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Former Italian mission embraces the Hispanic faithful

On the corner of Brooklyn and Hale avenues in Fort Wayne sits a church whose colorful history has gone from “Arrevederci” to “¡Hola!” over a period of more than 100 […]

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St. John the Baptist pledges to ‘Rebuild My Church’

When Jesus spoke the words, “rebuild my Church” to St. Francis of Assisi, He was speaking both figuratively and literally. The church structure at San Damiano was dilapidated and in […]

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Counseling initiative prepares students for success beyond school

A 2017 Gold Star School Counseling Award from the Indiana Department of Education was presented this fall to St. Elizabeth Ann Seton School in Fort Wayne. Gold Star Schools are […]

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Black Catholic History Month event discusses racism

Catholic young adults from the South Bend area gathered at a local pub Oct. 17 for a presentation by Deacon Mel Tardy on “How the church can respond to racism” […]

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All Souls’ Day Mass at Catholic Cemetery, ‘a place of love and prayer’

Click here for more photos. An All Souls’ Day Mass celebrated by Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades included two special relics: the chalice and the altar cross of St. Padre Pio. […]

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Around the diocese: November 12, 2017

USF announces Christmas festivities FORT WAYNE — The University of Saint Francis has announced the schedule for its annual Christmas tradition of yuletide celebration, Christmas at USF. Christmas at USF […]

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Divine Mercy Funeral Home celebrates grand opening

Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades offered Mass on Thursday, Nov. 2, at Catholic Cemetery and blessed the newly constructed Divine Mercy Funeral Home on cemetery grounds. On Friday, special guests were […]

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Losses, grief test couple’s vocation

Grief is multifaceted and often complex. The depth of suffering from loss ranges widely for everyone, but this deep-seated pain is often accompanied by difficult and intense emotions. One’s spiritual […]

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Social justice is the heartbeat of Notre Dame parish

Well-known for its commitment to social justice and located on the campus of the University of Notre Dame, Sacred Heart Parish is steeped in history. In fact, the parish website […]

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‘Spread the fire of God’s love’

Every year, students from Catholic schools in the Fort Wayne area come together to celebrate the All-Schools Mass with Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades and the priests from their schools. This […]

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Around the Diocese: November 5, 2017

Christ the King inducts National Junior Honor Society class SOUTH BEND — Christ the King School recently welcomed 12 students to its newly formed National Junior Honor Society chapter during […]

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Catholic Charities’ place in the philanthropic community

Providing local, Catholic solutions to complex human problems Editor’s Note: This is the last in a series of articles about Catholic Charities in the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend and […]