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Catholic questions, answered

FORT WAYNE — A Catholic Answers-style question-and-answer session at St. Vincent de Paul Parish in Fort Wayne July 22 provoked sometimes entertaining, sometimes deeply philosophical discussions about Church teaching, the […]

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Annual Bishop’s Appeal allows diocese to spread light of God’s love

FORT WAYNE — “The Annual Bishop’s Appeal is an opportunity for all of us to participate in the Church’s mission in ‘Spreading the Light of God’s Love,’” said Bishop Kevin […]

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Priest appointment

The Most Reverend Kevin C. Rhoades, Bishop of Fort Wayne-South Bend, has made the following appointment, effective August 3, 2020: Reverend John Conley, C.S.C., to Pastor, Sacred Heart Parish, Notre […]

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‘This is what I seek’

Sisters of St. Francis make perpetual profession of  vows In a Spirit-filled Mass at the St. Francis Convent in Mishawaka Aug. 2, two young women professed their perpetual vows as […]

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Youths renewed on Blessed Solanus Casey canoe trip

Bridging the social distance A light spatter of warm rain only seemed to add to the joyful normalcy of a youth group canoe trip through the Salamonie Reservoir in Andrews […]

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Indiana bishops release statement on the dispensation from the obligation of Sunday Mass attendance

The Catholic bishops throughout the Province of Indianapolis, which is comprised of the Archdiocese of Indianapolis and the dioceses of Gary, Evansville, Fort Wayne-South Bend and Lafayette, have extended the […]

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St. John family seeks out graces of sacraments

Michael and Amber Mascola admit they have not always practiced the Catholic faith, but over the past few months — since joining St. John the Evangelist Parish in Goshen — […]

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Expressing love for the Eucharist

Let’s face it. The COVID-19 pandemic has affected not only the physical, mental and emotional health of everyone in the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend, it has deeply affected their […]

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Conflict in Nigeria close to hearts of missionary priests

The past five years have brought heartbreaking news out of Nigeria. A study done by the International Society for Civil Liberties and the Rule of Law found that in 2020 […]

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Teens told ‘Be not afraid’ at parish mission retreat

Mission and more on their minds (This article was updated July 23, 2020, to reflect correct identifications in photo captions.) Twenty-six teens from the youth group at St. Jude Parish […]

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Overwhelming generosity displayed for seminarian education

The Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend has a vocation concern, but not the one most people might think of. In fact, the number of young men seeking priestly vocations is […]

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Around the Diocese: July 26, 2020

Saint Joseph High School receives 2020 Views On Learning Technology Innovation Grant SOUTH BEND — Saint Joseph High School earned a 2020 Views On Learning Technology Innovation Grant after the […]