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Local March for Life events: in-person, in-vehicle, in prayer

This article was updated Dec. 16, 2020, to reflect changing details about the events. Forty-eight years after Roe v. Wade, pro-life supporters will continue the tradition of marches for life, […]

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Father Charles Herman born into eternal life

Father Charles Herman is being remembered this week by parishioners of St. Francis Xavier in Pierceton this week as someone who was more concerned about how he could be present […]

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Around the Diocese: December 13, 2020

Spanish-language faith formation program begins Jan. 9 MISHAWAKA — A free monthly program of evangelization and faith formation will begin Jan. 9, offered by the Office of Hispanic Ministry of […]

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Christmas tradition lives on for Eastern European descendants

Bread has great significance in a Catholic household. Jesus called himself the “Bread of Life.” He was born in a town named after the dietary staple. (Bethlehem meaning “house of […]

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Catholics, Methodists work together to feed community

Just west of Fort Wayne is the small community of Arcola. It may be something less than a one-stoplight town, but the community boasts a heart larger than its borders. […]

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Seminarians give the gift of song

Christmas caroling is mostly a thing of the past, a nostalgic practice of bygone days when carolers dressed in Victorian costumes and sang songs like “Good King Wenceslas.” But this […]

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Sharing ‘the most beautiful message in human history’

Spreading the Gospel message in a changing world requires innovation and creativity. With increasing numbers of the population in the U.S. no longer claiming a religious denomination, ministries such as […]

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Oratory’s sacred art honors beauty Mary Magdalene saw in the risen Lord

FORT WAYNE — As early as April, when the wooden framework of the Oratory of St. Mary Magdalene was rising, pastor Father Daniel Scheidt called the future perpetual adoration chapel […]

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Weekly schedule of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Monday, December 7: 7 p.m. — Vigil Mass for Feast of the Immaculate Conception, Immaculate Conception Church, Ege Tuesday, December 8: 11 a.m. — Virtual Meeting of Catholic Relief Services […]

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Around the Diocese: December 6, 2020

Virtual Marian retreat for high school students NOTRE DAME — High school students looking for an opportunity to connect spiritually with other students their age are invited to participate in […]

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Campus disciples sustain Guadalupe connections

Prayerful pageantry generated by the Latino student community at the University of Notre Dame will not electrify a campus congregation this Dec. 12 like it has in past years. With […]

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‘Let perpetual light shine upon them’

In the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend, the month of November ended as it began – in remembrance of those who lived in God’s light and have passed on into […]