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Weekly schedule of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Sunday, October 6: 3 p.m. — Confirmation Mass, St. Patrick Church, Fort Wayne Monday, October 7: 10 a.m. — Meeting of the Bishop’s Cabinet, Archbishop Noll Catholic Center, Fort Wayne Monday, October […]

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Around the Diocese: October 6, 2019

Sisters to host ‘Grieving and the Holidays’ SAINT MARY-OF-THE-WOODS — Persons of all faith traditions are invited to join the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods for the upcoming retreat […]

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Catholic partnership creates healthier communities

FORT WAYNE – With financial support from the St. Joseph Community Health Foundation, Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend brings lifesaving health care assistance to the Hispanic […]

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Indiana Catholic bishops call for renewed moratorium on federal executions

The federal government’s decision in July to end a 16-year moratorium on executing federal inmates is regrettable, unnecessary and morally unjustified. As we observe Respect Life Month in the Catholic […]

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Becoming a refugee — an exercise

Catholic Charities began its refugee resettlement program after the fall of South Vietnam. The organization estimates that there are 67.75 million refugee “persons of concern” globally. On Sept. 28, Catholic […]

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St. Joseph Grade School receives Blue Ribbon designation

SOUTH BEND — St. Joseph Grade School, an educational ministry of St. Joseph Parish in the Diocese of Fort Wayne‐South Bend, has been named a 2019 National Blue Ribbon School […]

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Priest appointment

The Most Reverend Kevin C. Rhoades, Bishop of Fort Wayne-South Bend, has made the following appointment: Reverend Wimal Jayasuriya, to Parochial Vicar of Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Fort Wayne, […]

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Couples blessed at wedding anniversary Masses

FORT WAYNE — Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades celebrated wedding anniversary Masses at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Fort Wayne, Sept. 22, and at St. Matthew Cathedral, South Bend, Sept. […]

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Hope and healing after abortion

The gruesome discovery of 2,246 medically preserved fetal remains on the property of Ulrich Klopfer has been upsetting on so many levels, and it stands to reason that this revelation […]

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Fort Wayne school restored, blessed

The sign in the office at St. Joseph School in Fort Wayne says it all: “It’s good to be home.” Click here for more photos from bishop’s visit. Most students, […]

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Pro-life and social justice: ‘both-and,’ not ‘either-or’

“To be authentically Catholic is to be pro-life. To be pro-life is to love and protect the unborn, the poor, the marginalized, the sick and suffering, and the elderly and […]

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Vision of universal Church shared at confirmation retreat

By John Pratt More than 400 eighth grade students and adult leaders gathered in South Bend at St. Joseph High School Sept. 21 for the Sealed by the Spirit confirmation retreat. […]