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Weekly schedule of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Saturday, May 30: 7 p.m. — Confirmation Mass, St. Joseph Church, Bluffton Monday, June 1: 5:30 p.m. — Meeting of Diocesan Review Board, Wyndham Garden Hotel, Warsaw Tuesday, June 2: 11 […]

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Ordinations set for June 6 at St. Vincent de Paul, Fort Wayne

With praise and thanksgiving, Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades will ordain Deacon Stephen Felicichia to the priesthood and Michael Ammer, Paolo Degasperi, Benjamin Landrigan, Keeton Lockwood, Augustine Onuoha and Logan Parrish […]

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Priest assignments

The Most Reverend Kevin C. Rhoades, Bishop of Fort Wayne-South Bend, has made the following assignments of priests, effective June 23, 2020: Reverend Jonathan Agbedo, to temporary Parochial Vicar, St. […]

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Bishops say Our Lady of America apparitions were not supernatural

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades of Fort Wayne-South Bend, Indiana, and five other bishops have concluded that alleged apparitions of Our Lady of America — said to have […]

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Public liturgies to resume with restrictions for safety

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, This past Friday, Governor Holcomb issued his “Back on Track” Roadmap to Safely Reopen Indiana. This roadmap is designed to safely open Indiana’s economy, […]

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Bishop invokes protection of Mary and Joseph at All-Schools Mass

Work, a natural part of everyday life, is not something that is often celebrated. But in 1955, workers received recognition when Pope Pius XII instituted the Memorial of St. Joseph […]

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Alleluia, He is risen!

Catholics across the diocese celebrated Holy Week in a new way. Here are some glimpses at livestreams and other Masses depicted in photos. Chrism Mass on Holy Thursday Click here […]

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Stations of the Cross available for viewing anytime

Click here for more photos by John Martin During a livestreamed event Friday, April 3, Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades prays the Stations of the Cross at the Cathedral of the […]

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Good Friday opportunities for prayer nationally and locally

USCCB president asks for national moment of prayer on Good Friday WASHINGTON — Archbishop Jose H. Gomez of Los Angeles, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, has invited […]

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Bishop announces diocesewide Stations of the Cross

FORT WAYNE — Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades has announced that on Friday, April 3, at 7 p.m., the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend will livestream the Stations of the Cross […]

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Masses suspended across diocese

Dear Faithful of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend, In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, I write to encourage you, in the words of our Holy Father, Pope Francis, […]

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Weekly schedule of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Updated March 16, 2020, to reflect postponements caused by concerns about the COVID-19 virus. Sunday, March 15: 10:30 a.m. — Mass, St. Patrick Church, Walkerton Monday, March 16: 10 a.m. […]