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2021 Diocesan Financial Report

Dear friends in Christ: Once again, we are publishing an accounting of the financial operations of the diocese for the fiscal year that ended June 30, 2021. As we have […]

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Our Lady of Lourdes Grotto at Marian High School dedicated

The sun peeked out and the rain subsided in time for the dedication and blessing of the newly constructed Our Lady of Lourdes Grotto and altar on the Marian High […]

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Former Columbia City pastor charged

FORT WAYNE — A criminal investigation into charges of sexual misconduct with a minor by Father David Huneck, pastor of St. Paul of the Cross Parish in Columbia City, has […]

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Statement from the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend

The Catholic Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend extends its thanks to the Columbia City Police Department and the Whitley County Prosecutor’s Office for the work they have done in the […]

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Bishop Rhoades honored as Notre Dame Club of Fort Wayne Person of the Year

Tradition: It’s a pillar of the Catholic Church and an elemental characteristic of the University of Notre Dame. Since the 1950s, the University of Notre Dame Club of Fort Wayne […]

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Around the Diocese: October 10, 2021

White Mass to be celebrated Oct. 18 FORT WAYNE — All Catholic medical workers are invited to celebrate a White Mass that will be said by Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades […]

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Pro-life with confidence: Homeschool apologetics course developed

As the oldest of the six homeschooled Murphy children of St. Pius X Parish in Granger, Bonita Pratt has always been a committed Catholic and passionately pro-life. Now, she has […]

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Mass brings recognition, healing on 175th anniversary of Miami Tribe members’ removal from Indiana

Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades spoke of repentance, respect and love during a Mass of Healing and Remembrance marking the 175th anniversary of Miami Tribe members’ forced removal from their homeland […]

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Priest assignments

The Most Reverend Kevin C. Rhoades, Bishop of Fort Wayne-South Bend, has made the following appointments: Reverend José Arroyo to Administrator of St. Paul of the Cross Parish, Columbia City, […]

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Espoused to Christ: Anne Therese Stephens consecrated

An exceptional event took place Oct. 3: Anne Therese Stephens of Fort Wayne gave her life to Christ as the second consecrated virgin in the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend. […]

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Weekly schedule of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Sunday, October 3: 1 p.m. — Walk for the Poor for St. Vincent de Paul Society, Parkview Field, Fort Wayne Sunday, October 3: 3 p.m. — Mass with Consecration of a Virgin, […]

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Columbia City pastor resigns; administrator appointed

Following an allegation of misconduct received Sept. 19 against St. Paul of the Cross pastor Father David Huneck, Father Huneck has resigned from his position at the parish and from […]