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‘A faith home away from home’

A place of prayer, respite, study and worship for Catholic students at Manchester University opened its doors Tuesday evening, Sept. 17. A blessing by Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades and a […]

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White Mass scheduled for South Bend-area health care professionals

MISHAWAKA — An annual White Mass for health care professionals in the greater South Bend area will be celebrated by Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades Oct. 11 at 7 a.m., at […]

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Around the Diocese: Sept. 22, 2019

Ava’s Grace support group to meet monthly MISHAWAKA — Parents who have experienced miscarriage, stillbirth or infant loss and would like to listen to and pray with others who know […]

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Volunteer Time Off puts PHJC hands to work

It was Erma Bombeck, a convert to Catholicism, who made an observation that, “Volunteers are the only human beings on the face of the earth who reflect this nation’s compassion, […]

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Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades’ statement on discovery of remains of over 2,000 unborn children

I join my voice to the many people who have expressed their horror and disgust at the discovery of 2,246 medically preserved remains of unborn babies in the Illinois home […]

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Diocese reacts to discovery of fetal remains at abortionist’s home

The Sept. 13 disclosure that the preserved remains of over 2,200 aborted babies had been found at the rural Illinois home of the recently deceased Indiana abortionist Ulrich “George” Klopfer […]

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Carmelite sacramental embraced by laity worldwide

Going back to the year 1251, tradition holds that in Aylesford, England, Our Lady appeared to St. Simon Stock, a prior of the Carmelite religious order. She gave him the […]

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Hope to Healing: mental health services from a Catholic perspective

Catholic Charities launched the Hope to Healing Initiative in 2016 after a diocesanwide study of parish priests, Catholic schools personnel and other Catholic community partners. The surveys and interviews revealed […]

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Friendship, unity found at Rejoice Women’s Retreat

FORT WAYNE — Rejoice Women’s Retreat, an opportunity for women to allow Scripture and words of encouragement from other Catholic women to re-energize their zeal for the faith, has opened […]

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Around the Diocese: September, 15, 2019

40 Days For Life prayers planned in Allen County FORT WAYNE — 40 Days for Life is a prayerful, peaceful and lawful endeavor to protect and save the lives of […]

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Convenient grace

Profiles in the CCD/Religious Education setting The theme for Catechetical Sunday is “Stay With Us,” addressing the alarming statistics on young Catholics who have left the Church. Ascension Press’s article […]

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Catechetical Sunday is Sept. 15

The phone rings and the caller ID displays the parish number. Do you answer the call? This year, the Church celebrates Catechetical Sunday on Sept. 15, the 24th Sunday in […]