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Diocesan confirmation retreat gathers hundreds

A confirmation retreat for eighth-grade students took place Saturday, Sept. 15, at Bishop Dwenger High School, Fort Wayne. Nearly 400 students participated in the daylong retreat, which focused on prayer, […]

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Complimentary Catholic burial planned for cremated remains

FORT WAYNE — Divine Mercy Funeral Home and Catholic Cemetery announce plans to provide, free of charge, a committal service and a final resting place for cremated remains on Wednesday, […]

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Esther Terry to head Hispanic Ministry, special projects for diocese

FORT WAYNE — In the Secretariat for Evangelization & Discipleship for the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend, Hispanic Ministry has been energized by the addition of new Director for Hispanic […]

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Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend Publishes Names of Credibly Accused

FORT WAYNE — The Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend published on Tuesday, Sept, 18, the names of the priests and deacons who have been credibly accused of sexual abuse of […]

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Rest in Peace

Elkhart Antoinette M. Minichello, 85, St. Thomas the Apostle Fort Wayne Nancy Jean Coolman, 75, St Vincent de Paul Richard Lee Stoner, St. Charles Borromeo Lydia Peralta, 86, St .Charles […]

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Bishop Rhoades exonerated of allegation

FORT WAYNE — As a sobering wave of abuse allegations within the Roman Catholic Church in the U.S. continues to build, its full weight fell on the Diocese of Fort […]

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Around the Diocese: September 16, 2018

Confraternity of Penitents retreat HUNTINGTON — “The Spirituality of Padre Pio” is the theme for the annual Confraternity of Penitents-sponsored retreat, held at St. Felix Catholic Retreat Center, 1280 Hitzfield […]

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Buildings, operating expenses top list of uses for ABA overages

Sometimes a financial windfall means a grand construction project can begin; sometimes it just means being able to pay bills without stress. It’s the same for parishes that go over […]

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Diocese announces changes to TV Mass

FORT WAYNE — Since 1986, the sick and homebound of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend have been blessed by the locally produced diocesan TV Mass. It was a ministry […]

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Diocesan seminarian to be ordained to the diaconate in Rome

Spenser St. Louis, along with as many as 45 other seminarians from dioceses across the United States and Australia, will be ordained to the Sacred Order of Deacon in Rome […]

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Women’s retreat offers chance to ‘rest with the Lord’

Before the holiday rush attempts to steal attention from the season, an opportunity for healing and hope will be offered for women at the fourth annual Rejoice Women’s Retreat Nov. […]

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Catechizing educators: Catholic School Mission Day

In both Mishawaka and Fort Wayne on separate Catholic School Mission days, Dr. Timothy O’Malley, managing director of the McGrath Institute for Church Life and professor of theology at the […]