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Church elects catechumens for sacraments of initiation at Rite of Election 

Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades celebrated the Rite of Election Feb. 21 at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Fort Wayne and Feb. 28 at St. Matthew Cathedral in South […]

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Weekly schedule of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Sunday, February 28: 2 p.m. — Rite of Election, St. Matthew Cathedral, South Bend Sunday, February 28: 7 p.m. — Mass, Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame Monday, March 1: 11 a.m. — Virtual Meeting […]

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Navigating the faith news media — Diocesan communications team shares tips for getting the news Catholics should know

FORT WAYNE — Too much has arguably been said the last few years about news outlets, whether local, national or international, are truly informative or fair and balanced.  No matter […]

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Come home: The Light Is On For You

Virtual interactions have become a regularity, and some Catholics are struggling to keep themselves afloat in a world where people seem so disconnected because of social distancing.  Community is a […]

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Weekly schedule of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Sunday, February 21: 9 a.m. — Mass, St. Joseph Church, Fort Wayne Sunday, February 21: 2 p.m. — Rite of Election, Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Fort Wayne Sunday, February 21: 7 p.m. — […]

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Catholic Charities leverages experience, expertise to handle potential immigration policy changes

FORT WAYNE — In an executive order Feb. 2, President Joe Biden signaled a pending shift in immigration laws and policy. The order created a task force to reunify immigrant […]

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Around the Diocese: February 21, 2021

Institute for Catholic Innovation seeks big ideas  HUNTINGTON – OSV Institute for Catholic Innovation has announced the opening of application submissions for the 2021 OSV Challenge, a multi-round entrepreneurial competition […]

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Book chronicles St. Bernard Parish history

History, once lost, cannot be rediscovered; it can only be speculated upon. So Wabash County Associate Historian Michael Thompson and St. Bernard Parish secretary Ann Unger have been working hard […]

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Make time for the Lord during Lent

The Lenten season is a time of fasting and almsgiving in repentance and preparation for the resurrection of Christ on Easter Sunday. Most Catholics are asked to fast from eating […]

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Superstars of service — Lindsay Klinker

Growing up active at St. Vincent de Paul Parish, Fort Wayne, was an intricate part of Lindsay Klinker’s faith formation.  “My parents took me and my three siblings to church […]

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Jesus gives suffering a purpose, bishop tells Marian students

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, some Marian High School students had to forego celebrating Mass in person with their bishop or having him visit their classrooms during a pastoral visit […]

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Blessed palms become ashes, symbol of repentance

A dark smudge of ashes on the forehead sets Christians apart on Ash Wednesday. Even celebrities have been seen on television marked with this visible sign of repentance. Catholics tend to […]