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Strzelecki wins state championship with help from saints

Bishop Dwenger High School senior Erin Strzelecki won the Indiana High School Athletic Association state cross-country meet Nov. 2. The race marked the fourth state cross-country competition of the Fort […]

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Grateful for the gift of faith

Practices of gratitude make every day Thanksgiving It’s that time of the year, when Americans post gratitude lists to social media and share what they’re thankful for with the family […]

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Around the Diocese: November 17, 2019

‘Service of the Longest Night’ ST. MEINRAD — Abbey Caskets, a work of St. Meinrad Archabbey, will host a Service of the Longest Night on Saturday, Dec. 14, at 6 […]

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Convenient grace: Profiles in the CCD/Religious Education setting

“How to Be a Great Catechist,” by Judene Leon Coon, has a chapter titled, “Putting It All Together: How to make your religion lesson a part of you and a […]

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St. Patrick, Arcola, rectory destroyed by fire

FORT WAYNE – Father Tad Balinda, pastor of St. Patrick Parish in Arcola, near Fort Wayne, was not harmed in a fire that broke out late Monday, Nov. 11, in […]

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Weekly schedule of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Sunday, November 17: 11:30 a.m. — Confirmation Mass, St. Joseph Church, LaGrange Monday, November 18: 1 p.m. — Meetings of Corporations of Diocese, Catholic Cemeteries and Saint Anne Communities, Archbishop Noll Catholic […]

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Catholic Charities of Northeast Indiana prepares to comply with executive order on refugees

Updated 12/4/2019; several points clarified. Catholic Charities of Northeast Indiana updated community representatives and partners, such as social services agencies, school districts and law enforcement, regarding federal government changes affecting […]

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Ancient prayer chains thrive amid modern technology

Prayer chains are a type of ministry recognized by the Church as consisting of a designated group of people that supports individuals within the parish or group who are in […]

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Noble County gains Right to Life chapter

In every conversation about the newly founded Noble County Right to Life chapter, the word “providential” echoes. It all started two years ago, according to core team member Lucy Papaik. […]

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Annual Bishop’s Appeal: local, visible and invisible support

“All politics is local.” A principle that guided strategists, campaign managers and candidates again this year, the adage means that in the election booth voters tend to make the choice […]

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Around the Diocese: November 10, 2019

Learning to evangelize the world Provided by Father John Korcsmar, CSC Approximately 70 parishioners from St. Michael Parish in Plymouth gathered Oct. 19 for a parish day of recollection. The […]

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Marian grads start out ahead with dual credit courses 

At Marian High School in Mishawaka, students aren’t just prepared for college. Through a partnership with Indiana University and Ivy Tech Community College, Marian offers a variety of classes that […]