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Teachers praised for their work at luncheon

Administrators, pastors and Christ the Teacher awardees from Fort Wayne-area Catholic schools in the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend were honored at the “You Can Lend A Hand Luncheon” at […]

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Deacon assignments

The Most Reverend Kevin C. Rhoades, Bishop of Fort Wayne-South Bend, has made the following assignments of transitional deacons for the summer of 2022: Deacon Brian Florin to St. Adalbert […]

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Different men, different talents share same priestly vocation

June 4 will mark a new day for three men: Deacons Mark Hellinger, Brian Isenbarger and LeeAllen Fortin. On that day, they will enter into the joyous life of the […]

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Hail Mary, Queen of May

May is the month the Church honors the Blessed Virgin, and May crowning is a popular way to show devotion to her. Several schools from around the Diocese of Fort […]

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Catholic education brought first-year teacher back to diocesan school

Attending Catholic schools influenced Jillian Walter’s life so greatly that she knew she wanted to come back and teach other students in the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend. After her […]

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Five men ordained to life of service

As the Church’s first deacons were appointed to minister to its members in the Acts of the Apostles, so too are modern-day deacons called to serve others. On May 21, […]

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Around the Diocese: May 22, 2022

Central Catholic remembrance planned FORT WAYNE – The Central Catholic Alumni Association invites all former students, staff and faculty to the Central Catholic Memorial Plaza on E. Lewis Street in […]

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Priest assignments

Reverend Benjamin Muhlenkamp has resigned as Pastor of St. Anthony de Padua Parish, South Bend, and has been granted a leave of absence for personal reasons, effective May 16, 2022. […]

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Father Meyer prepares for ‘call within a call’

“A call within a call” was how St. Mother Teresa described God’s request of her to establish a new religious community in service to the poorest of the poor. A similar […]

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Young people discuss upcoming World Youth Day

A  group of youths and young adults in the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend met at Bishop Dwenger High School, Fort Wayne, on May 12 to discuss logistics for the upcoming […]

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Seminarians on the way to the diaconate

  View the livestream of the ordination here. Sometimes vocations are chosen. Other times vocations choose us. These five men have determined that the vocation of priest is the one […]

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Memories bittersweet as Franciscan friars recall 91 years in Steuben County 

The friars soon will be gone, but the men’s caring spirit will live on at St. Anthony of Padua Parish in Angola.  The Conventual Franciscan Friars of Our Lady of […]