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Announcement regarding a special collection for Hurricane Irma victims

This past week, Hurricane Irma devastated significant parts of the Southeastern United States and many islands in the Caribbean. While emergency outreach was immediate, the road to recovery and the […]

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New multifaith group hopes to resolve social justice issues in region

The Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend has partnered with a newly formed ecumenical faith-based group that hopes to identify and resolve social justice issues in the region. Those issues include […]

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Three ordained to diaconate

The Congregation of Holy Cross, Notre Dame, saw three men profess their final vows on Friday, Sept. 15, and be ordained to the Sacred Order of the Diaconate on Saturday, […]

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Gentle embrace

By Allison M. Kincaid A pilgrimage. A journey to a sacred place. A journey of prayer, renewal and discovery. All of this and more were present throughout The Holy Spirits Pilgrimage on […]

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Catholic Charities to DACA recipients: We are with you

In the wake of President Trump’s decision Tuesday, Sept. 1 to rescind DACA, or the Deferred Action for Child Arrivals Program, Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend […]

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ABA: Over 30 years of helping the diocese and parishes grow and thrive

It seems that all one hears and sees in the news lately is how diversity and differences can divide people. But what Catholics must remember are the words of St. […]

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Engage through joy, Kelly says at ZEAL

“What I know for sure,” Matthew Kelly told attendees of the ZEAL: Missionary Discipleship Summit on Saturday morning, Sept. 9, “is that you can’t catechize someone if they’re not engaged. […]

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Around the Diocese: September 10, 2017

Local rivals work together to fight hunger SOUTH BEND — Long-time rivals, Saint Joseph High School and Marian High School came together to support the St. Vincent de Paul Society […]

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New Florida bishop ‘exemplifies’ heart of the Holy Cross order

ORLANDO, Fla. (CNS) — As the Diocese of Pensacola-Tallahassee’s sixth bishop lay prostrate on the floor of the Pensacola Bay Center, one thing in particular distinguished the episcopal candidate. His […]

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The oldest Mishawaka parish: St. Joseph

St. Joseph Church is the oldest parish in Mishawaka. It can be seen among other downtown buildings, thanks to its tall, green steeple. “I am grateful to Bishop Rhoades for […]

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St. Bavo: faith home of Mishawaka’s Flemish community

St. Bavo Catholic Church is located in downtown Mishawaka. The parish strives to share their commitment to the Catholic faith through liturgical celebrations, prayer, education, service and spiritual growth. This […]

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St. Monica looks to grow in prayer

Often referred to as the parish on the park, St. Monica Catholic Church is situated north of downtown Mishawaka, just across the river. “St. Monica is very much a family,” […]