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Offertories, parish communication set off on new paths during COVID-19

As Catholics in the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend enter a seventh week of suspension of public Masses, worshipping from living rooms and home offices is the new normal. Unfortunately, […]

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Fort Wayne-area Vincentians mobilize network of solutions

FORT WAYNE — The needs of families and the poor during the COVID-19 pandemic are being eased by multiple St. Vincent de Paul Society conferences, parishes and suppliers in the […]

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Giving God the control — Evaluating priorities as wedding plans change amid pandemic

Wedding dress chosen, venue booked, invitations sent out. All the tiny details were neatly arranged, until COVID-19 unraveled the carefully made plans. Brides and grooms in the Diocese of Fort […]

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Canceled baby shower garners donations for Women’s Care Center

The intentions were good. The Mom’s Group at St. John the Evangelist Parish in Goshen wanted to host a baby shower in honor of the Blessed Virgin Mary on the […]

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Around the Diocese: April 26, 2020

Annual Women’s Care Center Golf Classic postponed FORT WAYNE — John Tippmann, Sr. and Don McArdle, co-chairmen of the annual Women’s Care Center Golf Outing at Sycamore Hills Golf Club, […]

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‘God knew I needed this little extra time’

While the customary joy of entrance into full communion with the Church has been postponed for the present time, some candidates have been able to receive this additional period of […]

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Daughters of Isabella DePaul Circle 434 looking to grow

The Daughters of Isabella group at St. Vincent de Paul Parish in Elkhart is called DePaul Circle 434 and was formed over 90 years ago, according to Local Regent Nancy […]

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Seminarians’ website helps families build domestic church

In the early Church, worship was held in the home. During the Protestant Reformation, when countries like England outlawed Catholicism, devout Catholics had to learn how to maintain their faith […]

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New ministry allows women to focus on vocational discernment

A new ministry is unfolding in Fort Wayne for women discerning God’s calling for their life: the Franciscan Vocation House. Women between the ages of 18 and 40 who are […]

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Alleluia, He is risen!

Catholics across the diocese celebrated Holy Week in a new way. Here are some glimpses at livestreams and other Masses depicted in photos. Chrism Mass on Holy Thursday Click here […]

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Works of mercy lived by many during pandemic

All human lives have dignity, according to Catholic teaching, even in the midst of a crisis situation, and they are deserving of respect. Catholic service organizations practice both corporal and […]

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Raising adults begins at the crib

When Sister Deborah Davis, PHJC, explains to parents in the Systematic Training for Effective Parenting class that “to raise adults, one needs to start at the crib,” she often observes […]