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Laila’s extraordinary journey to citizenship

A way out of no way out: That’s perhaps the best description of a two-year-plus journey to citizenship for Laila (last name withheld), a Catholic Charities’ Immigration Services client. “Laila’s […]

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Legal professionals to invoke Holy Spirit at Red Masses

At the start of each judicial year, Catholic legal professionals gather together to pray and worship, invoking the Holy Spirit. The St. Thomas More societies of South Bend and of […]

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Providing for discipleship through the Annual Bishop’s Appeal

Christ tells His disciples to “go and make disciples of all nations” in the Gospel of Matthew. They joyfully took the message forth, going to the ends of their world […]

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Youth confirmed at low-sensory Mass

Ten candidates for confirmation came from around the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend Saturday, Sept. 7, to receive the fruits of the Holy Spirit at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, […]

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St. John the Baptist parishioner takes a stand

When Rick Fodrocy’s grandparents were building a house on Lincolnway West, South Bend, where Rick and his wife, Michele, currently live, the founding pastor of nearby St. John the Baptist […]

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New St. Rose of Lima pastor installed

Father Maicaal Lobo, right, is installed as pastor of St. Rose of Lima Parish in Monroeville Sunday, Sept. 1. Father Mark Gurtner, vicar general, at left, celebrated the Mass of […]

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Around the Diocese: September 8, 2019

Fatica to speak on Christ’s passion SOUTH BEND — The public is invited to join Justin Fatica and Hard As Nails Ministries and be ignited with Christ’s never-ending passion during […]

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Journey toward being sealed with the Spirit

Is your child an eighth grader preparing to be sealed by the Holy Spirit this school year? Many people are standing by to lend a hand with his or her […]

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Back to school Italian style: Papal greeting and gelato quests

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — At the Pontifical North American College, new student orientation is not just a weekend or even just a week — it includes almost a month of […]

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At University of Saint Francis Founders’ Day, students encouraged to seek truth

Several hundred University of Saint Francis students, staff, faculty and friends gathered Wednesday, Aug. 28, in the Fort Wayne campus’ Hutzell Athletic Center to start the new academic year with […]

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Federal Appeals Court allows South Bend abortion facility to remain open

On Aug. 22, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit issued a narrow opinion that allows the unlicensed Whole Woman’s Health Alliance to continue providing chemical abortions at […]

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Around the Diocese: September 1, 2019

Federal court grants WWHA provisional license SOUTH BEND —The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals granted a provisional license Aug. 22 to Texas abortion business Whole Woman’s Health Alliance, to offer […]