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New ministry calls Father Ramenaden back to Sri Lanka

“Retirement” is not in Father Bernard Ramenaden’s vocabulary, but “returning” is. The Benedictine priest and monk, who has been pastor of St. Gaspar del Bufalo Parish in Rome City for […]

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PHJC sister elected general superior

DERNBACH, Germany — Sister Judith Diltz, PHJC, was elected general superior of the Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ Congregation in Dernbach, Germany, on May 14. The international congregation of women […]

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Dr. Joseph Brettnacher, former Marian High School principal, appointed superintendent of Catholic schools

FORT WAYNE — Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades announced May 28 the appointment of Joseph Brettnacher, Ph.D., as superintendent of Catholic schools for the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend. Brettnacher recently […]

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Diocese celebrates with joy ordination of Fathers Arroyo, St. Louis, Niezer

Click here for more photos from Nate Proulx Click here for more photos from Joshua Schipper “God is blessing our diocese today in giving us these three deacons, Spenser, José […]

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Priest assignments

The Most Reverend Kevin C. Rhoades, Bishop of Fort Wayne-South Bend, has made the following assignments of priests, effective June 18, 2019: Reverend Jose Arroyo to Parochial Vicar, St. John […]

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Additional priest assignments

The Most Reverend Kevin C. Rhoades, Bishop of Fort Wayne-South Bend, has made the following assignments of priests, effective June 18, 2019: Reverend Sunday Ojodunileka Akuh, to Parochial Vicar, Holy […]

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Three to be ordained to priesthood June 1

Three deacons from the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend will be ordained to the priesthood on Saturday June 1.  Spenser St. Louis José Arroyo Acevedo Daniel Niezer The Mass of […]

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Around the Diocese: May 26, 2019

Ancilla College celebrates 52nd graduating class DONALDSON — Ancilla College graduated its 52nd class in school history on Saturday, May 4, at Ancilla Domini Chapel. State Rep. Jack Jordan addressed […]

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Two lay down lives to imitate Christ in Sacred Order of the Diaconate

Click here for more photos by John Martin and Nate Proulx “Our diocese rejoices today that these two young men, Daniel and Stephen, are being ordained as deacons of the […]

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Pentecost collection needs your support

Dear Friends in Christ, In this season of Easter, we are living the encounter with Our Risen Lord not only as something of the past, but in the present communion […]

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Deacon assignments

The Most Reverend Kevin C. Rhoades, Bishop of Fort Wayne-South Bend, has made the following assignments of transitional deacons for the summer of 2019: Deacon Stephen Felicichia to diaconal ministry […]

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Deacon Daniel McShane to be ordained to priesthood in Illinois

PEORIA, Ill. — Deacon Daniel McShane will be ordained a priest for the Diocese of Peoria during a 10:30 a.m. Mass celebrated by Bishop Daniel R. Jenky, CSC, at St. […]