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Payday lending bill makes practice more equitable for borrowers

INDIANAPOLIS — A bill to make payday lending more equitable for borrowers is under consideration at the Indiana General Assembly this year. The Indiana Catholic Conference supports the proposal. Senate […]

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Funeral services take place for Deacon Paul Dits

SOUTH BEND — Deacon Paul Dits, an ordained deacon of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend, died Jan. 11 at the age of 98. After his youth and initial schooling […]

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Catholic school teachers shine the ‘Light of Learning’

Tom Heminger, St. Jude School — Observing the everyday interactions between Tom Heminger and his students, one realizes that there is a unique quality in his teacher-student relationships. There is […]

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License denied for abortion business in South Bend

Today’s Catholic and the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend were pleased to receive the following news from the Indiana Right to Life organization this morning. We thank you, God, for […]

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Weekly schedule of Bishop Rhoades

Sunday, January 14: 9 a.m. — Mass, St. Matthew Cathedral, South Bend Monday, January 15: 10 a.m. — Meeting of the Bishop’s Cabinet, Archbishop Noll Center, Fort Wayne Tuesday, January 16: 12 p.m. […]

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Around the diocese: January 14, 2017

Hinsey earns Eagle Scout rank FORT WAYNE — Camden Hinsey of Troop 451, chartered by St. Jude Catholic Church, has earned the prestigious honor of becoming an Eagle Scout, the […]

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Around the Diocese: January 7, 2018

Office of Worship to offer liturgical training  FORT WAYNE — The Office of Worship has organized diocesan liturgical trainings on upcoming Saturdays in early 2018 for lectors and extraordinary ministers […]

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2017: YEAR IN REVIEW

While there was entirely too much suffering in 2017, the year did have some positive aspects to it. People rushed to help those in need, stood up for those who […]

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Seminarians notch first Cupertino Classic win

Representatives of the seminarians and priests of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend reach for the opening tipoff of the fourth annual Cupertino Classic basketball game Dec. 27 at Saint […]

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Those called to diaconate encouraged to ‘Come and See’

The Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend is looking for a few faith-filled men — up to 25 of them — willing to consider beginning formation for the permanent diaconate. Pastors […]

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Diocese mourns passing of Father Thomas Lombardi

FORT WAYNE — Father Thomas Lombardi, a retired priest of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend, died Dec. 28 after a two-month battle with cancer. Ordained in 1975, Father Lombardi […]