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Around the Diocese: May 26, 2024

St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Students Honor Our Lady with Rosary Rally FORT WAYNE – Inspired by the three shepherd children of Fatima, hundreds of students and staff members at St. […]

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After 50 Years in Ministry, Father Bill Schooler Set to Retire

When Monsignor William Schooler – widely known as “Father Bill” across the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend – reached the priestly retirement age of 75, he asked Bishop Rhoades if […]

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Diocesan Pilgrims Recount ‘Sacred Steps’ on the Camino de Santiago

Hundreds of pilgrims from the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend have hiked or biked along the Camino de Santiago de Compostela, a network of pathways through France, Italy, Portugal, and […]

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Weekly Schedule of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Tuesday, May 21: Noon – Meeting with New Pastors, Archbishop Noll Center, Fort Wayne Wednesday, May 22: Noon – Meeting of Diocesan Finance Council, Best Western Plus, Warsaw Thursday, May […]

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Andrew Barnes Ordained to the Order of the Diaconate

“Deacon Andy … that sounds good,” Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades said with a smile at the end of the Mass in which he ordained Deacon Andrew Barnes to the sacred […]

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Priest Retirements and Assignments

Priest Retirements: Reverend Polycarp Fernando, Parochial Vicar, St. Vincent de Paul Parish, Fort Wayne, has been granted retirement, effective June 18, 2024. Reverend William Kummer, Pastor, St. Joseph – Hessen […]

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Around the Diocese: May 19, 2024

May Sundays Bring First Communions First Communicants at SS. Peter and Paul Church in Huntington prepare to process into Mass on Sunday, May 5. The Mass was celebrated by Father […]

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Celebrating Top Graduates of Our Diocesan High Schools

BISHOP LUERS Liliana Margaret Dippold, Valedictorian Parish: St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, Fort Wayne Elementary and middle school attended: St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parents’ names: Mark and Kelly Dippold College: University […]

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Conference Aims to Help Teachers Live the Eucharist

Individuals, parishes, and dioceses have been busy trying to foster a deeper devotion to the Real Presence of Jesus Christ in the Blessed Sacrament throughout the past few years during […]

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ND’s Master of Divinity Graduates Sent Off to Ministry

This year’s seven lay graduates of the University of Notre Dame’s Master of Divinity program come from various stages of life and backgrounds. Some were undergrads at Notre Dame, while […]

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Perpetual Pilgrim Seeks to Share ‘Love for the Eucharist’

As a graduate of Juan Diego Academy in his home state of Texas, University of Notre Dame sophomore Joshua Velasquez finds it particularly meaningful that he has been chosen to […]

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Weekly Schedule of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Monday, May 13: 10 a.m. – Meeting of Bishop’s Cabinet, Archbishop Noll Center, Fort Wayne Tuesday, May 14: 10 a.m. – Meeting of Diocesan Budget Committee, Archbishop Noll Center, Fort […]