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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 29, 2021: Deacon Drew Clary, C.S.C., to diaconal ministry at St. Adalbert […]

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Special collection for Haiti

You have undoubtedly seen in the news the devastating effects of the recent earthquake in Haiti, followed by further devastation from Tropical Storm Grace. The people of Haiti are suffering, […]

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Teens receive the Lord at stateside World Youth Day

Hundreds of high school students from across the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend gathered for a stateside World Youth Day celebration at the Lincoln Financial Pavilion in Headwaters Park, Fort […]

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Black Madonna mural dedicated, blessed

A prayer of blessing is prayed by Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades before sprinkling holy water on a mural of the Black Madonna during an ecumenical prayer service in Fort Wayne […]

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St. Louis, Besancon Parish marks 175-year anniversary

St. Louis, Besancon Parish in New Haven celebrated its 175-year anniversary Sunday, Aug. 22, three days before the feast of their patron saint.  After St. Louis pastor Father Louis Fowoyo […]

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Next Step Learning invests in diocesan students

Some children find it easy to become readers. For others, it’s much more of a struggle. Letter sounds and simple sight words don’t stick in their minds, and comprehending what […]

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Gifted and Sent Ministries brings inspiration and empowerment to parishes

Gifted and Sent Ministries conducted a four-part event in the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend at St. Catherine Nix Settlement in Columbia City Aug. 22. Gifted and Sent Ministries is […]

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Around the Diocese: August 22, 2021

Sister Katherine Frazier, OP, renews vows WESTCHESTER, Ill. – Sister Katherine Frazier, OP, renewed her vows with the Adrian Dominican Sisters for three years during a Vespers service Aug. 1 […]

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Catholic liberal education — Helping students use ‘intellectual knowledge and opinion and develop wisdom’

New methods, new styles and new ways to reach students, and especially to teach the Catholic faith, are crucial in a faith-filled education. To that end, a group of educators […]

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Fortin answers call to service in the diaconate 

          *Please see important update at the end of this article. Dedication to the Eucharist and devotion to the Blessed Mother have helped seminarian LeeAllen Fortin […]

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Supporting those harmed by the Church

Fort Wayne counseling initiative hopes to help in the healing after sexual abuse It has been nearly two decades since the Church confronted the unspeakable pain of childhood sexual abuse […]

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Indiana pro-lifers lament ruling but say fight to save unborn undeterred

INDIANAPOLIS (CNS) — A U.S. District Court judge placed a permanent injunction Aug. 10 on several Indiana pro-life laws, including those that required physicians examine patients in person before performing […]