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Parish engages all ages in pro-life advocacy

When the word “stewardship,” is uttered, sometimes hands go immediately to checkbooks. When someone says “Respect Life,” images come to mind of holding signs in front of an abortion clinic. […]

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St. Vincent de Paul Society supported by Friends of the Poor Walk/Run

Walkers traversed the downtown streets. The annual fundraising event raises much of the money needed in order for the organization to provide food, clothing, rent and other assistance to those […]

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Events mark inauguration of Father Dr. Eric Zimmer, president of USF

The theme of Catholic identity carried through inauguration weekend events that took place Sept. 26 for Father Dr. Eric A. Zimmer, the new president of the University of Saint Francis, […]

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Prayer: how women build up themselves and others

Too fat, too short, too ugly, too unorganized, too shy, too loud, too ordinary. Satan whispers sly little lies in the ears of women, even Catholic women, who sometimes get […]

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Faithful Citizenship in a Divided Nation: The Political Responsibility of Catholics

  The following is a talk given by Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades on September 24 at Holy Cross College, Notre Dame. In this talk on faithful citizenship and our political […]

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Around the diocese: September 27, 2020

Sisters of Providence to host first virtual Come and See retreat SAINT MARY-OF-THE-WOODS — Join the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana, by Zoom for their first-ever virtual Come […]

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World Day of Migrants and Refugees Sept. 27

When pandemic threatened residency, immigrant turned to Catholic Charities FORT WAYNE – The path to citizenship can be long and tedious, requiring many years of effort: holding a job, securing […]

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Red Masses to be celebrated in diocese

For more than 775 years, “Red” Masses have been celebrated annually. Asking God’s grace and wisdom upon the start of the judicial year, the Red Mass invites into worship and […]

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Student-led ministry blessed at Indiana Tech

When Peter sees Jesus transfigured upon Mount Tabor, he exclaims, “Lord, it is good that we are here!” After witnessing this moment of glory, the apostles then begin their journey […]

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Historic designation for St. Rose of Lima Church

People in Fort Wayne still jokingly ask residents of the small town of Monroeville, “Monroeville, are you guys still there?” It’s an ongoing joke, but St. Rose of Lima Parish […]

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‘Like dying and going to heaven’ 

Couples blessed at wedding jubilee Mass Around two dozen married couples celebrating their 25th, 40th, 50th and 60th wedding jubilees were recognized and blessed at a wedding anniversary Mass celebrated […]

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Rieger calls 60 years of music ministry a blessing and privilege

There’s been an irrefutable “sound of silence” in the sacred liturgy at St. Therese Parish in Fort Wayne since Aug. 9 when Beverly Rieger retired after seven years as music […]