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Funds, volunteers sought for medical mission team

FORT WAYNE — “Charity for the poor is like a living flame; the drier the fuel, the brighter it burns. In your service to the poor do not give only […]

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Former Vatican guard to deliver Servus Omnium lecture at USF

It’s hard to believe that a young Andreas Widmer had no idea what to do with his life. But the former member of the papal Swiss Guard admitted that at […]

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Weekly schedule of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Sunday, February 24: 10 a.m. — Rite of Election, Basilica of the Sacred Heart, University of Notre Dame Sunday, February 24: 7 p.m. — Mass, Holy Spirit Chapel, Le Mans Hall, Saint Mary’s College, […]

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Around the Diocese: February 24, 2019

Rebuilding refugees’ lives in Sri Lanka MISHAWAKA — Decades of civil war forced many to flee Sri Lanka. When the war ended in 2009, people returned to their villages and […]

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Challenges arise for Annual Bishop’s Appeal at halfway mark

FORT WAYNE — The Annual Bishop’s Appeal is about halfway through the collection season, and of the reporting 83 parishes or oratories, 59 have achieved or exceeded their parish goal. […]

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Mercy and Mary Retreat offers transformative faith opportunity

Where sin abounds, grace abounds all the more. These memorable words from St. Paul’s Letter to the Romans remain equally true in the present day and life of the Church. […]

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Priest appointment

The Most Reverend Kevin C. Rhoades, Bishop of Fort Wayne-South Bend, has made the following appointment: Reverend Brian Ching, C.S.C., to Rector, Basilica of the Sacred Heart, Notre Dame, effective […]

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Rekindle the Fire sheds light on men’s challenges, responses

A record-setting attendance of about 1,120 men and a lineup of nationally recognized speakers helped make the Feb. 16 diocesan “Rekindle the Fire” conference, which took place in South Bend, […]

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Weekly schedule of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Sunday, February 17: 10 a.m. —  Byzantine Mass, Malloy Chapel, University of Notre Dame Sunday, February 17: 5 p.m. — Vespers and Dinner, Old College, University of Notre Dame Monday, February 18: 12 p.m. — Talk […]

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Rest in Peace: February 17, 2019

Arcola Robert Schortgen, 91, St. Patrick Decatur Thomas F. Braun, 67, St. Mary of the Assumption Esther M. Eguia, 67, St. Mary of the Assumption Elkhart Dorothy Borger, 94, St. […]

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Around the Diocese: February 17, 2019

Celebrating Black History Month McGrath Institute for Church Life to be honored at NCEA NOTRE DAME — The McGrath Institute for Church Life at the University of Notre Dame will receive a 2019 […]

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Senate bill aims to modernize program for families in poverty

The year was 1988. In world news, the Iron Curtain was on the verge of collapsing. The World Wide Web was first discussed as a concept. “Rain Man” topped the […]