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Priest and deacon appointments

The Most Reverend Kevin C. Rhoades, Bishop of Fort Wayne-South Bend, has made the following appointments, effective September 5, 2020: Deacon Geoffrey Mooney, C.S.C., to diaconal ministry at Christ the […]

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Weekly schedule of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Sunday, September 6: 10 a.m. — Mass with Blessing of Chapel and Dedication of Altar, St. Teresa of Calcutta Chapel, Johnson Family Hall, University of Notre Dame Sunday, September 6: 5 p.m. […]

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Weekly schedule of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Sunday, August 23: 10:30 a.m. — Confirmation Mass, St. Joseph Church, LaGrange Tuesday, September 1: 7 p.m. — Confirmation Mass, Most Precious Blood Parish at St. Charles Borromeo Church, Fort Wayne Wednesday, […]

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Diocesan seminarians instituted as lectors, acolyte

Moving ever closer to the day they will commit the whole of their lives in service to Christ and His Church, eight diocesan seminarians were instituted Aug. 3 in the […]

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Weekly calendar of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Wednesday, August 19: 7 p.m. — Confirmation Mass, St. Dominic Church, Bremen Thursday, August 20: 10:30 a.m. — Meeting of Presbyteral Council, Wyndham Garden Hotel, Warsaw Thursday, August 20: 7 p.m. — Confirmation […]

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Priest appointment

The Most Reverend Kevin C. Rhoades, Bishop of Fort Wayne-South Bend, has made the following appointment, effective August 3, 2020: Reverend John Conley, C.S.C., to Pastor, Sacred Heart Parish, Notre […]

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‘This is what I seek’

Sisters of St. Francis make perpetual profession of  vows In a Spirit-filled Mass at the St. Francis Convent in Mishawaka Aug. 2, two young women professed their perpetual vows as […]

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Indiana bishops release statement on the dispensation from the obligation of Sunday Mass attendance

The Catholic bishops throughout the Province of Indianapolis, which is comprised of the Archdiocese of Indianapolis and the dioceses of Gary, Evansville, Fort Wayne-South Bend and Lafayette, have extended the […]

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Weekly schedule for Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Sunday, August 2: 1:30 p.m. — Mass with Perpetual Profession of Vows for Sisters of St. Francis, St. Francis Convent, Mishawaka Monday, August 3: 5 p.m. — Mass with Institution of Lectors […]

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Conflict in Nigeria close to hearts of missionary priests

The past five years have brought heartbreaking news out of Nigeria. A study done by the International Society for Civil Liberties and the Rule of Law found that in 2020 […]

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Teens told ‘Be not afraid’ at parish mission retreat

Mission and more on their minds (This article was updated July 23, 2020, to reflect correct identifications in photo captions.) Twenty-six teens from the youth group at St. Jude Parish […]

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New location allows Christ Child Society of South Bend to clothe more children

Since the local chapter of the Christ Child Society was founded by Rosaleen Crowley in 1947, it has clothed over a quarter of a million children. Current members are confident […]