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Seven Sisters Apostolate offers prayers for priests, bishops

Every Friday afternoon, Tammie Schenkel enters the Blessed Sacrament Chapel at Fort Wayne’s St. Vincent de Paul Church. While her 11-month-old daughter naps in the stroller, Schenkel spends an hour […]

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Day of Prayer and Penance unites diocese with the Sacred Heart of Jesus

Throughout the Old Testament, the chosen people of God repeatedly turned away from His love and fell into sin. In order to return to right relationship with the Lord and […]

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Diocese publishes amended list of credibly accused priests

FORT WAYNE — The Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend has published an amended list of the priests and deacons who have been credibly accused of sexual abuse of a minor. […]

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Around the Diocese: October 7, 2018

Red Mass planned for South Bend SOUTH BEND — A Red Mass is a celebration for lawyers, judges and civil government officials. It is a renewal of a tradition in […]

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White Mass celebrated on feast of Sts. Cosmas and Damian

More than 50 members of the medical community gathered Sept. 26 at St. Pius X Church, Granger, to celebrate a White Mass, which honors those who work in the health […]

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Support available for poor prenatal diagnoses

MISHAWAKA — Miriam’s Blessing is a diocesan ministry designed to provide comprehensive support to parents who receive a difficult prenatal diagnosis. It may be the detection of a chronic condition […]

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Spenser St. Louis ordained to diaconate

ROME — On Thursday, Sept. 27, 40 seminarians from the Pontifical North American College were ordained to the diaconate during a celebration of the Eucharist. Cardinal Daniel DiNardo, Archbishop of […]

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Red Masses planned in Fort Wayne, South Bend

A Red Mass is a celebration for lawyers, judges and civil government officials. It is a renewal of a tradition in which God’s blessing is asked on all those who […]

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Around the Diocese: September 30, 2018

USF to celebrate feast of St. Francis of Assisi FORT WAYNE — The University of Saint Francis will celebrate the feast of its patron saint, Francis of Assisi, with three […]

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The annulment process in practice: Mary’s story

Soul-searching. Uncomfortable. Difficult. The words used to describe the annulment process, by people who have gone through it, are gloomy. How could they not be? The process of determining the […]

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World Youth Day pilgrims prepare for the journey

Less than four months remain until young people across the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend embark on not only a physical pilgrimage to Panama, for World Youth Day, but a […]

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Diocesan Day of Prayer and Penance devotions

A Prayer for Healing and Purification of the Church Prayed by then-Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger at the Stations of the Cross at the Colosseum in Rome on Good Friday, 2005. Through […]