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Introducing a Brand New Today’s Catholic Experience

Today’s Catholic has an important mission in our diocese as our primary communications tool. It serves the Church’s mission of evangelization and catechesis with excellent material about our faith. — Bishop […]

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Journey to final vows reveals how ‘it takes a diocese’

When Sister Isaac Marie Breckler, OP, a native of Avilla, makes her final vows in the Community of the Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist, at 10 a.m. […]

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Oratory worshippers bid a fond farewell to Father Gall

In a small, white, clapboard church, nestled in the northeast region of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend, people gathered last weekend to bid farewell to Father Jacob Gall, fondly […]

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Around the Diocese: July 2, 2017

Father Robert Showers, OFM Conv., and Father Glenn Kohrman kneel during a Mass at St. Anthony of Padua Church, Angola, in honor of Mary’s apparitions at Fatima, Portugal in 1917. […]

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Jubilarians evoke the gifts of God’s calling

Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades celebrated a Mass June 24 at which he honored six jubilarians of the Sisters of St. Francis of Perpetual Adoration, and reflected on a prophet with […]

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Around the Diocese: June 18, 2017

Humanitas Award given to Melissa Wheeler NOTRE DAME — The Humanitas Award, given out annually by the Alumnae Association of Saint Mary’s College, recognizes an alumna who is outstanding in […]

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Eleven instituted to ministry of acolyte

“Make your life worthy of your service at the table of the Lord and of his church.” It was with these words that Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades formally instituted each […]

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Around the Diocese: June 11, 2017

Christ Child Society celebrates 70 years  SOUTH BEND — In commemoration of its 70th year of clothing under-resourced children, the Christ Child Society will host Let Love Shine, a reception […]

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In MY diocese: St. Hedwig’s rich Polish tradition

St. Hedwig has been a fixture of downtown South Bend for well over a century. A unique feature of the church is its strong Polish heritage, which is still present […]

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In MY diocese: St. Patrick, mother parish of the city of South Bend

Located downtown, St. Patrick is one of the oldest parishes in South Bend. As recently as a few years ago, the parish struggled to find younger members: but that’s now […]

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Around the Diocese: June 4, 2017

Mornings of reflection for liturgical ministers The diocesan Office of Worship will host two “Mornings of Reflection” for liturgical ministers on Saturday, June 24, at two times and locations. • […]

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Around the Diocese: May 28, 2017

Scheiber Family Endowment awards 2017 scholarships and grants HUNTINGTON — The Huntington County Community Foundation is pleased to announced Melanie Lisinicchia, Shafer Garrett and Katie Hunt as the 2017 recipients […]