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Oblate lives Benedictine spirituality in the world

Becoming an oblate is one option open to women exploring a religious vocation. Nancy Rodgers, a Benedictine oblate from Fort Wayne, said oblates often don’t look any different than other […]

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A visible illustration of holiness: incense

There is something almost mystical in clouds of incense smoke filling a sacred space, ascending to heaven and seemingly carrying the prayers of the faithful to God. Some people delight […]

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‘As iron sharpens iron’; 90 days to Christian masculinity

Four Warsaw residents are among the thousands of men across the globe voluntarily traversing a raw, 90-day challenge of prayer, asceticism and fraternity. It’s Exodus 90, and for the men […]

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Former Catholic Relief Services CEO believes businesses can lead change for good

Former Catholic Relief Services CEO Carolyn Yauyan Woo believes businesses can lead positive change in their community and world, but their impact depends on the values and morals of the […]

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Number of young people entering Church encouraging

Traditionally performed on the first Sunday in Lent, Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades celebrated the Rite of Election and Call to Continuing Conversion at St. Matthew Cathedral in South Bend March […]

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Weekly schedule of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Sunday, March 1: 2 p.m. — Rite of Election, St. Matthew Cathedral, South Bend Sunday, March 1: 7 p.m. — Mass, Holy Spirit Chapel, Le Mans Hall, Saint Mary’s College, […]

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Around the Diocese: March 1, 2020

Updated 03/12/2020: USF philosophy lecture deleted. The event is canceled. St. Vincent de Paul Parish mission FORT WAYNE — Join members of St. Vincent de Paul Parish in Fort Wayne […]

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Deacon appointment

The Most Reverend Kevin C. Rhoades, Bishop of Fort Wayne-South Bend, has made the following appointment: Deacon Jerome Kohrman, from Diaconal Ministry at St. Mary of the Assumption Parish, Decatur, […]

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‘Let’s listen in our hearts to Jesus saying … ‘Arise!’

High school students from across the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend gathered at Bishop Luers High School, Fort Wayne, for a stateside World Youth Day conference Feb. 21-23. Throughout the […]

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Conference urges men to grow in holiness

On Saturday, Feb. 22, around 1,500 men attended the 10th annual Rekindle the Fire Men’s Conference. This year’s conference took place at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum in Fort […]

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Candidates, catechumens declare intentions to enter into full communion with Church

The Lenten season is meant as a time to focus on prayer and preparation for the highest of feasts in the liturgical year: the joyful celebration of Easter. This is […]

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Marian High School pastoral visit — ‘Have you accepted Mary as your personal mother?’

Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades celebrated a Mass honoring Our Lady of Lourdes with the students and faculty of Marian High School on Feb. 18. Our Lady of Lourdes is the […]