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Weekly schedule of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Sunday, October 24: 10:30 a.m. — Confirmation Mass, St. Anthony de Padua Church, South Bend Monday, October 25: 5:30 p.m. — Meeting of Board of Directors of Catholic Cemeteries, Divine Mercy Funeral […]

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St. Elizabeth Ann Seton teachers voted best in middle school 

By Theresa Carroll When students arrive in Deb Brough’s classroom, they are greeted with a smile from a teacher who knows how to deliver content so students understand. Brough invites […]

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Jewish Federation of St. Joseph Valley

The Jewish Federation of St. Joseph Valley offers youth, family and programming in the Jewish faith and works to increase understanding with other faiths and within the community. Following a […]

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‘The Bible in a Year’ podcast takes Catholics deeper

Reading the Bible cover to cover is a daunting undertaking. This year, to help Catholics and others to discover the richness of the Scriptures, Father Mike Schmitz, a priest of […]

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Proudly pro-life — Lucy Papaik: ‘God made us to be someone’

For pro-life advocate Lucy Papaik, the words of the prophet Jeremiah have defined her upbringing, her faith convictions and her life’s work: “For I know well the plans I have […]

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Desiring to become saints: South Bend All-Schools Mass

On the memorial of St. Pope John XXIII, Oct. 11, Catholic schools on the South Bend side of the diocese gathered at the Edmund P. Joyce Center at the University […]

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Love for God, self and others blossoms at Kingdom Builders conference

Kingdom Builders women’s ministry continued its work of bringing women deeper into God’s love at the second annual Kingdom Builders conference Oct. 16, encouraging them to “Bloom.”  Click here for […]

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‘Journeying Together’ as the pilgrim people of God

Bishop opens diocesan phase of synodal process The following is the text of the homily given by Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades at the Mass opening the diocesan phase of the […]

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Weekly schedule of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Sunday, October 17: 2 p.m. — Confirmation Mass, St. Mary of the Annunciation Church, Bristol Monday, October 18: 7 p.m. — White Mass, Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Fort Wayne Tuesday, October […]

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Around the Diocese: October 17, 2021

South Bend Red Mass scheduled FORT WAYNE — A Mass for those in the legal profession will be celebrated at 5:15 p.m. Oct. 26 in the Basilica of the Sacred […]

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Superstars of service — Jonathan Evangelista 

St. John the Evangelist Parish’s vision statement says, “we have encountered Jesus Christ in His Church and desire to share the joy of that encounter with the whole world. We […]

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‘You’re not alone’ — Diocese offers memorial Masses for infant loss 

When Katharine Lewis and her husband, Keith, lost their son Romeo two days after his birth, she knew she needed grief support that fed her Catholic faith. She reached out […]