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Celebrating well: Divine Mercy Sunday

A week after Easter Sunday, a full eight days (or octave) later, the great g  race of the holy day is often faded or forgotten. The jellybeans harden; the chocolate […]

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The Triduum — Given up unto death … the Son of God brings new life to all mankind

Jesus’ love remembered on Holy Thursday Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades began the celebration of “the holiest three days of the year” with Mass at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, […]

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Easter is Church’s greatest feast, ‘solemnity of solemnities,’ says bishop

Morning sun streaming through stained glass illustrated the joy of the Resurrection at St. Francis Xavier Church, Pierceton, on Sunday, as the rural parish celebrated the presence of Bishop Kevin […]

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Weekly schedule of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Sunday, April 21: 9 a.m. — Easter Mass, St. Francis Xavier Church, Pierceton Tuesday, April 23: 7 p.m. — Confirmation Mass, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church, Fort Wayne Wednesday, April 24: 7 p.m. […]

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Rest in Peace: April 21, 2019

Arcola Dolores C. Schuhler, 76, St. Patrick Auburn Douglas L. Kelley, 74, Immaculate Conception Fort Wayne Alice Huth, 83, St. Charles Borromeo Janice L. Shank, 84, Our Lady of Good […]

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Bill designed to improve health outcomes for mothers, infants

The scenario is all too common: A teenage girl in Indiana, facing an unplanned pregnancy, is denied medical treatment until she and her unborn child are in emergency circumstances — […]

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Seminarians installed as acolytes, lectors at Mount St. Mary’s Seminary

Six seminarians of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend were installed in the ministry of acolyte at Mount St. Mary’s Seminary, Emmitsburg, Md., at a Mass celebrated by Bishop Kevin […]

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Around the Diocese: April 21, 2019

Catholic Charities mentoring program open house AUBURN — Today, over 8.5 million youth lack supportive, sustained relationships with caring adults. Individuals in the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend can change […]

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Catholic foundations discuss Catholic social teaching and more during conference

Saying their organizations are “a game-changer,” Sister Carol Keehan, a longtime advocate for health care and those in need, encouraged leaders of Catholic foundations to begin with respecting the dignity […]

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Bishop Rhoades, faithful welcome the King on Palm Sunday

Palm Sunday of the Passion of the Lord is the first day of the holiest week in the entire year for Catholics. The ephemeral joy expressed by the chorus of […]

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Parishes-in-Need grants approved

FORT WAYNE — The Annual Bishop’s Appeal of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend includes a funding program to assist less affluent parishes. A Parishes-in-Need Fund Committee met recently to […]

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Rest in Peace: April 14, 2019

Angola Michael J. Bragg, 74, St. Anthony of Padua Jacquelyn T. Wooley, 64, St. Anthony of Padua Bremen Paul Winslow, 82, St. Dominic Bristol Joyce Chapman, 88, St. Mary/Annunciation Jerry […]