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What are HEAL Farm Markets in Allen County?

By Mark Burkholder When Gonzalee Martin and Laura Dwire joined forces in 2014, neither one imagined the impact that an urban garden and a handful of farm markets would have […]

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Weekly schedule of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Saturday, May 30: 7 p.m. — Confirmation Mass, St. Joseph Church, Bluffton Monday, June 1: 5:30 p.m. — Meeting of Diocesan Review Board, Wyndham Garden Hotel, Warsaw Tuesday, June 2: 11 […]

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Around the Diocese: May 31, 2020

Holy Cross College Rhoades Fellowship recipients named NOTRE DAME – Academic, social and spiritual growth is at the heart of Holy Cross College’s mission, and this tradition will continue with […]

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Ordinations set for June 6 at St. Vincent de Paul, Fort Wayne

With praise and thanksgiving, Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades will ordain Deacon Stephen Felicichia to the priesthood and Michael Ammer, Paolo Degasperi, Benjamin Landrigan, Keeton Lockwood, Augustine Onuoha and Logan Parrish […]

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A salute to the vals and sals of the Catholic high schools

The following is an excerpt from the homily given by Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades in a livestreamed Mass on May 17, the Sixth Sunday of Easter: We’re in the midst […]

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‘Remarkable Woman’ a model of service for younger generations

God, country and community are probably the core values that best sum up Eve Peters’ life. A 28-year veteran and retired lieutenant colonel in the Army Reserve, Peters was recently […]

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First Communions lead way for public Masses to resume

“I felt excited, like a little kid myself, to be able to receive Jesus today. In a way, it was a ‘first Communion’ for most of us, after missing the […]

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Parish priests plan summer retirements

Click on the priest’s name below to read about the plans they are making for retirement and travel home this summer. Father Gary Sigler: Being a priest is the hardest, ‘yet […]

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Pentecost Collection supports seminarians

Dear Friends in Christ, Greetings to you during this blessed Easter season! I hope and pray that, in the midst of this dangerous coronavirus pandemic, the grace and peace of […]

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Priest assignments

The Most Reverend Kevin C. Rhoades, Bishop of Fort Wayne-South Bend, has made the following assignments of priests, effective June 23, 2020: Reverend Jonathan Agbedo, to temporary Parochial Vicar, St. […]

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Around the Diocese: May 17, 2020

Saint Joseph High School named distinguished school for STEM and career learning SOUTH BEND — Saint Joseph High School announced recently that it has been recognized as a Project Lead […]

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Deacon Kuspa bids final farewell to family, South Bend parishes

The first married deacon in the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend, Deacon Ervin Kuspa, passed away on May 10. Ordained in 1971 by Bishop Leo A. Pursley, he served at […]