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Providing for discipleship through the Annual Bishop’s Appeal

Christ tells His disciples to “go and make disciples of all nations” in the Gospel of Matthew. They joyfully took the message forth, going to the ends of their world […]

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Youth confirmed at low-sensory Mass

Ten candidates for confirmation came from around the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend Saturday, Sept. 7, to receive the fruits of the Holy Spirit at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, […]

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Weekly schedule of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Monday, September 9: 9 a.m. — Meeting of United States Conference of Catholic Bishops Committee on Doctrine, Washington, D.C. Monday, September 9: 5:30 p.m. — Meeting of United States Conference of Catholic Bishops Committee […]

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At University of Saint Francis Founders’ Day, students encouraged to seek truth

Several hundred University of Saint Francis students, staff, faculty and friends gathered Wednesday, Aug. 28, in the Fort Wayne campus’ Hutzell Athletic Center to start the new academic year with […]

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New stadium, new journey for Bishop Dwenger Saints

Bishop Dwenger High School’s football program marks a milestone Aug. 30: the Saints’ first game in their own stadium. This home game, the second of the 2019-20 season, will be […]

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Bishop Rhoades blesses new and updated spaces at St. Pius X

GRANGER — “It’s really unbelievable how much you’ve done at St. Pius X Parish. It seems every year I’m coming to bless something. Monsignor told me before Mass, ‘Bishop that’s […]

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Statement of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades on gun violence

The terrible plague of deadly mass shootings in our country calls us, in the words of the U.S. bishops, “to fight this social disease that has infected our nation.” I […]

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Bishop Rhoades weekly schedule

Sunday, August 18: 12 p.m. — Mass and Blessing of Addition to Parish Education Center, St. Pius X Church, Granger Tuesday, August 20: 8:15 a.m. — Mass and Pastoral Visit, St. Jude […]

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Weekly schedule for Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Sunday, August 4: 10 a.m. — Mass, Immaculate Conception Church, Kendallville Monday-Wednesday, August 5-7: Knights of Columbus 137th Supreme Convention, Minneapolis, Minnesota Thursday-Friday, August 8-9: Meeting of Board of Trustees for Ave Maria […]

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Bishop Rhoades named in broad lawsuit involving Harrisburg diocese

FORT WAYNE — Donald Asbee, 67, last week filed a lawsuit against the Diocese of Harrisburg in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, alleging that he was sexually abused between the ages of […]

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Weekly schedule of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Wednesday, July 24: 3 p.m. — Meeting of Our Sunday Visitor Institute Committee, Homewood Suites Hotel, Fort Wayne Thursday, July 25: 8:30 a.m. — Meeting of Board of Directors of Our Sunday […]

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Priest appointment

The Most Reverend Kevin C. Rhoades, Bishop of Fort Wayne-South Bend, has made the following appointment: Reverend Dermot Gahan, to Parochial Vicar of St. Matthew Cathedral Parish, South Bend, effective […]