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Catholic schools ‘shine bright’ 

Mary Keefer, principal at St. John the Baptist School in Fort Wayne, has been in teaching for many years and so has experienced the inner workings of the Catholic schools […]

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The Marriage Course Online — ‘We’re having great conversations after all these years’

In the information age, Catholic married couples sometimes say they feel a sense of isolation and loneliness in their vocation. Although technology has played a pivotal role in the way […]

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Statement of Bishop Rhoades on the Inauguration of President Joseph Biden

I strongly support the statement of Archbishop Jose Gomez, the President of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, on this day of the inauguration of Joseph R. Biden, Jr. […]

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March for Life Chicago rallies in Fort Wayne

Advocates parked at Concordia Lutheran Theological Seminary Jan. 16 and participated from their vehicles in a pro-life rally and caravan organized by We Dignify, a pro-life group from Chicago that […]

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Experiment in access to science successful at St. Adalbert

St. Adalbert School in South Bend has long had a family-like relationship with students at the University of Notre Dame. Students at Fisher Hall dormitory make time to tutor students […]

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Teacher MaryAnn Hinora — Marian teacher reminisces on 25 years of service

Teaching in a Catholic school means much more than ensuring good grades in the classroom; as MaryAnn Hinora knows, it also means personifying Christ’s self-giving love to one’s students and […]

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Rest in Peace: January 17, 2021

Angola Frederick J. Homan, 81, St. Anthony of Padua Barbara Leite, 94, St. Anthony of Padua John W. McBride, 84, St. Anthony of Padua Dan A. Newell, 60, St. Anthony […]

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Weekly schedule of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Sunday, January 17: 11 a.m. — Mass, St. Joseph Church, Roanoke Wednesday, January 20: 9:30 a.m. — Mass, Bishop Dwenger High School, Fort Wayne Saturday, January 23: 12 p.m. — Northeast Indiana Pro-Life Rally […]

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Superstars of service: Antonio Marchi

Antioch Youth Community serves teens in St. Joseph County and offers them the opportunity to know, love and serve Christ. Antonio Marchi directs the ministry, which is a cooperation between […]

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Teacher Jennifer Grindle — ‘There’s nothing God’s going to hand us that we can’t get through together’

Middle school is possibly the most difficult age of childhood development, bringing changes and struggles in all areas of preteen life. Jennifer Grindle remembers these difficulties, which is what led […]

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Holy Family School: Trust mitigates pandemic’s challenges

Having a strong parish and school community has enabled Holy Family School to thrive despite all the changes wrought by the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020. Because a plan for e-learning […]

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Parish missions provide opportunity to spend time focused on the Lord

As a recent convert to the Catholic faith, McKenna Eltzroth wanted to get more involved in her parish, St. Joseph in Bluffton. “It’s really important for me to plant roots […]