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Inspirational Speakers Planned for Upcoming Rekindle the Fire Conference for Men

It’s time for the men of the Fort Wayne-South Bend Diocese and beyond to mark their calendars for the annual Rekindle the Fire Conference. Organizers say it’s one of the […]

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Deacon Assignments

The Most Reverend Kevin C. Rhoades, Bishop of Fort Wayne-South Bend, has made the following assignments of permanent deacons for 2023: Deacon Daniel T. Avila to diaconal ministry at St. […]

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Historic St. Peter Catholic Church Still Vibrant After 150 Years

The towering slate-colored steeple of St. Peter Parish seems to rise majestically from the inner-city neighborhood where it’s located — a neighborhood that has known its share of struggle. Crossing […]

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Young Men Encounter Vocations at Andrew Dinner

Young men seeking information about seminary life were given the opportunity to spend an evening with several diocesan priests and seminarians on Tuesday, Jan. 3, in Fort Wayne, and on […]

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Horvath Enjoying Early Taste of NFL Success

It didn’t take long for Zander Horvath to make his mark in the National Football League. In the Los Angeles Chargers’ season-opener against the Las Vegas Raiders, quarterback Justin Herbert […]

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Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades Ordains 18 New Deacons to the Diocese

A glorious day!  More than 1,300 people witnessed the ordination of 18 new deacons to the diocese on Saturday, Jan. 7 at St. Pius X Church in Granger. There were […]

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Around the Diocese: January 8, 2023

Young Adults Enjoy Brunch with Seminarians at St. Charles Borromeo Church in Fort Wayne On Wednesday, Dec. 21, the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend Young Adult Ministry hosted Brunch with […]

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Windows at Oratory of St. Mary Magdelene Designed and Set to Spark Sacred Conversation

Ancient wisdom says the eyes are a window to the soul. In the case of the Oratory of St. Mary Magdalene, located on the campus of Fort Wayne’s St. Vincent […]

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A Look Back as We Look to the Future

Just Some of the Stories That Made an Impact in 2022 In response to the Feb. 24 Russian invasion of Ukraine, Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades joined other bishops in consecrating […]

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Churches and Saints Go Together

In the three kindergarten classes at St. Pius X school in Granger, there is a “letter of the week” with a corresponding “saint of the week” whose name starts with […]

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Priest Announcements

Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades, Bishop of Fort Wayne-South Bend, has made the following announcements: Reverend Emmanuel Abuh, to Administrator, Immaculate Conception, Ege, effective January 10, 2023. Reverend Eustace Okorie to […]

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Seminarians Outlast Priests in Eighth Cupertino Classic

As the final seconds ticked off the clock and both sides embraced at midcourt, two things were abundantly clear: we are blessed beyond measure to have our parish priests, and […]