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Bishop Shares Eucharistic Nature of the Nativity with Cathedral Parishioners

On Saturday, Dec. 24, at 10:30 p.m., Most Reverend Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades gathered with the faithful despite the icy road conditions and frigid cold at the Cathedral of the […]

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Statement on Death of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI

The Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend joins Pope Francis and everyone around the world in mourning the death of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI following the news of his passing this […]

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Celebrate the Birth of Christ!

Christmas is one of the most important days of the Church year, second only to Easter itself. Celebrating the birth of the Lord Jesus Christ, it is the culmination of […]

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Medical Mission Trip Highlights Diocesan Support of Sister Parishes

One tooth at a time. That’s how Father Brian Isenbarger recently grew in his understanding of the state of medical care in Aguanqueterique, Honduras. The parochial vicar at St. Vincent […]

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Around the Diocese at Christmastime: December 25, 2022

Living Nativity and Advent Prayer Service Held in Huntington Dozens of people braved the cold to take part in an Advent Prayer Service with a Living Nativity at St. Felix […]

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Feast of the Virgin of Guadalupe Celebrated Across the Diocese to Honor Patroness of the Americas

Feast of Our Lady Of Guadalupe Celebrated At St. John’s, Goshen The Hispanic community of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Goshen celebrated the Feast of Our Lady of […]

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Grow Closer to God in the New Year

Around the close of the year, many feel inspired to start fresh with new commitments, resolutions, or personal pursuits. While these usually focus on physical health, financial habits, or academic […]

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Weekly Schedule of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Wednesday, Dec. 21: 4 p.m. – Blessing of Mayor’s Office and City Hall, Mishawaka Thursday, Dec. 22: 11 a.m. – Mass and Employee Christmas Luncheon, Sacred Heart Church, Warsaw and […]

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Around the Diocese: December 18, 2022

St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic School students competed in the Vex Robotics Competition at Madison-Grant on Dec. 3. Middle school Science Teachers Jodi Jump and Theresa Carroll work with the […]

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Secular and Religious Christmas Traditions Share Purpose

Christmas traditions, no matter how small, impact individuals, families, and societies in major ways. Whether it is something as widely practiced as decorating a pine tree, or as specific as […]

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Church Tour an Opportunity for Ecumenism

Four Catholic churches in Fort Wayne opened their doors to the community during the sixth annual City of Churches Tour on Friday, Dec. 2. The Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, […]

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Ace-ing the Mental Health Challenge: Bishop Dwenger Focuses on Student Needs

He wanders around the legs of the desks in the classrooms, sniffing at shoes, stopping at one student or another to beg for a treat or get a pat on […]