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Weekly schedule of Bishop Kevin C. Roades

Sunday, October 14: 10 a.m. — Blessing of New Addition to St. Louis Academy, St. Louis, Besancon Tuesday, October 16: 6 p.m. — Mass for Christ Child Society, St. Jude Church, Fort […]

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From Crisis to Healing: A Diocesan Day of Prayer and Penance

Pastoral letter to the people of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend My Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ: The re-emergence of the clergy sex abuse crisis has affected us […]

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Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend Publishes Names of Credibly Accused

FORT WAYNE — The Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend published on Tuesday, Sept, 18, the names of the priests and deacons who have been credibly accused of sexual abuse of […]

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Bishop Rhoades exonerated of allegation

FORT WAYNE — As a sobering wave of abuse allegations within the Roman Catholic Church in the U.S. continues to build, its full weight fell on the Diocese of Fort […]

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Diocese announces changes to TV Mass

FORT WAYNE — Since 1986, the sick and homebound of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend have been blessed by the locally produced diocesan TV Mass. It was a ministry […]

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Four ordained to the diaconate in Congregation of Holy Cross

NOTRE DAME — With joy and thanksgiving, the Congregation of Holy Cross celebrated the final profession of vows and ordination to the diaconate of five men last weekend. Brian Kennedy, […]

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New Blessed Sacrament Church dedicated in Albion

Click here for more photos from the event. The recently refinished wood was gleaming, the smell of new paint lingered, and the mood was one of celebration and anticipation as […]

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Bishop ordains new priests of the Congregation of the Holy Spirit

Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades ordains new priests of the Congregation of the Holy Spirit in the Diocese of Nnewi, Nigeria, Aug. 4. Click here for more photos.    

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Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ celebrate 150 years of ministry in the US

Among the many religious communities established to help revitalize the Catholic faith in the wake of the French Revolution, the Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ stand out with particular prominence […]

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Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend to release names of priests who committed sexual abuse

Updated Aug. 21 to include the full text of Bishop’s Rhoades’ statement to the press on Aug. 17. FORT WAYNE, Ind. — August 17, 2018 The Most Reverend Kevin C. […]

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Annual Bishop’s Appeal funds applied diocesewide

The 2018 Annual Bishop’s Appeal for the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend kicks off this month, with a goal of $5,436,859 to support ministries and programs throughout the diocese. The […]

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Weekly Schedule for Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Wednesday, August 29: 6 p.m. — Annual Bishop’s Appeal Parish Leadership Meeting, St. Mary, Mother of God Church, Fort Wayne Thursday, August 30: 10:30 a.m. — Presbyterate Meeting, Our Lady of Guadalupe […]