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St. Vincent de Paul Society supported by Friends of the Poor Walk/Run

Walkers traversed the downtown streets. The annual fundraising event raises much of the money needed in order for the organization to provide food, clothing, rent and other assistance to those […]

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Weekly schedule of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Sunday, September 27: 2 p.m. — Walk for the Poor for St. Vincent de Paul Society, Parkview Field, Fort Wayne Sunday, September 27: 4:30 p.m. — Mass and Dedication of St. Mary […]

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Faithful Citizenship in a Divided Nation: The Political Responsibility of Catholics

  The following is a talk given by Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades on September 24 at Holy Cross College, Notre Dame. In this talk on faithful citizenship and our political […]

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Red Masses to be celebrated in diocese

For more than 775 years, “Red” Masses have been celebrated annually. Asking God’s grace and wisdom upon the start of the judicial year, the Red Mass invites into worship and […]

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‘Like dying and going to heaven’ 

Couples blessed at wedding jubilee Mass Around two dozen married couples celebrating their 25th, 40th, 50th and 60th wedding jubilees were recognized and blessed at a wedding anniversary Mass celebrated […]

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Weekly schedule of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Sunday, September 20: 10 a.m. — Wedding Anniversary Mass, Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Fort Wayne Monday, September 21: 10 a.m. — Meeting of the Bishop’s Cabinet, Archbishop Noll Center, Fort Wayne […]

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Bishop Rhoades, Vincentians and friends to walk for the poor

This article was updated Sept. 17 to reflect removal of a participation fee.  A single mother landed a job and moved from a shelter for the homeless into her own […]

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Weekly schedule of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Sunday, September 13: 5 p.m. — Confirmation Mass, St. Adalbert Church, South Bend Monday, September 14: 9 a.m. — Virtual Meeting of United States Conference of Catholic Bishops Committee on Doctrine Monday, […]

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Financial support of seminarians a priority for Knights

Humility, Mother Teresa said, is “the mother of all virtues.” While the Knights of Columbus councils in the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend have much to boast of in their […]

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Affirming dignity of all people key to ending racism, says bishop

Bishop calls racism a serious offense against God and grave sin against love and justice In response to outbreaks of racial tension and violence across America following the death of […]

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Priest and deacon appointments

The Most Reverend Kevin C. Rhoades, Bishop of Fort Wayne-South Bend, has made the following appointments, effective September 5, 2020: Deacon Geoffrey Mooney, C.S.C., to diaconal ministry at Christ the […]

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Weekly schedule of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Sunday, September 6: 10 a.m. — Mass with Blessing of Chapel and Dedication of Altar, St. Teresa of Calcutta Chapel, Johnson Family Hall, University of Notre Dame Sunday, September 6: 5 p.m. […]