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Priest Retirements and Assignments

Priest Retirements: Reverend Polycarp Fernando, Parochial Vicar, St. Vincent de Paul Parish, Fort Wayne, has been granted retirement, effective June 18, 2024. Reverend William Kummer, Pastor, St. Joseph – Hessen […]

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Around the Diocese: May 19, 2024

May Sundays Bring First Communions First Communicants at SS. Peter and Paul Church in Huntington prepare to process into Mass on Sunday, May 5. The Mass was celebrated by Father […]

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Celebrating Top Graduates of Our Diocesan High Schools

BISHOP LUERS Liliana Margaret Dippold, Valedictorian Parish: St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, Fort Wayne Elementary and middle school attended: St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parents’ names: Mark and Kelly Dippold College: University […]

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Conference Aims to Help Teachers Live the Eucharist

Individuals, parishes, and dioceses have been busy trying to foster a deeper devotion to the Real Presence of Jesus Christ in the Blessed Sacrament throughout the past few years during […]

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ND’s Master of Divinity Graduates Sent Off to Ministry

This year’s seven lay graduates of the University of Notre Dame’s Master of Divinity program come from various stages of life and backgrounds. Some were undergrads at Notre Dame, while […]

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Perpetual Pilgrim Seeks to Share ‘Love for the Eucharist’

As a graduate of Juan Diego Academy in his home state of Texas, University of Notre Dame sophomore Joshua Velasquez finds it particularly meaningful that he has been chosen to […]

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Weekly Schedule of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Monday, May 13: 10 a.m. – Meeting of Bishop’s Cabinet, Archbishop Noll Center, Fort Wayne Tuesday, May 14: 10 a.m. – Meeting of Diocesan Budget Committee, Archbishop Noll Center, Fort […]

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St. Henry Confirmands Called to ‘Remain in God’s Love’

By Alicia Guzman On the evening of Saturday, May 4, Bishop Rhodes confirmed 53 candidates from St. Henry Parish in Fort Wayne, and 10 students received their first holy Communion. […]

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Around the Diocese: May 12, 2024

Catholic Charities Seeks Help After Box Truck Destroyed Officials with Catholic Charities of Fort Wayne-South Bend announced on Wednesday, May 1, that a piece of vital equipment used to help […]

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Bishop Tells USF Grads to Remain in the Love of Jesus

“Jesus tells His disciples: ‘As the Father loves me, I also love you. Remain in my love.’ As you graduate from the University of Saint Francis, I invite you to […]

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Decatur Community Marks 100 Years of Catholic Education

A century of Catholic education has passed in the St. Joseph School building in Decatur. Bishop Rhoades joined St. Mary of the Assumption Pastor Father Dave Ruppert and Father Stephen […]

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Students, Faculty Enter the Church at Saint Joseph High School During Pastoral Visit

Bishop Rhoades made a special visit to Saint Joseph High School in South Bend on Wednesday, May 1, to confer the sacraments of initiation on six members of the school […]