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Bishop Rhoades Experiences “Luers Spirit” During Pastoral Visit to Bishop Luers High School

It was a joyful day at Bishop Luers High School on Tuesday, Jan. 17. Most Reverend Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades arrived for his annual pastoral visit and began his visit […]

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South Bend March Brings Personal Testimony and More Than 600 Participants

An overflow crowd filled the Knights of Columbus Hall for the preliminary presentation of the 50th anniversary of Right to Life Marches. Father Ryan Pietrocarlo, CSC, Pastor of St. Adalbert […]

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Greater Respect for All Human Life Focus of Holy Hour

Catholics across the country were encouraged by members of the Secretariat of Pro-Life Activities of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) to observe a nationwide prayer vigil from […]

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Special Education Program Highlight of Pastoral Visit to Bishop Dwenger High School

Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades made his annual pastoral visit to Bishop Dwenger High School on Friday, Jan. 13. During the visit, Bishop Rhoades celebrated Mass, visited theology classes, and took […]

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Local Author Writes Book to Help Children Understand the Eucharist

The Eucharistic Revival aims “to renew the Church by enkindling a living relationship with the Lord Jesus Christ in the Holy Eucharist.” This goal is one that is incredibly necessary […]

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Resources for Life Awareness

Walking with Moms in Need This is an ongoing initiative where Catholic parishes and communities “walk in the shoes” of local pregnant and parenting women in need. Visit walkingwithmomsfwsb.com Miriam’s […]

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Women’s Care Center Provides Thousands of Ultrasounds Each Year In Diocese

The Women’s Care Center is a pregnancy resource center started in South Bend in 1984. This one small center has grown and flourished and now serves women across the country […]

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Priest Announcement

The Most Rev. Kevin C. Rhoades, Bishop of Fort Wayne-South Bend, has made the following announcement: Reverend Eustace Okorie Parochial Vicar, St. Vincent de Paul Parish, Fort Wayne, effective Jan. […]

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Eucharistic Formation Days Increase Hunger for Christ

One of the elements of the on-going Eucharistic Revival is becoming more deeply educated about the truths of this life-giving mystery at the heart of the Church. Bishop Kevin C. […]

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Weekly Schedule of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Tuesday, Jan. 17: 9:30 a.m. – Mass and Pastoral Visit, Bishop Luers High School, Fort Wayne Thursday, Jan. 19: 8 p.m. – Diocesan Holy Hour, National Prayer Vigil for Life, […]

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St. Hildegard Project Created to Teach and Perform Sacred Music

Sacred music is an essential component of Christian worship. As the Church has indicated in her official documents, “music is a way for God to lead us to the realm […]

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Prayer Room at Electric Works in Fort Wayne Seeks To Unite Christians

During the 20th century, a huge swath of Americans found economic security through manufacturing jobs. Not only did employment at these factories provide a stable income for families, but many […]