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Around the Diocese: January 7, 2024

On Thursday, December 21, employees who work in the Curia of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend and the offices of Catholic Charities of Fort Wayne-South Bend gathered in Warsaw […]

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Priest Assignments

The Most Reverend Kevin C. Rhoades, Bishop of Fort Wayne-South Bend, has made the following assignments. Reverend Jose Arroyo, from Pastor at St. Paul of the Cross Parish, Columbia City, […]

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Keep the Nativity at the Forefront of Christmas

On Christmas Eve of 2022, the streets of Fort Wayne were a slick sheet of ice, and the temperature was frigid. This past Christmas Eve could not have been more […]

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Our Lady of Guadalupe Honored Across the Diocese

To mark the feast of Our Lady of Gauadlupe, St. Adalbert Parish in South Bend hosted a two-day celebration in honor of the Blessed Virgin Mary, which concluded with a […]

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A Visit to Victory Noll Always a Pleasure

On Friday, December 15, Bishop Rhoades traveled to Victory Noll in Huntington to talk to the Our Lady of Victory Missionary Sisters and others about his time taking part in […]

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Deacon Assignment

The Most Reverend Kevin C. Rhoades, Bishop of Fort Wayne-South Bend, has made the following assignment. Deacon James Tighe, to exercise pastoral care of St. Mary, Mother of God Parish, […]

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Bishop Rhoades’ Statement on Saint Mary’s College Reversing Its Decision to Admit Transgender Students

On Friday, December 22, Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades made the following statement regarding Saint Mary’s College reversing its decision to admit transgender students to the college. “I am happy and […]

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Bishop Rhoades Confirms 13 at St. Anthony de Padua

On Saturday, December 9, Bishop Rhoades spent the 19th anniversary of his ordination as a bishop administering the Sacrament of Confirmation on 13 young candidates at St. Anthony de Padua […]

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St. Joseph, Mishawaka, Marks 175th Anniversary

On Sunday, December 10, Bishop Rhoades celebrated the 175th anniversary of one of the diocese’s oldest parishes – St. Joseph Catholic Church in Mishawaka. All parish choirs sang for the […]

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Weekly Schedule of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Wednesday, December 20: 11 a.m. – Mass and Christmas Luncheon for Seminarians, St. Jude Church, Fort Wayne Thursday, December 21: 11 a.m. – Mass and Employee Christmas Luncheon, Sacred Heart […]

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St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store Renovations Begin

Things are looking up – and will soon be going up – at the St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store. Paid for with funds from the Legacy of Hope Campaign, […]

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2023: A Year in Review Around the Diocese

From its first day, when the Church and the world were reeling from the death of Pope Benedict XVI, the year 2023 has seen moments of deep tragedy as well […]