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Chapel blessed and dedicated in Corby Hall

Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades blessed and dedicated the new altar of the Holy Spirit Chapel in the rebuilt Corby Hall on July 3. Corby Hall, which sits beside the Basilica […]

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Proving God’s existence

One of man’s deepest and most enduring questions is this: Can the existence of an unseen and mystical God be proven? Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades and Dr. Lewis Pearson, philosophy […]

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Weekly schedule of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Sunday, June 28: 9 a.m. — Mass, St. Francis Chapel, University of Saint Francis, Fort Wayne Monday, June 29: 7 p.m. — Confirmation Mass, SS. Peter and Paul Church, Huntington Sunday, […]

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Diocese adopts book reflecting reality of racism

FORT WAYNE — As communities across the U.S. search for solutions to the systemic racism brought to light once again in the wake of the death of George Floyd, the […]

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Weekly schedule for Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Sunday, June 14: 12:30 p.m. — Confirmation Mass, St. John Bosco Church, Churubusco Tuesday, June 16: 7 p.m. — Confirmation Mass, St. Rose of Lima Church, Monroeville Wednesday, June 17: 7 p.m. — […]

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Priest, Deacon assignments and Priest appointments

Priest assignment The Most Reverend Kevin C. Rhoades, Bishop of Fort Wayne-South Bend, has made the following assignments of priests, effective June 23, 2020: Reverend Stephen Felicichia, to Parochial Vicar, […]

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Priest, deacons ordained to mission of service

As seven candidates and Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades processed into St. Vincent de Paul Church, Fort Wayne, toward their ordination Saturday, June 6, their face masks weren’t the only reminder that this particular Mass of Ordination would stand out as different […]

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A Mother’s Hope receives episcopal blessing

Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades blessed A Mother’s Hope in Fort Wayne, a home for pregnant women facing homelessness, June 2. The home also provides resources and classes to assist new […]

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Statement on the Death of George Floyd and Nationwide Protests

“I share the following sentiments of my brother U.S. Bishops: “We are broken-hearted, sickened, and outraged to watch another video of an African American man being killed before our very […]

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Weekly schedule of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Saturday, May 30: 7 p.m. — Confirmation Mass, St. Joseph Church, Bluffton Monday, June 1: 5:30 p.m. — Meeting of Diocesan Review Board, Wyndham Garden Hotel, Warsaw Tuesday, June 2: 11 […]

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Ordinations set for June 6 at St. Vincent de Paul, Fort Wayne

With praise and thanksgiving, Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades will ordain Deacon Stephen Felicichia to the priesthood and Michael Ammer, Paolo Degasperi, Benjamin Landrigan, Keeton Lockwood, Augustine Onuoha and Logan Parrish […]

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Priest assignments

The Most Reverend Kevin C. Rhoades, Bishop of Fort Wayne-South Bend, has made the following assignments of priests, effective June 23, 2020: Reverend Jonathan Agbedo, to temporary Parochial Vicar, St. […]