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Weekly schedule for Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Sunday, May 23: 11 a.m. — Commencement Ceremony, University of Notre Dame Sunday, May 23: 5 p.m. — Confirmation Mass, St. Adalbert Church, South Bend Monday, May 24: 10 a.m. — Meeting of […]

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Congratulations, Class of 2021

Today’s Catholic would like to congratulate all the Catholic school graduates of the Class of 2021. Read about the valedictorians and salutatorians below. Bishop Luers High School Bishop Dwenger High […]

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Totus Tuus: Summer catechetical program expands in diocese

In only its third year within the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend, Totus Tuus, a weeklong summer catechetical program, is spreading from one parish in the Fort Wayne area to […]

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Hellinger eager to ‘live out the vocation’

It was early in life that Mark Hellinger, who will be ordained to the diaconate May 22, first felt the call to the priesthood: Probably too early to guarantee a […]

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Isenbarger ‘ready to get to work’ as deacon

Baseball and marriage seemed to lie in Brian Isenbarger’s future, until several years ago God tapped him on the shoulder and sent him in a different direction.  Isenbarger attended St. […]

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Let the children lead

“In 1917, Jesus saw a world that was suffering. Out of great love, He sent His mother to earth with a message: ‘pray the rosary every day to obtain peace […]

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Around the Diocese: May 16, 2021

Leach honored with American Heritage Girls award FORT WAYNE — In April, St. Vincent de Paul American Heritage Girls Troop IN3712 presented Magdalene Leach, 18, of Fort Wayne, with the […]

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Days of reflection, retreat helps students focus on faith

High school students in the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend participate in annual retreats and days of reflection organized by their schools’ pastoral ministry offices. During this school year, however, […]

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Superstars of service — Kelly Coyle

The oldest of four, Kelly Coyle grew up on the southwest side of Fort Wayne. She was baptized in the chapel at the University of Dayton, where her father was […]

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Retirement is next step in grace-filled vocation

One year shy of 50 years in the priesthood, Father William Sullivan will bid farewell to the active ministry. That’s not to say that he wasn’t honored when the parish […]

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Faithful foundation leads to 37-year ministry

Father Stephen Colchin believes that the longer a priest serves at a parish, the more he is able to deepen his relationship with his parishioners and their families and truly […]

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Struggle, perseverance, formation mark 2nd graduating class since COVID

The pandemic and protocols that came with it brought about unexpected frustrations as well as unity and renewed faith for graduates of diocesan high schools and colleges, and the spring […]