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Bishop to catechumens, candidates: ‘Prepare for something amazing’

The Rite of Election of Catechumens and Call to Continuing Conversion of Candidates took place at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Fort Wayne on March 3, with Bishop […]

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CRS speaker discusses impact of Rice Bowl collections

Catholic Relief Services program coordinator Sajith Silva visited Bishop Dwenger High School and Bishop Luers High School, both in Fort Wayne, on Friday, Feb. 22, to discuss Catholic Relief Services’ […]

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Rite of Election and Call to Continuing Conversion to be celebrated in diocese

FORT WAYNE — The Rite of Election of Catechumens and the Call to Continuing Conversion of Candidates are being celebrated this week in the cathedrals of the Diocese of Fort […]

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Attempt to bar vouchers from faith-based schools defeated

An effort to block private schools from receiving vouchers based on their employment practices has stalled twice at the Statehouse in recent weeks, but it could resurface if the lawmaker […]

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Bishop Rhoades celebrates Divine Liturgy with Byzantine Catholic community

Describing the Byzantine Catholic community at the University of Notre Dame as “such a blessing to our diocese,” Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades gave the homily at the Divine Liturgy of […]

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Diocesan Museum back home on Cathedral Square

History of diocese, Catholic faith to be shared from new location Click here for more photos from the reopened Diocesan Museum. The museum of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend […]

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Altar dedicated at Windmoor Study Center

An altar dedication incorporating sacred chrism, chant, incense, holy water and special prayers into a Mass celebrated by Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades accomplished what might be called a spiritual makeover […]

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ICC opposes legal framework for gestational surrogacy

A bipartisan bill intended to protect the parties involved in gestational surrogacy cases is moving forward at the Indiana Statehouse amid serious concerns by the Catholic Church about this increasingly […]

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Funds, volunteers sought for medical mission team

FORT WAYNE — “Charity for the poor is like a living flame; the drier the fuel, the brighter it burns. In your service to the poor do not give only […]

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Former Vatican guard to deliver Servus Omnium lecture at USF

It’s hard to believe that a young Andreas Widmer had no idea what to do with his life. But the former member of the papal Swiss Guard admitted that at […]

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Around the Diocese: February 24, 2019

Rebuilding refugees’ lives in Sri Lanka MISHAWAKA — Decades of civil war forced many to flee Sri Lanka. When the war ended in 2009, people returned to their villages and […]