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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 Zachary Barry from Parochial Vicar, St. Vincent […]

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Bishop Rhoades thanks Msgr. Schulte for outstanding service, appoints new Vicar General, Judicial Vicar

FORT WAYNE — In announcing the appointment of Msgr. Robert Schulte as pastor of St. Jude Parish in Fort Wayne, Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades expressed deep gratitude for Msgr. Schulte’s […]

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Around the Diocese: May 13, 2018

Ancilla College president retires DONALDSON — Dr. Ken Zirkle, president of Ancilla College, has announced his retirement effective May 14. Zirkle has served as president of Ancilla College for four […]

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Pentecost Collection for Seminarian Education to be May 20

The Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend, like nearly every diocese in the country, assumes financial responsibility for the preparation of priests at a major seminary. This financial commitment includes tuition, […]

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Around the Diocese: May 6, 2018

Local Scout wins national scholarship MISHAWAKA — Gregory Bycraft has been named a recipient of the Emmett J. Doerr Memorial Distinguished Scout Scholarship. Gregory is one of just six Catholic Scouts […]

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Cathedral Museum display highlights women religious

An exhibit in Fort Wayne’s Cathedral Museum provides visitors with a deeper appreciation of the 17 women’s religious orders that have served or are currently serving in the Diocese of […]

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‘Tolton: From Slave to Priest’ performed in diocese

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Women’s Care Center denied rezoning request on South Bend’s west side

Bishop and Father Jenkins criticize mayor’s veto FORT WAYNE — In statements made Friday, April 27, immediately following a veto by South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg of a rezoning request […]

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Voluntary use of pre-Vatican II obligation growing

Appropriating the chapel veil It wasn’t all that long ago — a little over 50 years — that the Second Vatican Council met to address the relationship between the Catholic […]

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Michael Thomas, witness to God’s grace

This August, Michael Thomas will be ordained to the Sacred Order of the Diaconate and profess Final Vows with the Community of Holy Cross. God willing, in a year, on […]

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St. Vincent de Paul Society hosts auction, dinner

On April 19, the St. Vincent de Paul Society of St. Joseph County hosted its annual Legacy Dinner. The dinner supports the mission of the society, which has served St. […]

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Encounter, encouragement, active parish life key factors in discernment process

By the United States Council of Catholic Bishops WASHINGTON — According to the Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate’s annual survey, 82 percent of the 2017 class of men […]