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Sports, Saints programs strengthen faith, virtues in Catholic high school students

Bishop Dwenger High School senior Ben Schreck recalls having less confidence when he was younger. Now, the varsity basketball player offers guidance to freshmen players and volunteers as a peer […]

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First women’s college in region observes 175th anniversary

“Ave Crux Spes Unica” is the motto of Saint Mary’s College. In Latin, it means “Hail to the Cross, our only hope.” This phrase remembers the school’s Holy Cross roots […]

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Christmas in the Castle continues Bass family tradition of hospitality, St. Francis’ love of the newborn Savior

Early Fort Wayne industrialist John H. Bass and his wife, Laura, cared about their employees at the Bass Foundry and Machine Works and other businesses. “He took intimate care of […]

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St. Nicholas, bishop of Myra

St. Nicholas, a fourth-century bishop of the Turkish town named Myra, was famously dedicated to works of generosity and charity. He is the patron saint of children and sailors, among […]

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Knights of Columbus state deputy presents awards

The Knights of Columbus Father Dominic Duehmig Council 14214 of St. Mary of the Assumption Parish, Avilla, received its first Star Council Award, an annual threefold Knights of Columbus honor, […]

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Rest in Peace: December 8, 2019

Arcola Albert Koontz, 91, St. Patrick Decatur Robert E. Loshe, 63, St. Mary of the Assumption Fort Wayne Agnes Schnelker, 99, St. Charles Borromeo South Bend Theresa M. Wibbens, 96, […]

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Marriage: accepting each other as God does

“The Eucharist is my favorite part of the Catholic faith. It is like having a taste of heaven every day,” said Don Craighead. His wife, Kay, agreed. “The best part […]

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Immaculate Conception grace: the fruit of prayer

When his vocation as a husband and father intersected with his job as a sacred musician, God’s grace poured forth. Dr. J.J. Wright, DMA, a Catholic, Grammy Award-winning and Billboard chart-topping composer […]

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Finding friendship: disability awareness

Name of school in cutline below corrected on Dec. 5, as well as gender of student in 12th paragraph.     Susan Bear sees her son Ryan as an ambassador. […]

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Prepare a place for the Lord

SOUTH BEND – Christmas card list: Check. Cards ordered: Check. Christmas presents: Check. Christmas dinner planned: Check.  People get so bogged down preparing for the holidays with gifts, food and […]

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End-of-year giving in the diocese

As the year draws to a close, the light of the Christmas season signals the light of the world. And as gifts are given to friends and loved ones, it […]