Diocese Archive

Diocese observes 100th anniversary of Fatima apparitions Default Thumbnail
Diocese

Diocese observes 100th anniversary of Fatima apparitions

Click here for more photos from the event. Click here to read the homily from Bishop Rhoades. On Saturday, May 13, about 500 people gathered at St. John the Baptist […]

Around the Diocese: May 14, 2017 Default Thumbnail
Diocese

Around the Diocese: May 14, 2017

Franciscan sisters celebrate jubilees FRANKFORT, Ill., — Several Franciscan Sisters of the Sacred Heart, who at one time ministered within the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend, are celebrating a jubilee […]

In MY diocese: Queen of Peace and Sacred Heart profiled Default Thumbnail
Diocese

In MY diocese: Queen of Peace and Sacred Heart profiled

Click here for Sacred Heart, Lakeville Queen of Peace, a welcoming family of faith Queen of Peace Parish, Mishawaka, was established in 1957 by Bishop Pursley. Father Milford Bell, its […]

Around the Diocese: April 30, 2017 Default Thumbnail
Diocese

Around the Diocese: April 30, 2017

St. Bernard choir plans goodwill concert tour WABASH — The St. Bernard School Choir, which includes all students in grades one through six, will be traveling to sing in Peru, […]

Two Holy Cross priests ordained Default Thumbnail
Diocese

Two Holy Cross priests ordained

Click here for more photos from the event. NOTRE DAME — With abundant joy and thanksgiving, the United States Province of the Congregation of Holy Cross celebrated the ordination of […]

Around the Diocese: April 23, 2017 Default Thumbnail
Diocese

Around the Diocese: April 23, 2017

LaMaster earns Eagle Scout rank FORT WAYNE — Kevin LaMaster of Troop 451, chartered by St. Jude Church, has earned the honor of becoming an Eagle Scout, the highest advancement […]

Diocese approves 11 Parishes-in-Need grants Default Thumbnail
Diocese

Diocese approves 11 Parishes-in-Need grants

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 […]

Around the Diocese: April 9, 2017 Default Thumbnail
Diocese

Around the Diocese: April 9, 2017

Commission approves USF as “teach out” institution FORT WAYNE — On March 27, the Higher Learning Commission approved the University of Saint Francis as a “teach out” institution for students […]

Around the Diocese: April 2, 2017 Default Thumbnail
Diocese

Around the Diocese: April 2, 2017

Was your mother a member of the Christ Child Society? SOUTH BEND — In celebration of its 70th anniversary, the Christ Child Society of South Bend will be featured in […]

In MY diocese: St. John the Baptist and Corpus Christi parishes of South Bend highlighted Default Thumbnail
Diocese

In MY diocese: St. John the Baptist and Corpus Christi parishes of South Bend highlighted

Community engagement is the mission of St. John the Baptist The South Bend road appropriately named St. John’s Way, leads the way to the parish and school community of St. […]

Around the diocese: March 26, 2017 Default Thumbnail
Diocese

Around the diocese: March 26, 2017

Film features friars who serve society’s outcasts  NOTRE DAME — An eye-opening documentary featuring society’s forgotten poor and the Franciscan friars who live and work beside them in some of […]

In MY diocese: St. Henry and Sacred Heart Parishes Default Thumbnail
Diocese

In MY diocese: St. Henry and Sacred Heart Parishes

The small but mighty parish of St. Henry A measurement of the strength of St. Henry Parish, Fort Wayne, should not be based solely on an evaluation of its physical […]