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Distinct vocations discerned by local families

It may seem like many people today have forgotten the sacramental origins of marriage. Concurrently, the priesthood suffers regular attacks from modern culture and the media. Despite these hardships, however, […]

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Knights’ build honors Habitat family

The St. Charles Borromeo Knights of Columbus Council 451 was busy Saturday, June 22, volunteering to build a new home for a deserving Fort Wayne family through Habitat for Humanity […]

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Cor Jesu ministry connects young adults spiritually, socially

Young people have many options to connect with each other. However, sometimes it’s difficult to meet Catholic young adults who share a deep sense of faith. “I like that this […]

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Seminarian admitted as candidate

A Mass with rite of Admission to Candidacy for Holy Orders was celebrated June 28 for Samuel Anderson, a parishioner of St. Vincent de Paul, Fort Wayne. Admission of Candidacy […]

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Burger King foundation and Quality Dining award student scholarships

MISHAWAKA — Together with the Burger King McLamore Foundation, Quality Dining Inc. announced in June that it awarded $215,000 in 2019 academic scholarships program to nearly 200 high school seniors […]

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Around the Diocese: July 7, 2019

Seminarian commissioned for military service FORT WAYNE — During a ceremony June 19 at St. Vincent de Paul Parish, Fort Wayne, Joseph Knepper, a seminarian of the Diocese of Fort […]

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Four Victory Noll sisters mark jubilees

HUNTINGTON — Four members of Our Lady of Victory Missionary Sisters celebrate jubilees this year. A Mass to honor them was held May 24 in the Archbishop Noll Memorial Chapel on […]

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Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ celebrate sisters’ jubilee year

Provided by Barbara Allison Ten Sisters of The Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ in Donaldson celebrate their jubilees this year. All have ministered in the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend. […]

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Weekly schedule of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Sunday, July 7: 2:30 p.m. — Mass, St. Patrick Church, South Bend Monday, July 8: 5:30 p.m. — Meeting of Diocesan Review Board, Wyndham Garden Hotel, Warsaw Wednesday, July 10: 3 p.m. — Mass, Towne House Retirement […]

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Pilgrims continue to nurture fruits of World Youth Day

Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish, Warsaw, hosted a reunion June 26 for pilgrims who attended World Youth Day in Panama in January. Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades, who traveled with them […]

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Franciscans of Mary welcomed to diocese

The move to a new home always has challenges, but when the new home has two locations, life can get complicated. Father Osman Ramos, FM, and Father Alven Fabiolas Salada, […]

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‘The Lord is your anchor,’ deacon, seminarian tell lay ministers

St. John the Baptist Parish, Fort Wayne, was one of two sites that hosted a morning of reflection for diocesan lectors and extraordinary ministers of holy Communion recently. In Fort […]