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Around the Diocese: March 17, 2019

Joe Farris, featured speaker at St. Therese parish mission FORT WAYNE — St. Therese Church, 2304 Lower Huntington Rd., Fort Wayne, will conduct a parish mission Sunday, March 24, through […]

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Mercy of Christ and love of Mary draws crowd to St. Pius X

“What time is it? Now is the time of Mercy!” This was the enthusiastic message of Father Michael Gaitley, MIC, during his weekend retreat at St. Pius X Parish on […]

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Spring confirmation Mass schedule

The following is a schedule of the spring Masses at which Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades will confer the sacrament of confirmation. Bulleted parishes are included with the parish above on […]

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Widmer recalls blessings from pope, principles and profits at Servus Omnium

A  former Swiss Guard who served and learned from Pope St. John Paul II delivered the 2019 Servus Omnium Lecture at the University of Saint Francis on March 5. Andreas […]

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Catechumens, candidates presented to bishop at Rite of Election

On Sunday, March 10, at St. Matthew Cathedral, South Bend, catechumens began the final step of conversion to the Catholic faith, and candidates — those who have already been baptized […]

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Payday loan votes ‘potentially devastating’ for most vulnerable

Conference and other advocates for the poor vow to keep up their fight following two recent votes in the Indiana Senate that in effect would dramatically expand predatory lending in […]

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Bishop welcomes Catholic-Lutheran dialogue during musical performance at Notre Dame

Surrounded by the divine in the Basilica of the Sacred Heart and aided by superior acoustics and an attentive audience, the National Lutheran Choir performed on Thursday evening, Feb. 28, […]

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Around the Diocese: March 10, 2019

Lenten prayer and music service planned for April 8 ST. MEINRAD — Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology will present a service of Lenten prayer and music called “Song […]

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Statement regarding the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act

Ash Wednesday 2019 Dear Friends in Christ, It was not only very disappointing, but horrifying, that the U.S. Senate recently failed to pass the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act. Those […]

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You Can Lend a Hand luncheons celebrate Catholic Schools

Thirty-seven years of support by Quality Dining, Inc. for Catholic schools has made an immeasurable difference in the lives of students and their families. On Jan. 31 in Fort Wayne […]

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New employees begin service in diocesan secretariats

FORT WAYNE — The Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend has welcomed three new employees who will assist in the functions of their respective offices. Crystal Serrano-Puebla serves the diocese as […]