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50 years of priesthood

Father Barry England: A life of gratitude and generosity “Priesthood is a gift,” said Father Barry C. England, who celebrates his 50th jubilee of priestly ordination this summer. Indeed, when […]

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Religious freedom in US, world, focus of June 22-29 observance

WASHINGTON (CNS) — The U.S. Catholic Church’s 2018 religious freedom observance begins June 22, the feast of two English martyrs who fought religious persecution — Sts. John Fisher and St. […]

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Books on saints, secrets, Mary for children’s summer reading

By Regina Lordan YARDLEY, Pa. (CNS) — The following books are suitable for summer reading: “The Miracle of the Bread, the Fish and the Boy” by Anthony DeStefano, illustrated by Richard […]

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Eleven to be ordained to the diaconate

  Eleven men of Hispanic ethnicity will be ordained to the diaconate at a Mass celebrated by Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades at 11 a.m., June 23, at St. Matthew Cathedral, […]

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A twin, a saint and grace lead young adult to Catholic faith

Nearly 1,500 years ago, St. Benedict and St. Scholastica were more than just twins. They were best friends. They shared their devout Catholic faith, and are believed to have spent […]

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Catholic Charities awarded grant to ensure college completion

FORT WAYNE — Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend has been awarded the first-ever replication site designation for Stay the Course, a program designed to help low-income community college […]

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V Encuentro representatives refine priorities at Region 7 gathering

Having their voices heard was a common motivation cited by attendees of the Episcopal Region 7  V Encuentro gathering June 8-10 at the University of Notre Dame, South Bend. The gathering […]

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Saint Joseph High School principal Susan Richter relinquishes administrative duties

May 24 was Susan Richter’s last official day as principal of Saint Joseph High School, South Bend. She retired from administration in Catholic schools after 23 years of dedicated, passionate […]

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Around the Diocese: June 10, 2018

Bishop Luers High School recognized for AP course success FORT WAYNE — Bishop Luers High School in Fort Wayne has been recognized by the Indiana Department of Education and The […]

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Communion bread makers on display at museum

The Church’s recent celebration of Corpus Christi Sunday, or the Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ, encouraged the faithful to pause and reflect upon the gift […]

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Priest assignments

The Most Reverend Kevin C. Rhoades, Bishop of Fort Wayne-South Bend, has made the following assignments of priests, effective June 19, 2018: Reverend Patrick Hake to Parochial Vicar, St. Vincent […]

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Five diocesan priests ordained, largest number in 43 years

With overflowing joy, the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend welcomed five new priests to its ecclesial ranks on Saturday, June 2, at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Fort Wayne. […]