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Parishioners Drive Construction Project at Christ the King

The ongoing construction project at Christ the King Parish in South Bend wasn’t the pastor’s idea. “The idea of expanding our vestibule was never on my radar,” Holy Cross Father Steve […]

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Catholic Community Foundation’s New CEO Eager to Help Families Leave Lasting Legacy

Earlier this year, the Catholic Community Foundation of Northeast Indiana announced that Mackenzie Ritchie would succeed Mike Shade as its CEO. Shade had led the foundation since 2017. The mission […]

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New Office Space, Second Home Highlight Growth of A Mother’s Hope

A Mother’s Hope is preparing to offer even more hope to expectant mothers. That’s because the Fort Wayne-based organization, which shelters pregnant women and gives them opportunities for growth, is […]

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On Pilgrimage with Christ: Meet Mason Bailey

From July 5-10, the Marian Route of the National Eucharistic Pilgrimage will be making stops at parishes across the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend. Throughout the pilgrimage, which began in […]

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Father Fernando Returns to Sri Lanka

Ministering to the sick and older adults has been a focus of Father Polycarp Fernando’s ministry in the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend. He plans to continue some of that […]

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Rest in Peace: May 26, 2024

Auburn Phyllis Muzzillo, 91, Immaculate Conception Fort Wayne Lois Baumgartner, 91, St. Vincent de Paul Huntington Megan Elyse Dvorscek, 32, SS. Peter and Paul Jerry Hesting, 79, SS. Peter and […]

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‘Who Counts as One of Us’: ND Professor Wraps Up Tenure Directing Ethics Center

By Matt Lamb “Who counts as one of us, who gets to do the counting and according to what criteria?” Though it is the broader idea of a future book, […]

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Deacon Assignment

The Most Reverend Kevin C. Rhoades, Bishop of Fort Wayne-South Bend, has made the following assignment of a deacon for the summer of 2024: Deacon Andrew Barnes to St. Vincent […]

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Around the Diocese: May 26, 2024

St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Students Honor Our Lady with Rosary Rally FORT WAYNE – Inspired by the three shepherd children of Fatima, hundreds of students and staff members at St. […]

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After 50 Years in Ministry, Father Bill Schooler Set to Retire

When Monsignor William Schooler – widely known as “Father Bill” across the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend – reached the priestly retirement age of 75, he asked Bishop Rhoades if […]

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Diocesan Pilgrims Recount ‘Sacred Steps’ on the Camino de Santiago

Hundreds of pilgrims from the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend have hiked or biked along the Camino de Santiago de Compostela, a network of pathways through France, Italy, Portugal, and […]

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Weekly Schedule of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Tuesday, May 21: Noon – Meeting with New Pastors, Archbishop Noll Center, Fort Wayne Wednesday, May 22: Noon – Meeting of Diocesan Finance Council, Best Western Plus, Warsaw Thursday, May […]