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Father Robert Pelton, CSC: living among the saints

Msgr. Oscar Romero and Pope Paul VI were declared saints of the Catholic Church on Oct. 14. Father Robert Pelton, CSC –– a Holy Cross priest, theologian and filmmaker who […]

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Annulments: Answers to common questions, objections and misconceptions

This article represents the third and final installment of a series on the topic of annulments. What God has joined together, no human being must separate (Mark 10:9). These words […]

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St. Rose of Lima Parish celebrates 150 years

Click here for more photos from the celebration. St. Rose of Lima Parish completes 150 years in 2018. This significant anniversary is an opportunity to celebrate the gift of faith, […]

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High school students prepare for Church leadership roles

On a feast day recalling Rome’s first generation of Catholic churches, Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades spoke with students from all four diocesan high schools about an initiative for building the […]

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Around the Diocese: November 18, 2018

Priests vs. seminarians roundball Dec. 27 FORT WAYNE — The basketball tradition featuring priests and seminarians is coming back to Fort Wayne on Thursday, Dec. 27, at 6:30 p.m. in […]

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Listening in: Bishop hears young adult intentional disciples

As the synod on young people was ending in Rome at the end of October, Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades was beginning an expansion of young adult ministries in the Diocese […]

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Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend publishes amended list of credibly accused

The Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend announced Tuesday, Nov. 6, that Gerald Funcheon, who was a member of the Crosier congregation, not a diocesan priest, is on the list of […]

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Catholic Answers apologist Trent Horn addresses the ‘isms’

Catholic Answers is a popular, multiplatform resource for Catholics and non-Catholics alike to learn more about the faith. On Friday, Trent Horn, an apologist with Catholic Answers, visited Fort Wayne […]

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On All Souls Day, bishop and Sisters of St. Francis of Perpetual Adoration pray for departed loved ones

Click here for more photos. “Pope Benedict XVI has a great quote about purgatory being a chance for God to ‘put the pieces back together’ in our broken, disordered lives,’” […]

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New name of diocesan bookstore revealed

Cathedral Books & Gifts was christened with a more inclusive name on Friday, Nov. 2, during a ribbon-cutting and all-day open house. The store is now called Good Shepherd Books […]

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Solemn high Mass commemorates faithful departed with tradition, mystery

From the early days of Christianity, following the example of Jewish custom, the Church has sought to offer prayers and supplications for its deceased members. As the development of liturgy […]

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Mass of thanksgiving celebrated for canonization of St. Katharina Kasper

“Viva Katharina! Viva Katharina!” came the cry from the choir loft, concluding the celebration of a Mass of Thanksgiving for the Canonization of St. Katharina Kasper on Sunday, Nov. 4. […]