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‘Breathe with both lungs’: the beauty of worshipping in Eastern and Western Catholic traditions

Most people are familiar with the Western Catholic Church, specifically Roman Catholic. But within the universal Catholic Church, which includes Eastern and Western churches, there are a variety of rites […]

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College ministry adapts to pandemic

As college students in Indiana return to school, they do so behind masks. With several state, university and diocesan mandates dictating how to approach the COVID-19 pandemic, on-campus Catholic ministry […]

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Planned Parenthood drops Indiana lawsuit requiring ultrasounds before abortions

Ending three years of legal dueling, Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill announced Aug. 20 that Planned Parenthood has conceded defeat in a lawsuit that challenged a state law requiring ultrasounds […]

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Around the Diocese: August 23, 2020

New Ave Explores series looks at diversity of Catholic family life NOTRE DAME — Family is the focus of the next multimedia Ave Explores series, “Ave Explores: Catholic Family Life.” […]

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Faithful spirits

A sense of peace and otherworldliness encompasses a grassy, tree-filled, square lot in the heart of Mishawaka. Cars and trains roll by on three sides without realizing the significance of […]

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Holy Spirit moves at healing services

Father Andrew Curry, parish administrator of Most Precious Blood in Fort Wayne, had long been open to the charismatic renewal within the Church that gave birth to healing services. During […]

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What the world needs now: holy heroes

At age 16, Nicholas Becker has already achieved a great deal. He serves as an acolyte at St. Matthew Cathedral in South Bend, spots when his brother Crispin lifts weights, […]

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Diocesan seminarians instituted as lectors, acolyte

Moving ever closer to the day they will commit the whole of their lives in service to Christ and His Church, eight diocesan seminarians were instituted Aug. 3 in the […]

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Volunteers put pro-life beliefs into action for home

When God lays an idea on a person’s heart, He often provides the manpower to see the task to completion. This was and continues to be the case for A […]

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Around the Diocese: August 9, 2020

St. Jude adoration chapel to reopen FORT WAYNE — For the first time in its 35-year history, St. Jude Perpetual Adoration Chapel was forced by the COVID-19 pandemic to close […]

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Small-town Knights respond to big needs

By Andrew Fowler The Knights of Columbus Father Francis Pitka Council 6323 in Syracuse serves three surrounding communities — Syracuse, Milford and North Webster. The towns have a combined population […]

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St. Anthony of Padua Parish mourns loss of Father Kiene

A priest’s calling in life is to go where God sends him, and Father Joseph Kiene, OFM Conv., spent many years following God’s will before he was called home on […]