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Around the Diocese: November 4, 2018

Advent retreat with bishop of Gary DONALDSON — Lindenwood Retreat and Conference Center will host an Advent Morning of Retreat with Bishop Donald Hying of the Diocese of Gary on […]

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Drawing kids to the glow of Catholicism

By Judy Roberts When Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades challenged teachers in Indiana’s Fort Wayne-South Bend diocese to think of ways to keep young people from leaving the Catholic faith, Legate […]

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Founders Day ceremony commemorates Knights of Columbus founding in Fort Wayne

Two-thirds of them were first-generation Americans, the sons of men and women who came to the United States as immigrants seeking a better life. They represented a range of professions, […]

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Diocesan faithful invited to accompany Bishop Rhoades in prayer

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, The U.S. bishops are joining together in a commitment of prayer and reparation leading up to the bishops’ general assembly, where we will be […]

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South Bend All-Schools Mass celebrated

‘We are all called to be saints’: “‘Come, follow Me’ is the Lord’s invitation today,” Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades preached to hundreds of Catholic school students at the South Bend-area […]

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Medical professionals urged to show Christ’s mercy in their work

Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades told health care professionals they are called to be “instruments of God’s healing love” and “witnesses to the sanctity of life” during a White Mass celebrated […]

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Rest in Peace: October 28, 2018

Auburn Mary Schrader, 80, Immaculate Conception Decatur David A. Bowers, 61, St. Mary of the Assumption Eugene A. Braun, 91, St. Mary of the Assumption Fort Wayne Teresa M. Glosson, […]

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Reading Rangers Program receives national recognition

The National Christ Child Society professes a simple, but powerful slogan: “Nothing is ever too much to do for a child.” For Fort Wayne chapter members and Reading Rangers volunteers […]

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‘To love is to will the good of the other’

Couples blessed at jubilee Mass Couples celebrating their 25th, 50th and 60th wedding anniversaries were recognized at a wedding jubilee Mass celebrated by Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades on Sunday, Oct. […]

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March for Life in January will emphasize ‘pro-life is pro-science’

By Kurt Jensen WASHINGTON (CNS) — Next year’s March for Life plans to fortify its pro-life message with science that proves life begins at conception and with a specific focus […]

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Hurricane assistance requested

Dear Faithful of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend, In the wake of two powerful hurricanes in recent weeks, Hurricane Florence and Hurricane Michael, many people face the long process […]