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Bishop Urges Newly Confirmed to Be Strong in Faith

The night of Friday, April 5, will be one to remember for the confirmands of St. Mary of the Assumption Church in Decatur and St. Joseph Church in Bluffton. Bishop […]

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Bishop Implores Honor to the Risen Christ at Holy Hour

Bishop Rhoades led the monthly Little Flower Holy Hour for Vocations on Tuesday, April 2, at the St. Mother Theodore Guerin Chapel in Fort Wayne. There, he exposed the Blessed […]

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Priest Assignments

The Most Reverend Kevin C. Rhoades, Bishop of Fort Wayne-South Bend, has made the following assignments: Reverend Peter Puleo, CSC, to Parochial Vicar at St. Joseph Parish, South Bend, effective […]

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‘It Is a True Privilege’ to Walk with Abuse Survivors

Victim Assistance Coordinator Explores 20 Years of Serving the Church Every April, Catholic parishes and schools across the United States participate in National Child Abuse Prevention Month. In 2002, the […]

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Weekly Schedule of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Monday, April 8: 7 p.m. – Confirmation Mass, St. John the Baptist Church, New Haven Tuesday, April 9: 10 a.m. – Meeting of Bishop’s Cabinet, Archbishop Noll Center, Fort Wayne […]

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Chrism Mass Reminds Us We Are God’s Anointed

By Joshua Schipper and Kasia Balsbaugh On back-to-back nights at the beginning of Holy Week – at St. Matthew Cathedral in South Bend on Monday, March 25, and at the […]

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A Walk Through the Sacred Liturgies of the Triduum

Through the solemn and sacred liturgies of Holy Week, in the co-cathedrals and parishes across the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend, the faithful had the opportunity to walk with Christ […]

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Weekly Schedule of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Tuesday, April 2: 7 p.m. – Little Flower Holy Hour, St. Mother Theodore Guerin Chapel, Fort Wayne Wednesday, April 3: 7 p.m. – Confirmation Mass, St. Anthony of Padua Church, […]

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Chrism Mass Reminds Us We Are the God’s Anointed

By Joshua Schipper and Kasia Balsbaugh On back-to-back nights at the beginning of Holy Week – at St. Matthew Cathedral in South Bend on Monday, March 25, and at the […]

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Bishop Confirms Young People at St. Matthew Cathedral

On Saturday, March 16, at St. Matthew Cathedral in South Bend, Bishop Rhoades confirmed 76 young people from seven parishes in the South Bend area. The Gospel reading featured the […]

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Palm Sunday Enters Us into Holy Week

Bishop Rhoades began the most sacred week of the liturgical year on Sunday, March 24, at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Fort Wayne as he celebrated Mass on […]

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Pueri Cantores Youth Choir Sings for Solemnity of St. Joseph

With their performance at Mass about to begin, members of the Pueri Cantores youth choir were finishing up their final rehearsal when conductor Jeremy Hoy took the time to calm […]