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Encounter, encouragement, active parish life key factors in discernment process

By the United States Council of Catholic Bishops WASHINGTON — According to the Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate’s annual survey, 82 percent of the 2017 class of men […]

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Priest appointment

The Most Reverend Kevin C. Rhoades, Bishop of Fort Wayne-South Bend, has made the following appointment: Reverend John M. Santone, CSC, to Parochial Vicar of Holy Cross Parish, South Bend, […]

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Around the Diocese: April 22, 2018

Diocese to participate in Disabilities Expo FORT WAYNE — The Ministry for Persons with Disabilities of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend will participate for the first time in Fort […]

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The role of prayer in vocations

Not surprisingly, the vocations of each of the priests who serve as chaplains in the high schools of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend were born of prayer; their own, […]

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Lessons learned: a time for the Church to lead

By Francesco C. Cesareo, Ph.D. Sexual abuse by those in positions of influence and power continues in this country. While the first light into such terrible acts was shed upon […]

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Twelve Parishes-in-Need grants approved for upgrades, repairs

The Annual Bishop’s Appeal of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend includes a funding program to assist less affluent parishes. A Parishes-in-Need Fund Committee met recently to review parish requests […]

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Alone on a journey of hope

Ecuador is small country with few job opportunities. Food and clothing are hard to come by without any money. Citizens rely on each other, within their neighborhoods, in a way […]

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Easter reflections

By Kathy O’Connell, co-founder, The Healing Voices Magazine, Chicago, Illinois I often place myself in Jesus’ position, as he was betrayed by a loved one, carried His Cross, even fell […]

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Memorial of Blessed Solanus Casey to be observed in diocese

Permission to celebrate is extraordinary FORT WAYNE — At Masses in South Bend and Fort Wayne on March 26 and 27 at which the sacred Chrism was blessed and priests […]

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Around the Diocese: April 8, 2018

Diocesan retreat for married couples MISHAWAKA — Join Frederick and Lisa Everett for “An Encounter with the Beloved,” a diocesan retreat for married couples, on the weekend of April 28-29 at Lindenwood Retreat […]

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Believe in the power of sacraments, Bishop says at Chrism Masses

The huge altar space at St. Matthew Cathedral overflowed with priests: diocesan, Holy Cross, Jesuits and Melikite Eastern Rite, all concelebrating the Chrism Mass Monday, March 26, with Bishop Kevin […]

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Church celebrates ‘the great blessing of the light of Christ’

Parishes from around the diocese celebrate the Paschal mysteries. The Triduum.   See more photos from Cindy Klepper. See more photos from Jerry Kessens. See more photos from Joe Romie. […]