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Enlightening summertime reads

The long days of summer approach, complete with visions of lazy days on the beach, relaxing nights around a campfire – and bored kids on car trips. Hot and humid […]

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Deacon appointment

The Most Reverend Kevin C. Rhoades, Bishop of Fort Wayne-South Bend, has made the following appointment:  Deacon Jerome Kohrman, from Diaconal Ministry at St. Mary, Mother of God Parish, Fort […]

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With voucher expansion, Catholic school families exchange ‘either/or’ for ‘and’

When Indiana’s Choice Scholarship Program was passed in 2011, it was one the largest voucher systems in America. In April, the Hoosier state legislature voted to approve a bipartisan budget […]

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Dedication, teamwork build tradition of Academic Super Bowl success at Bishop Luers 

Cooperation, hard work and a love of learning propelled four teams from Bishop Luers High School in Fort Wayne to the state finals of the Indiana Academic Super Bowl competition […]

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St. Mother Teresa Program walks with moderate-abilities students  

Bishop Dwenger High School in Fort Wayne is making strides to accommodate students with special needs, debuting the St. Mother Teresa Program this year. A new initiative, the program is […]

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Priesthood candidates anxious to be transformed by God’s grace

FORT WAYNE — A tremendous blessing for the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend will take place June 5, at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Fort Wayne. Seven men will […]

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Around the Diocese: May 30, 2021

Pilgrimage company founder recognized with Forty under 40 honor SOUTH BEND — John Paul Lichon, founder and CEO of Catholic pilgrimage company Verso Ministries, has been named a 2021 Forty […]

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Deacon assignments

The Most Reverend Kevin C. Rhoades, Bishop of Fort Wayne-South Bend, has made the following assignments of transitional deacons for the summer of 2021: Deacon Mark Hellinger to St. Mary […]

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Ordered to the life of Christ the Servant

Smiling faces and hearty hugs abounded at the ordination of Deacons Brian Isenbarger and Mark Hellinger by Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades May 22 at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, […]

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Family, spiritual connections encouraged priests

Mark Hellinger and Brian Isenbarger, the two Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend seminarians being ordained May 22 to the diaconate, may have taken different paths toward their goal of serving […]

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Around the Diocese: May 23, 2021

Redeemer Radio launches Spoke Street FORT WAYNE — This Lent, Redeemer Radio launched its new Spoke Street website, a network of 27 podcasts aimed at aiding Catholics to grow in […]

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Lifting of the Dispensation from the Obligation of Mass

Roman Catholic Province of Indianapolis Effective 11 June 2021 The celebration of the Eucharist at Mass is the source and summit of our life and mission as Catholics. Since March […]