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Agencies, parishes, schools awarded St. Mary’s Heritage Fund grants

FORT WAYNE — The Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend has awarded 28 grants totaling $169,145 from the St. Mary’s Heritage Fund to parishes, schools and agencies across the diocese. The […]

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Around the Diocese: June 23, 2019

Sister Coletta Hennessy, OSF, marks 70th jubilee FRANKFORT, Ill. — The Franciscan Sisters of the Sacred Heart, Frankfort, Illinois, celebrated the jubilees of their sisters on June 8. One of […]

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Unlicensed abortion facility allowed to open in South Bend

Updated June 24 to include new developments. After a nearly two-year legal battle, an unlicensed abortion facility started booking appointments in a location in South Bend, Indiana, on June 19 […]

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Liturgical musicians train to lead others into worship

Spanish-speaking musicians and choir members from around the diocese gathered at St. John the Evangelist Parish in Goshen Saturday, June 15, for a daylong workshop taught by Oregon Catholic Press […]

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Sisters of the Holy Cross celebrate jubilee anniversaries

NOTRE DAME – Nine Sisters of the Holy Cross will celebrate their jubilee years of consecrated life on July 21, in the Church of Our Lady of Loretto, Notre Dame. […]

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Celebrate with joy the 2019 priest jubilarians!

The impact of authentic joy: Father Camillo Tirabassi celebrates 60 years Father Lourdino Fernandes is 50-year jubilarian Father Rybicki celebrates 40-year jubilee A life filled with divine intervention: Father Sigler […]

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Diocese welcomes new Secretary for Communications

Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades has announced the appointment of Fort Wayne native Jennifer Simerman as the new Secretary for Communications for the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend. Simerman’s responsibilities include […]

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Bishop confirms adults at Pentecost, Trinity Sunday vigil Masses

At vigil Masses on June 8 and June 15, 77 adults were “strengthened by the Holy Spirit through the reception of the sacrament of confirmation,” in the words of Bishop […]

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Teacher creates image of school patroness

Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades visited Marian High School in Mishawaka on the feast day of Our Lady of Lourdes in February and placed it under her patronage. In honor of […]

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Redeemer Radio ‘Doctor, Doctor’ show picked up by EWTN

Broadcasters love to report on “medical breakthroughs,” but the Catholic radio station serving the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend has made a breakthrough of its own — spreading new insights […]

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Around the Diocese: June 9, 2019

A Brush with God icon retreat DONALDSON – Lindenwood Retreat and Conference Center welcomes back Father Peter Pearson, who will lead an icon workshop/retreat July 28 to Aug. 2. Check-in […]

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Troops of St. George seeks to inspire, equip holy men

By Benjamin Becker The parish bumper stickers say it’s “Fort Wayne’s Best Kept Secret,” and for many people it just might be. In Fort Wayne’s only traditional Latin Mass parish, […]