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Conference urges men to grow in holiness

On Saturday, Feb. 22, around 1,500 men attended the 10th annual Rekindle the Fire Men’s Conference. This year’s conference took place at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum in Fort […]

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Candidates, catechumens declare intentions to enter into full communion with Church

The Lenten season is meant as a time to focus on prayer and preparation for the highest of feasts in the liturgical year: the joyful celebration of Easter. This is […]

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Marian High School pastoral visit — ‘Have you accepted Mary as your personal mother?’

Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades celebrated a Mass honoring Our Lady of Lourdes with the students and faculty of Marian High School on Feb. 18. Our Lady of Lourdes is the […]

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Weekly schedule of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Sunday, February 23: 10 a.m. — Closing Mass for Diocesan World Youth Day, Bishop Luers High School, Fort Wayne Sunday, February 23: 2 p.m. — Rite of Election, Cathedral of the Immaculate […]

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Rite of Election and Call to Continuing Conversion to be celebrated in diocese

FORT WAYNE — The Rite of Election of Catechumens and the Call to Continuing Conversion of Candidates are being celebrated this week in the cathedrals of the Diocese of Fort […]

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Friendship with Our Jewish Brothers and Sisters

Statement by Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades This past November, over 1,000 Catholics and Jews of Fort Wayne, Indiana, gathered to pray together at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church in a […]

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Spring confirmation Mass schedule

Updated March 16, 2020 to reflect Masses that have been postponed due to concerns about the COVID-19 virus.   The following is the schedule of spring Masses at which Bishop […]

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Weekly schedule of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Monday, February 17: 5:15 p.m. — Mass and Lecture, Moreau Seminary, University of Notre Dame Tuesday, February 18: 9:30 a.m. — Mass and Pastoral Visit, Marian High School, Mishawaka Wednesday, February 19: 12:30 p.m. […]

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Weekly schedule of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Sunday, February 9: 9 a.m. —  Mass, St. Robert Bellarmine Church, North Manchester Monday, February 10: 5:30 p.m. — Meeting of Diocesan Review Board, Sacred Heart Rectory, Warsaw Tuesday, February 11: 2 […]

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Bishop to Holy Cross students: Show kindness to others

Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades issued a challenge to Holy Cross grade school students in South Bend during a pastoral visit Jan. 31, which corresponded with the close of Catholic Schools […]

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‘The Lord wants to speak to us through the Scriptures’

Christians’ relationship with God depend on a growing familiarity with His word, parishioners of St. Vincent de Paul Parish in Fort Wayne were told by Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades at […]

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Christ the light is always with us

In the heart of winter, the Church gives the faithful special means to remember the healing light of Christ. Rooted in ancient celebrations, Candlemas — a popular name for the […]