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Bishop Rhoades Visits St. Joseph Grade School

When Bishop Rhoades saw what a St. Joseph Preschool class was eating for snack time, he couldn’t resist. “You’re eating my favorite snack – Cheez-Its!” the bishop exclaimed. Soon, every […]

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Diocesan Youths March for Life in Indianapolis

Nearly 200 young people from the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend traveled to Indianapolis on Monday, January 22, to join their pro-life peers from across the state at the 2024 […]

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Weekly Schedule of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Monday, January 22: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. – Right to Life Events: Youth Rally and Mass, Indiana Convention Center, followed by March for Life and Rally at Statehouse, Indianapolis […]

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At Dwenger, Bishop Rhoades Urges Students to Carry Christ to Others

During his pastoral visit to Bishop Dwenger High School in Fort Wayne on Friday, January 12, Bishop Rhoades encouraged students to be like “Christophers” – bearers of Christ. Hayden Fritz, […]

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Notre Dame Choir Takes Center Stage at Fort Wayne Cathedral

The Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Fort Wayne welcomed special guests on Sunday, January 14, as the University of Notre Dame’s distinguished folk choir performed during Mass on the […]

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Priest Assignment

The Most Reverend Kevin C. Rhoades, Bishop of Fort Wayne-South Bend, has made the following assignment. Reverend Lee Allen Fortin, from Parochial Vicar at St. Mary of the Assumption Parish, […]

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Weekly Schedule of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Monday, January 15: 10 a.m. – Meeting of Bishop’s Cabinet, Archbishop Noll Center, Fort Wayne Wednesday, January 17: 9:45 a.m. – Mass and Pastoral Visit, Bishop Luers High School, Fort […]

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Young People Gather in St. Louis at SEEK Conference

The week of New Years – from Monday, January 1, to Friday, January 5 – I was in St. Louis with 24,000 of my closest friends at the annual SEEK […]

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Priest Assigment

The Most Reverend Kevin C. Rhoades, Bishop of Fort Wayne-South Bend, has made the following assignment. Reverend Bartholomew Okorie, as Parochial Vicar at St. Vincent de Paul Parish, Elkhart, effective […]

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Bishop Celebrates Epiphany at St. Matthew Cathedral

On the solemnity of Epiphany, a day in which the Church remembers the Magi’s visit to the infant Jesus, Bishop Rhoades celebrated Mass at St. Matthew Cathedral in South Bend. […]

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Weekly Schedule of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Monday, January 8: 11 a.m. – Mass with Fertility Care Practitioner Interns, St. Felix Catholic Center, Huntington Friday, January 12: 9:30 a.m. – Mass and Pastoral Visit, Bishop Dwenger High […]

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Bishop to Vincentians: Serve the Poor like the Saints Did

On December 16, the Saturday of the Second Week of Advent, Queen of Angels Parish in Fort Wayne hosted a special Mass for the St. Vincent de Paul Society, where […]