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Around the Diocese: October 20, 2019

Discovery of additional fetal remains brings body count to 2,411 INDIANAPOLIS — Authorities have determined that new fetal remains discovered this week in the trunk of a car in Illinois are […]

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Success through service encouraged during pastoral visit

ELKHART — On the feast day of its patron, Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades visited St. Vincent de Paul School in downtown Elkhart and encouraged kindergarten through eighth grade students to […]

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Diocesan Financial Report: 2019

Dear friends in Christ: Once again, we are publishing an accounting of the financial operations of the diocese for the fiscal year that ended June 30, 2019. As we have […]

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Around the Diocese: October 13, 2019

Indiana Knights councils launch fall membership drive CROWN POINT — Throughout the month of October, Knights of Columbus councils are conducting recruitment drives. Local councils are reaching out to parish […]

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First-class Fatima relics visit high schools

At the encouragement of the Vatican, Fatima Family Apostolate was founded by the late Father Robert J. Fox. Prior to his death, Father Fox chose John C. Preiss to carry […]

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The lies of unplanned pregnancies

By Caty Burke The words from the book of Jeremiah are familiar; they are printed on planners for new college graduates and scripted across greeting cards sent to friends going […]

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Blessing offered for renovated USF science complex

FORT WAYNE — The renovated portion of Achatz Hall of Science and John and Toni Murray Research Center was blessed and dedicated in a grand opening ceremony Wednesday, Oct. 2, […]

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Giving men the tools to find freedom in Christ

Support group. The phrase prompts images of grim faces, stuffy and dimly lit rooms, hopelessness, grief and stale coffee. Men who are led to the St. Augustine Men’s Group, however, […]

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Masses celebrated with legal communities

On the feast of St. Jerome, translator of the Bible into Latin, members of the Society of St. Thomas More and others practicing within legal community near South Bend gathered […]

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Moral wisdom and transforming obstacles

Federal Judge Amy Coney Barrett urged lawyers to view obstacles as opportunities during a speech following a Red Mass celebrated Oct. 1 at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in […]

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Called to evangelize: directors of religious education

“Go, therefore and make disciples of all nations…teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you….” (Mt 28:19) A director of religious education is first and foremost a catechist, […]

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Weekly schedule of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Sunday, October 6: 3 p.m. — Confirmation Mass, St. Patrick Church, Fort Wayne Monday, October 7: 10 a.m. — Meeting of the Bishop’s Cabinet, Archbishop Noll Catholic Center, Fort Wayne Monday, October […]