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‘What a Catholic university is all about’

University of Saint Francis projects will promote the ‘dual Catholic priorities of faith and reason’ Click here for more photos. The University of Saint Francis took a powerful step toward […]

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From altar boy to bishop-designate: Father William Wack

At a May 29 press conference in Pensacola, Fla., where he is the bishop-designate, the first question Father William Wack, CSC, fielded was, “Will you be the first bishop from South Bend?” […]

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Bishop Rhoades makes priest assignment, appointments

Priest appointment The Most Reverend Kevin C. Rhoades, Bishop of Fort Wayne-South Bend, has made the following appointment: Reverend Vincent Coppola, CSC, from Administrator to Pastor of Holy Cross Parish, […]

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Diocese participates in Take Action Sunday

In response to a call to action from the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, “Take Action Sunday” will take place in the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend on the […]

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To sanctify the home look to the Beatitudes, says Bishop

When one prays in adoration before the Blessed Sacrament, “we are accepting the Lord’s invitation,” Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades said to about 60 people at the Sancta Familia Holy Hour […]

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Bishop speaks on ‘Truth in Charity’ at Christ the King

“It doesn’t take much effort to see division, empty promises, fear and anger in our society. However, as a church, we know that a deep and personal relationship with Jesus, […]

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In Truth and Charity: The woman at the well

This Sunday, the Third Sunday of Lent, we will hear in the Gospel the story of the encounter and conversation of Jesus and the Samaritan woman at the well. I […]

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At business breakfast, Bishop Rhoades calls for prayer for the persecuted

Listen to Bishop Rhoades talk here. Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades addressed a full room at the monthly Catholic Business Network breakfast March 3, held in Cathedral Center at the Cathedral […]

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Lent: A penitential mobilization

The following is the text of the homily of Bishop Rhoades on Ash Wednesday at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Fort Wayne, a Lenten message for the whole […]

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Living as intentional disciples of Jesus

This is the third part of the talk given by Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades on Feb. 7 at St. Louis Besancon Parish. The last two issues of Today’s Catholic contained […]

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Prayer in the morning, at night and at meals

The following is an excerpt from a talk given by Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades on Feb. 7 at St. Louis Besancon Parish. A central component of living as a disciple […]

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Bishop appoints new director of Stewardship and Development

Jeff Boetticher, former director of school financial assistance programs for the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend, has been appointed by Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades to serve as director of the […]