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Around the Diocese: March 12, 2017

Seminarians receive ministry of acolyte  ROME — On Feb. 26, His Excellency the Most Reverend David Kagan, Bishop of Bismarck, N.D., conferred the Ministry of Acolyte, in the Chapel of […]

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Diocese participates in gathering of faith, social justice leaders

Local faith leaders participated in the first U.S. convening of the World Meeting of Popular Movements Feb. 16-19. Representatives of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend traveled to Modesto, Calif., […]

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Around the Diocese: March 5, 2017

St. John the Evangelist donation GOSHEN — John Shafer, founder of Michiana Five for the Homeless, accepted a donation from Susan Woolley, representing St. John the Evangelist Church in Goshen, […]

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Preparations underway for first communion across the diocese

Gift ideas for first communicants St. Martin de Porres students prepare for first Communion At St. Martin de Porres in Syracuse — a lake community parish whose attendance swells significantly […]

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In MY diocese: St. Pius X, Granger and St. Adalbert, South Bend

Click here for St. Adalbert Former St. Joseph’s Farm became St. Pius X Parish  Just after crossing the state line from Michigan to Indiana, one comes across a parish that […]

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Around the Diocese: February 26, 2017

Schools reach out to SJC students The University of Saint Francis, Fort Wayne, and Marian University in Indianapolis are among the area colleges and universities reaching out to help those […]

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The Light Is On For You announced for diocese

The Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend will again this year host a special Lenten opportunity to obtain the sacrament of reconciliation. In addition to the penance services that will be […]

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Around the Diocese: February 19, 2017

The work of the church: Near East and beyond SOUTH BEND — Christopher Kennedy and Norma Intriago of the Catholic Near East Welfare Association will speak at St. Jude Parish […]

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Around the Diocese: February 12, 2017

Father McAlear Ministry of Hope and Healing FORT WAYNE — Father Mark Gurtner and Our Lady of Good Hope Parish will welcome Father Richard McAlear, OMI, for an evening of […]

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Exhibit of papal visits to the Holy Land to open in Fort Wayne

A pictorial exhibit of 44 historic images depicting stirring scenes as well as quiet, intimate moments during papal visits to the Holy Land from 1964 to 2014 will soon be […]

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All-Schools Mass: ‘We are all called to be Good Samaritans’

The annual Fort Wayne-area All-Schools Mass held on Thursday, Oct. 27, at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum drew more than 3,000 students from area Catholic elementary schools. The celebrant […]

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New chapel to be crowning jewel of USF campus

A new free-standing chapel, “the crowning jewel of the campus,” will soon be constructed at the University of Saint Francis, Fort Wayne, said Sister Elise Kriss, OSF, president. “It has […]