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St. Vincent de Paul breaks ground on perpetual adoration chapel

Pentecost Sunday marked the beginning of construction of a new oratory at St. Vincent de Paul Parish, Fort Wayne, with a blessing for the groundbreaking. The Oratory of St. Mary […]

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Sisters of the Holy Cross celebrate jubilee anniversaries

NOTRE DAME – Nine Sisters of the Holy Cross will celebrate their jubilee years of consecrated life on July 21, in the Church of Our Lady of Loretto, Notre Dame. […]

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Celebrate with joy for the 2019 priest jubilarians!

The impact of authentic joy: Father Camillo Tirabassi celebrates 60 years Father Lourdino Fernandes is 50-year jubilarian Father Rybicki celebrates 40-year jubilee A life filled with divine intervention: Father Sigler […]

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Diocese welcomes new Secretary for Communications

Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades has announced the appointment of Fort Wayne native Jennifer Simerman as the new Secretary for Communications for the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend. Simerman’s responsibilities include […]

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Bishop confirms adults on Pentecost, Trinity Sunday vigil Masses

At vigil Masses on June 8 and June 15, 77 adults were “strengthened by the Holy Spirit through the reception of the sacrament of confirmation,” in the words of Bishop […]

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Bona fide: Our Lady of Good Hope students learn Latin

By Annie Obergefell Through its classical curriculum, one elementary school in the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend continues to prove that while Latin may be a dead language, its relevance […]

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Teacher creates image of school patroness

Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades visited Marian High School in Mishawaka on the feast day of Our Lady of Lourdes in February and placed it under her patronage. In honor of […]

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Fishing is father-family time for Bradtmillers

Jesus commanded His disciples to be fishers of men. Christians follow that command in part by gently leading their children in His footsteps. It’s a path on which Beau Bradtmiller, […]

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Didier family carrying on parents’ legacy of faith

Jim Didier remembers his father, Marshall, being offered a promotion in the 1950s if he moved from his job as head meat cutter at a grocery in downtown Fort Wayne […]

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Weekly schedule of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Monday, June 10: 9 a.m. — Meeting of Board of Directors of Catholic Relief Services, Baltimore, Maryland Monday, June 10: 1 p.m. — Meeting of United States Conference of Catholic Bishops Committee […]

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Rest in Peace: June 9, 2019

Decatur Michael J. Lose, 34, St. Mary of the Assumption Elkhart Paul Scheibley, 86, St. Thomas the Apostle Fort Wayne Nora E. Rauner, 66, St. Joseph – Hessen Cassel Francisco […]

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Brothers of Holy Cross jubilee celebration planned

NOTRE DAME — Ten Brothers of Holy Cross will celebrate jubilee anniversaries on Saturday, June 15, with a Mass of thanksgiving at the Basilica of the Sacred Heart at 10:30 […]