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Faith central at Knights of Columbus convention

For the first time in 120 years, the Knights of Columbus moved its state convention out of Indianapolis this year. A Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend chapter took home a […]

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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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Deacon Tardy receives Black role models award

Last year, after considering the possibilities of virtual-meeting technology, a long-established, Chicago-based Catholic group of Black women decided to geographically expand the reach of their annual salute to role models […]

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Rest in Peace: April 11, 2021

Arcola Robert Rentschler, 71, St. Patrick Fort Wayne Cynthia Grothouse, 62, St. Charles Borromeo Nancy E. Latham, 77, Our Lady of Good Hope Michael J. Obringer, 77, Cathedral of the […]

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Mechanical upgrades among projects funded by Parishes-in-Need program

FORT WAYNE — The Parishes-in-Need Fund Committee met during the winter to review parish requests for financial assistance of church projects. The committee recommended a total of $199,649 be granted […]

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Weekly schedule of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Sunday, April 11: 3 p.m. — Confirmation Mass, St. Patrick Church, Ligonier Monday, April 12: 10 a.m. — Meeting of the Bishop’s Cabinet, Archbishop Noll Center, Fort Wayne Tuesday, April 13: 12 p.m. — Virtual Meeting […]

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Around the Diocese: April 11, 2021

Dr. Scott Hahn to speak at Holy Cross College NOTRE DAME — Holy Cross College has announced that Dr. Scott Hahn, nationally and internationally known for his talks on a […]

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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 […]