from parish to parish is common in priestly ministry, the changes priests encounter in adjusting to a […]

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From disappointment to discernment: hope for the journey

“This diocese has such wonderful resources!” declared Anna McKeever. After she took advantage of two of them, a series on intentional discipleship and a program on discerning her charisms, McKeever […]

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Christmas shopping with Catholic social teaching in mind

Being Catholic isn’t limited to liturgies and attending Mass for an hour on Sunday. Being Catholic fully permeates every aspect of one’s life, from the books read — or not […]