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Wedding anniversary Masses Oct. 7, Oct. 21

FORT WAYNE — Couples observing their 25th, 50th or 60th wedding anniversary in 2018 are invited to affirm and celebrate their commitment during one of two jubilee Masses that will […]

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Catechetical Sunday — September 16

Why do we celebrate Catechetical Sunday? The ministry of the word is a fundamental element of evangelization through all its stages, because it involves the proclamation of Jesus Christ, the […]

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Dramatic statue depicts Jesus before His passion

Upon entering Cathedral Museum, one immediately encounters an impressive, floor-to-ceiling statue depicting Christ praying in the Mount of Olives just before His arrest, passion and death. The statue is entitled […]

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Around the Diocese: September 2, 2018

Support group for divorced Catholics MISHAWAKA — The Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend will host a 12-week support group for divorced men and women at the St. John Paul II […]

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Annual Bishop’s Appeal, young adult ministry foster spiritual and personal growth

The scenario is familiar today: A young adult leaves home to pursue education or take a job in a place far from family and friends. Adapting to new surroundings, a […]

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Fall confirmation Mass schedule

The following is a schedule of fall Masses at which Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades will confer the sacrament of  confirmation. PARISH  (additional parishes included)  St. Patrick Church, Fort Wayne, Sept. […]

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Grant to help parish connect with millennials

St. Monica Parish, Mishawaka, is already a vibrant community for members of all ages. But, spurred by a grant from Saint Meinrad Seminary & School of Theology, the parish is taking […]

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New Blessed Sacrament Church dedicated in Albion

Click here for more photos from the event. The recently refinished wood was gleaming, the smell of new paint lingered, and the mood was one of celebration and anticipation as […]

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Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ celebrate 150 years of ministry in the US

Among the many religious communities established to help revitalize the Catholic faith in the wake of the French Revolution, the Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ stand out with particular prominence […]

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Diocesan confirmation retreat Sept. 15

Eighth-graders throughout the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend are preparing to meet with Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades at the Sealed by the Spirit diocesan confirmation retreat on Sept. 15 at […]

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Annual Bishop’s Appeal funds applied diocesewide

The 2018 Annual Bishop’s Appeal for the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend kicks off this month, with a goal of $5,436,859 to support ministries and programs throughout the diocese. The […]

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Fourth consecutive record set by 2017 Annual Bishop’s Appeal

The 2017 Annual Bishop’s Appeal “One Body in Christ” was a success. For the fourth consecutive year, the appeal set a diocesan record for total dollars donated, generating $6,953,240 in […]