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Weekly schedule of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Sunday, July 11: 11 a.m. — Confirmation Mass, St. Henry Church, Fort Wayne Tuesday, July 13: 5 p.m. — Prayer Service for Our Lady of Victory Missionary Sisters, Victory Noll, Huntington Wednesday, […]

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Around the Diocese: July 11, 2021

Sisters of Providence celebrate jubilees ST. MARY OF THE WOODS, Ind. — Nine Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods with ties to the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend are celebrating […]

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Business leaders unite in faith through Legatus

In the sometimes-merciless business world, devout Catholic executives need a way to blend their business skills and their faith: That was the vision of Domino’s Pizza magnate Tom Monaghan when […]

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Kearns retires from diocesan finance council chair 

Jerome Kearns is a humble man, one who is pleased to have served the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend for many years, but who gives greater credit to others. His […]

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Trusting in God, Ancilla College merges with Marian University

Prayer and planning usher in bold transition for Ancilla Prayers celebrating the past and future of Catholic higher education in the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend resonated in the Ancilla […]

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Father Arroyo Acevedo to depart for religious life in Puerto Rico

Since his youth, Father José Emmanuel Arroyo Acevedo has been seeking to follow the Lord in a unique way. Since 2019, he has served as the parochial vicar at St. […]

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Appointments and assignments: What do the titles mean?

Except for, perhaps, those living out vocations in the Roman Catholic Church or who work in the administration of a diocese, ecclesial and parochial terminology can be confusing.  Ecclesial language […]

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Longtime hospital chaplain stepping down

Years ago, Father Henry Byekwaso wanted to do some pastoral work nearby as he was preparing for his final exams in liturgical studies at the University of Notre Dame, so […]

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Education of future priests braced by Pentecost Collection

The Pentecost Collection takes place in the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend every spring to fund the education of diocesan seminarians. This year’s collection supported those future priests generously in […]

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The office of the tribunal: work that ‘touches people’s soul’

Father Jacob Runyon, judicial vicar for the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend, admitted that even practicing Catholics are often confused when he tells them he is in charge of the […]

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Around the Diocese: June 27, 2021

Fiftieth and 60th jubilees celebrated by Franciscan Sisters of the Sacred Heart  FRANKFORT, Ill. — Three Franciscan Sisters of the Sacred Heart who are serving or have served in the […]

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Agencies, parishes, schools awarded St. Mary’s Heritage Fund grants

FORT WAYNE — The Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend has awarded 35 grants totaling $172,700 from the St. Mary’s Heritage Fund to parishes, schools and agencies across the diocese. The […]