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Weekly schedule of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Monday, July 26: 10:30 a.m. — Mass, Saint Anne Communities, Randallia Place, Fort Wayne Tuesday, July 27: 9:45 a.m. — Meeting and Presentation to Catechists, Theology Teachers and Youth Ministers of […]

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Jubilees of consecrated life celebrated at Sisters of the Holy Cross order

NOTRE DAME — Ten Sisters of the Holy Cross were honored for anniversaries of 50 and 25 years of consecrated life July 17 during a virtual jubilee celebration. Two of […]

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Around the Diocese: July 25, 2021

OSV Challenge announces semifinalists  HUNTINGTON – OSV Institute for Catholic Innovation has announced the next phase of the 2021 OSV Challenge, a multi-round entrepreneurial competition designed to accelerate unique project ideas in any […]

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Teaching the ‘truth, beauty and goodness’ of Catholicism

History is messy. It is filled with imperfect people motivated by morals and values that sometimes differ from those of modern society. Yet these historical figures and institutions, some of […]

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Father/son retreats planned for Year of St. Joseph

Typically, retreats take place over a weekend and remove the participants from their daily lives, to focus on their faith and relationship with the Lord, for at least a couple […]

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NFP support: national NFP Week celebrated locally

Those who know, know. Often misunderstood and mistaken, natural family planning is a positive, refreshing gem of the Catholic Church.  Natural family planning is the general term used for the […]

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World Day for Grandparents and Elderly: A time for small acts of kindness — July 25

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Try a little tenderness. That’s basically how Cardinal Kevin J. Farrell, 73, summarized Pope Francis’ vision for what older people, their grandchildren and friends should do […]

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Bilingual principal a first for St. John the Evangelist School

Virginia Muñoz of Goshen has many roles — educator, wife of Deacon Giovani Muñoz, mother of six, director of religious education at St. John the Evangelist Parish in Goshen, and […]

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Father Tirabassi passes into eternal life

The South Bend parishes of St. Hedwig, Corpus Christi and Holy Family, along with the faith community of Saint Joseph High School, are mourning this week the passing of priest […]

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Teacher’s book explores 1963 MLK visit to Fort Wayne

When he was 15 years old, Christopher Elliott joined his father to watch a PBS television special on the 20th anniversary of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s 1963 “I […]

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Fifty years of service and worship

By Mary-Kate Burns Mike Mittleman’s favorite hymn is “The Servant Song,” which opens with the lines “will you let me be your servant; let me be as Christ to you.”  […]

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Father Fernandes becomes diocesan priest

  Following a brief process of incardination, Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades recently declared Father Cyril Fernandes, pastor of St. Hedwig and St. Patrick parishes in South Bend, a priest of […]