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Thanksgiving — A Catholic holiday?

This article was updated  Nov. 17, 2020, to correct an error in the second paragraph. British writer and Catholic philosopher G.K. Chesterton is quoted as saying: “The worst moment for […]

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White Mass for health care workers celebrated

Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades celebrated the annual White Mass for health care workers at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Fort Wayne, the evening of Oct. 27. The Catholic Medical […]

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Around the Diocese: November 8, 2020

Diocesan plans to attend March for Life canceled FORT WAYNE — The Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend, out of an abundance of caution for the safety of the participants, has […]

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COVID-19 brings together priest, students — over theology

When it comes to educating young people on the truths of the Catholic faith, who better to teach them than someone who has spent years steeped in the faith? St. […]

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Is it me? — Parishioners look into their racism ‘blind spot’

By Brian Lewis For three Thursdays in October, a group of parishioners at St. Pius X in Granger gathered to discuss racism. The conversation centered around questions that included, “What […]

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Catholic Charities launches Share the Warmth of Christmas Appeal to aid those affected by COVID-19 and others in need

FORT WAYNE — Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Fort Wayne — South Bend announced Oct. 27 its Share the Warmth of Christmas Appeal to aid those affected by COVID-19 and others […]

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A school for holiness in South Bend

Bishop dedicates Christ the King addition on All Saints’ Day “This is such an appropriate day for me to come here to Christ the King to bless the beautiful new addition […]

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Parishes commemorate All Souls’ Day

All Souls’ Day on Nov. 2 — often overshadowed by the holy day of obligation that immediately precedes it, All Saints’ Day — has a rich and important history of […]

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Memorial of St. Katharina Kasper added to diocesan calendar 

The canonization of Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ foundress Maria Katharina Kasper in 2018 was an occasion of great joy in the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend, especially at the congregation’s motherhouse in Donaldson. There is rejoicing again this […]

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Sisters of St. Francis of Perpetual Adoration celebrate jubilees

MISHAWAKA — The Sisters of St. Francis of Perpetual Adoration recently honored six of their sisters who are celebrating jubilees of 75, 60 and 50 years of religious life. The […]

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Right to Life Michiana goes virtual with Catholic convert keynote

Like so many things this year, the Right to Life Michiana banquet went virtual on Oct. 22 with pre-recorded segments shown on YouTube and Facebook. Executive Director Jackie Appleman spoke […]

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Auburn police officer ‘owns’ Catholic faith on job

A police officer has an obligation to protect and serve; a Catholic has an obligation to proclaim Jesus Christ to the world. Sometimes the two meet, such as in the […]