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Around the Diocese: February 14, 2021

OSV Institute for Catholic Innovation launched HUNTINGTON – In an ongoing effort to answer St. Pope John Paul II’s call for a New Evangelization that is new in its ardor, […]

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Enter intentionally into Lent: three guides

Three new books published by Our Sunday Visitor offer distinct ways to turn away from the busyness and challenges of daily life and enter into the penitential season of Lent […]

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Celebrating the feast of St. Katharina Kasper, PHJC foundress

Beatified in 1978 and canonized in 2018, St. Katharina Kasper’s life mission was joyful, loving service to God’s children, especially the poor and the underserved.  The Poor Handmaids of Jesus […]

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Parish music minister to compose melodic retirement

The soundtrack of Jim Didier’s life is liturgical.  For six decades, worshippers at two Fort Wayne parishes have drawn closer to the Lord through the vocation of the musician, vocalist […]

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Beyond ‘I do’: helping couples plan for a lifetime of marriage

St. John Chrysostom once wrote about society that “there is nothing which so welds our life together as the love of man and wife.” Throughout the ages following the life […]

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Tips to improve marriages center on prayer

Keeping God at the center of a couple’s marriage is a tip agreed on by local Catholic marriage experts. In honor of National Marriage Week Feb. 7-14, Today’s Catholic asked […]

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Weekly schedule for Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Sunday, February 7: 10 a.m. — Mass, St. Aloysius Church, Yoder Monday, February 8: 10 a.m. — Meeting of the Bishop’s Cabinet, Archbishop Noll Center, Fort Wayne Monday, February 8: 12 p.m. — Virtual […]

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World Day of the Sick — For priests, pandemic increases ministry’s urgency, danger

World Day of the Sick is Feb. 11. Visiting the sick is one of the seven corporal works of mercy. In ordinary times, parish priests, deacons and lay eucharistic ministers […]

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Pro-life enthusiasm outshines cold, pandemic

Students from Marian High School, Mishawaka, and Christ the King and St. Matthew Cathedral parishes in South Bend, as well as homeschooled students, attended a Mass offered to “pray for […]

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‘We love to be around students’ — Teachers as glad as students to be back at school

Coming back to school in the fall was a dream come true for many teachers across the Fort Wayne – South Bend diocese. Getting back to in-person instruction was something […]

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The Catholic school value proposition: faith and family

There is power in a community pulling together to bring love, comfort and support to those of its members who are hurting and in need. Bethany Dick has witnessed this […]

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Faith and resilience — Mitigation strategies provided framework for fall

The beginning of this school year looked a lot different than in years past. The pandemic made it difficult to return to the classroom, but pastors, administrators and staff were […]