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Faith central at Knights of Columbus convention

For the first time in 120 years, the Knights of Columbus moved its state convention out of Indianapolis this year. A Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend chapter took home a […]

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Statue, plaza dedicated to St. Katharina Kasper  — ‘woman of the beatitudes’

Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades presided over the dedication and blessing of a bronze statue of St. Katharina Kasper, foundress of the Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ congregation, on the grounds […]

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Weekly schedule of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Sunday, April 11: 3 p.m. — Confirmation Mass, St. Patrick Church, Ligonier Monday, April 12: 10 a.m. — Meeting of the Bishop’s Cabinet, Archbishop Noll Center, Fort Wayne Tuesday, April 13: 12 p.m. — Virtual Meeting […]

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Chrism Masses emphasize mission of the priesthood

White-vested priests filled the pews of St. Matthew Cathedral and the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception on Monday, March 29, and Tuesday, March 30, as clergy from both sides of […]

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Bishop Rhoades celebrates ‘the most sacred night in the history of humanity’

“This is the night of which it is written: The night shall be as bright as day, dazzling is the night for me, and full of gladness.” Deacon Logan Parrish […]

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‘The start of the triduum: Holy Thursday Mass’

In a socially distant yet standing room-only church, Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades offered the sacrifice of the most holy Eucharist at St. Matthew Cathedral, South Bend, on the evening of […]

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‘He has been raised; He is not here’

The following is the text of the homily of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades during the Easter Vigil at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception April 3.  This is a most […]

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Annunciation Women’s Discernment House blessed by Bishop Rhoades

Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades blesses the Annunciation Women’s Discernment House in Fort Wayne March 25. The house is a ministry of the Confraternity of Penitents.  Attendees pray during the blessing. […]

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Weekly schedule for Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Monday, April 5: 7 p.m. — Confirmation Mass, St. Mary of the Assumption Church, Decatur Tuesday, April 6: 7 p.m. — Confirmation Mass, St. Joseph Church, Bluffton Wednesday, April 7: 7 p.m. — […]

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‘Hosanna in the highest’: Palm Sunday

“Today, Palm Sunday, we begin Holy Week with our minds and our hearts lifted up to the Lord, focusing on the great event of our salvation: the Passion, Death and […]

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Weekly Schedule of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Sunday, March 28: 9 a.m. — Palm Sunday Mass of the Passion of the Lord, St. Matthew Cathedral, South Bend Sunday, March 28: 5:30 p.m. — Vespers and Dinner, Henri de Lubac […]

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Sacred Heart celebrates eucharistic liturgy with Bishop Rhoades

Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades celebrated Mass with students at Sacred Heart School in Warsaw Tuesday, March 16, and told them he “couldn’t think of a better way to start my […]