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Elkhart students blanket city with JOY

Jesus-Others-Yourself, a project nicknamed JOY, kicked off the beginning of the school year for St. Thomas the Apostle School students in Elkhart. Bringing joy to others has been the theme […]

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St. Vincent de Paul volunteers rush to create food boxes

Tents in parking lots sometimes signal sidewalk sales, but in the parking lot of the St. Vincent de Paul Society of St. Joseph County, a blue tent has become a […]

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Easter traditions around the world

Among Catholics in other parts of the world are numerous Easter traditions that local Catholics might consider incorporating into their own Easter celebration. The Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend is […]

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Around the Diocese: March 29, 2020

Find meaning, community as a Providence Associate SAINT MARY-OF-THE-WOODS, Ind. — Are you looking for spiritual enrichment? Support? Community? A sense of mission? God may be nudging you to become […]

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‘I should have done this three years ago’

Sometimes God uses dramatic means to change people’s hearts. Other times, He moves in the small stirrings of the soul or in little nudges from His faithful on earth. Laura […]

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Suspension of Masses historically rare, but not unprecedented

Although the celebration of daily or weekly public Mass does not take place in some regions of the world even today, for decades the regular celebration of the eucharistic liturgy […]

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Faithful act to ‘stand up straight and strive to be saints’

Stories of hope and help, service and support — examples of living as Christ to others in new and meaningful ways — are already marking the spiritual life of the […]

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Bishop announces diocesewide Stations of the Cross

FORT WAYNE — Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades has announced that on Friday, April 3, at 7 p.m., the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend will livestream the Stations of the Cross […]

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Mass viewing opportunities abound

Although public Masses in the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend are currently suspended, opportunities for worship and spiritual communion via TV and the internet abound. Following is a list of […]

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Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend issues local directives

FORT WAYNE — The spread of the new coronavirus is being carefully monitored by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops and all dioceses in the state of Indiana, including the […]

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Catholic Charities makes COVID-19 related appeal

FORT WAYNE — Catholic Charities, the principal charitable organization of the Catholic Church, represents the Church in meeting the needs of people. During this difficult time, the agency realizes many […]

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Rest in Peace: March 22, 2020

Angola William J. Leider, 87, St. Anthony Auburn Louis Muzzillo, 90, Immaculate Conception Fort Wayne Sharon Boreani, 78, St. Charles Borromeo Bart Fraizer, 52, St. Vincent de Paul Armanda Rohrbacher, […]