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Weekly schedule of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Sunday, December 12: 9:30 a.m. — Mass, St. Mary of the Presentation Church, Geneva  Tuesday, December 14: 3:30 p.m. — Meeting of the Bishops of Indiana, Indianapolis Wednesday, December 15: 10 a.m. — Meeting of the […]

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Weekly schedule of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Schedule updated Friday, Dec.  3, 2021 Sunday, December 5: 12 p.m. — Mass with Sacrament of Confirmation and the Rite of Reception Into Full Communion, Basilica of the Sacred Heart, […]

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December feasts and the calendar

FORT WAYNE — Two December feasts fall on the 2021 calendar in a way that’s worth noting. For parishes and individuals, it may mean some additional planning this year. Our […]

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Conformed to the image of Christ

“May the Lord give you His peace.” This customary Franciscan greeting has taken on new significance for LeeAllen Fortin, who was ordained to the Sacred Order of the Diaconate Nov. […]

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Lighting the way to salvation

As November came to an end, loved ones and all the faithful departed were remembered as prayers rose that perpetual light would shine upon them. To celebrate the deceased, the […]

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Weekly schedule of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Sunday, November 28: 11 a.m. — Mass, Annunciation Woman’s Vocation House, Fort Wayne Sunday, November 28: 6:30 p.m. — Lighting of Diocesan Christmas Tree for an Evening of Heavenly Lights, Cathedral of […]

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Weekly schedule of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Monday, November 22: 1 p.m. — Meeting of Members of Corporations of Diocese, Catholic Cemeteries and Saint Anne Communities, Archbishop Noll Center, Fort Wayne Tuesday, November 23: 10 a.m. — Meeting of Eucharistic […]

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Catholic Charities builds community with city ID

A new Fort Wayne identification card will become a point of pride and a source of local discounts, hopes Catholic Charities of Northeast Indiana. It will also enable some Fort Wayne […]

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Parish cemetery in Bluffton blessed

On the feast of All Souls’ Day, a long-awaited hope was realized for the Catholic community in Wells County as Father David Violi, pastor of St. Joseph Parish, officially blessed […]

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Weekly schedule of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Sunday, November 14: 9 a.m. — Meeting of United States Conference of Catholic Bishops Committee on Doctrine, Baltimore, Maryland Sunday, November 14: 5:30 p.m. — Meeting of United States Conference […]

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Presbyteral Council assignments

The Most Rev. Kevin C. Rhoades, Bishop of Fort Wayne-South Bend, has made the following assignments of members of the Presbyteral Council, effective Jan. 1, 2022, for a three-year term. […]

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All Souls Day — Praying for the faithful departed

In the month of November, the saints, loved ones and all the faithful departed are remembered. Prayers are said for the souls in purgatory, that they may be purified of […]