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Challenges arise for Annual Bishop’s Appeal at halfway mark

FORT WAYNE — The Annual Bishop’s Appeal is about halfway through the collection season, and of the reporting 83 parishes or oratories, 59 have achieved or exceeded their parish goal. […]

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Priest appointment

The Most Reverend Kevin C. Rhoades, Bishop of Fort Wayne-South Bend, has made the following appointment: Reverend Brian Ching, C.S.C., to Rector, Basilica of the Sacred Heart, Notre Dame, effective […]

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Rekindle the Fire sheds light on men’s challenges, responses

A record-setting attendance of about 1,120 men and a lineup of nationally recognized speakers helped make the Feb. 16 diocesan “Rekindle the Fire” conference, which took place in South Bend, […]

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Around the Diocese: February 17, 2019

Celebrating Black History Month McGrath Institute for Church Life to be honored at NCEA NOTRE DAME — The McGrath Institute for Church Life at the University of Notre Dame will receive a 2019 […]

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Senate bill aims to modernize program for families in poverty

The year was 1988. In world news, the Iron Curtain was on the verge of collapsing. The World Wide Web was first discussed as a concept. “Rain Man” topped the […]

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Bishop outlines past, present and future of sexual abuse crisis

A series of informal conversations about Catholicism among young adults took a somber, though energetic and ultimately hopeful turn Feb. 5 when Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades attended Theology on Tap […]

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Crucifix brings its holy history to men’s conference

The Rekindle the Fire Diocesan Men’s Conference annually encourages participants to live out their Catholic faith with passion and authenticity. This one-day retreat, which also calls men to a deeper […]

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Teens discern vocations at stateside World Youth Day celebration

Bishop Dwenger High School, Fort Wayne, hosted a stateside World Youth Day celebration this past weekend, Feb. 8-9. Teens from all corners of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend turned […]

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Bill would protect conscience rights of health care professionals

As a family practice physician and a devout Catholic, Andrew Mullally runs a medical office that is unabashedly pro-life. That’s why prospective patients are told up-front what he and his […]

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Diocesan schools train teachers in suicide prevention

Any guess on the second-leading cause of death for people ages 10-34 in the U.S.? Surprisingly, suicide. Pam Schena, guidance counselor at Holy Family and St. John the Baptist schools […]

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The graces of a pilgrimage

Pilgrims from the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend were among 600,000 people gathered together for the Vigil of the Pope in Panama on Saturday, Jan. 26. During the vigil, pilgrims […]

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Assisi Young Adult Conference will encourage spiritual growth, networking

A Catholic young adult can sometimes feel isolated. Friends may have drifted away from practicing their faith. At Mass, families and older adults may fill the pews. Catholic young adults are […]