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Celebrating well: Divine Mercy Sunday

A week after Easter Sunday, a full eight days (or octave) later, the great g  race of the holy day is often faded or forgotten. The jellybeans harden; the chocolate […]

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The Triduum — Given up unto death … the Son of God brings new life to all mankind

Jesus’ love remembered on Holy Thursday Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades began the celebration of “the holiest three days of the year” with Mass at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, […]

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Bill designed to improve health outcomes for mothers, infants

The scenario is all too common: A teenage girl in Indiana, facing an unplanned pregnancy, is denied medical treatment until she and her unborn child are in emergency circumstances — […]

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Seminarians installed as acolytes, lectors at Mount St. Mary’s Seminary

Six seminarians of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend were installed in the ministry of acolyte at Mount St. Mary’s Seminary, Emmitsburg, Md., at a Mass celebrated by Bishop Kevin […]

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Around the Diocese: April 21, 2019

Catholic Charities mentoring program open house AUBURN — Today, over 8.5 million youth lack supportive, sustained relationships with caring adults. Individuals in the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend can change […]

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Catholic foundations discuss Catholic social teaching and more during conference

Saying their organizations are “a game-changer,” Sister Carol Keehan, a longtime advocate for health care and those in need, encouraged leaders of Catholic foundations to begin with respecting the dignity […]

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Bishop Rhoades, faithful welcome the King on Palm Sunday

Palm Sunday of the Passion of the Lord is the first day of the holiest week in the entire year for Catholics. The ephemeral joy expressed by the chorus of […]

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Parishes-in-Need grants approved

FORT WAYNE — The Annual Bishop’s Appeal of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend includes a funding program to assist less affluent parishes. A Parishes-in-Need Fund Committee met recently to […]

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Pro-life victories at Statehouse could have national implications

The Indiana General Assembly’s passage of two major pro-life bills represents a “milestone moment” that not only will save the lives of unborn children in the state but possibly lead […]

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Diocesan policy on reporting incidents of child abuse or neglect

FORT WAYNE — The Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend shares the conviction of Indiana legal authorities, all concerned adults and the Church that every effort should and must be made […]

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Around the Diocese: April 14, 2019

Spirituality of St. Katharina Kasper program DONALDSON — Join Sister Germaine Hustedde, PHJC, on Tuesday, May 7, for a day program on the spirituality of St. Katharina Kasper, foundress of the […]