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Former Italian mission embraces the Hispanic faithful

On the corner of Brooklyn and Hale avenues in Fort Wayne sits a church whose colorful history has gone from “Arrevederci” to “¡Hola!” over a period of more than 100 […]

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St. John the Baptist pledges to ‘Rebuild My Church’

When Jesus spoke the words, “rebuild my Church” to St. Francis of Assisi, He was speaking both figuratively and literally. The church structure at San Damiano was dilapidated and in […]

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Bishop Rhoades weekly calendar

Sunday, November 19: 10 a.m. — Confirmation Mass, St. Jude Church, South Bend Monday, November 20: 1 p.m. — Meetings of Corporations of Diocese, Catholic Cemeteries, and Saint Anne Communities, Archbishop […]

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Solidarity in Suffering — The perilous predicament of Christians in the Middle East

Christians have lived in the Middle East since Pentecost and are spread across the entire region. Today, Christians in the Middle East form a grand mosaic comprised of Catholic Churches, […]

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Frassati group participates in Holy Hour, meditation with Bishop Rhoades

Our Lady of Good Hope Catholic Church, Fort Wayne, was dimly lit, the soft lighting conducive to prayerful meditation, when Frassati members met Nov. 8 for their monthly Holy Hour. […]

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The living and substantial act of thanksgiving is Jesus, in the Eucharist

Thanksgiving is the premier classic, all-American holiday. Begun in the very first years of the country, the day celebrates the first successful harvest of Americans’ pilgrim- and poor farmer-ancestors due […]

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Magazines for young-adult Catholics now offered by OSV

HUNTINGTON — Our Sunday Visitor publishing company hopes to help young people embrace the fullness and love of Christ by offering two new monthly publications. In light of the priority […]

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A senior’s ‘wonderful cane legacy’

By Nick Kenkel Thomas Grzesiak, a longtime member of Sacred Heart Parish near Lakeville, is retired. Lakeville is Grzesiak’s hometown, and it’s there he has exercised his woodcarving hobby for […]

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Counseling initiative prepares students for success beyond school

A 2017 Gold Star School Counseling Award from the Indiana Department of Education was presented this fall to St. Elizabeth Ann Seton School in Fort Wayne. Gold Star Schools are […]

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Physician, Catholic philanthropist receives state honor

During an open house showcasing completed renovations at the Matthew 25 medical clinic in Fort Wayne early this fall, State Sen. Liz Brown presented Dr. Michael Mastrangelo with the prestigious […]

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Black Catholic History Month event discusses racism

Catholic young adults from the South Bend area gathered at a local pub Oct. 17 for a presentation by Deacon Mel Tardy on “How the church can respond to racism” […]

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All Souls’ Day Mass at Catholic Cemetery, ‘a place of love and prayer’

Click here for more photos. An All Souls’ Day Mass celebrated by Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades included two special relics: the chalice and the altar cross of St. Padre Pio. […]