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Redeemer Radio ‘Doctor, Doctor’ show picked up by EWTN

Broadcasters love to report on “medical breakthroughs,” but the Catholic radio station serving the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend has made a breakthrough of its own — spreading new insights […]

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Around the Diocese: June 9, 2019

A Brush with God icon retreat DONALDSON – Lindenwood Retreat and Conference Center welcomes back Father Peter Pearson, who will lead an icon workshop/retreat July 28 to Aug. 2. Check-in […]

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Troops of St. George seeks to inspire, equip holy men

By Benjamin Becker The parish bumper stickers say it’s “Fort Wayne’s Best Kept Secret,” and for many people it just might be. In Fort Wayne’s only traditional Latin Mass parish, […]

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New ministry calls Father Ramenaden back to Sri Lanka

“Retirement” is not in Father Bernard Ramenaden’s vocabulary, but “returning” is. The Benedictine priest and monk, who has been pastor of St. Gaspar del Bufalo Parish in Rome City for […]

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Our Lady of Good Hope altar dedicated, renovations blessed on 50th anniversary

Click here for more photos by John Martin. Long-awaited by Our Lady of Good Hope’s 964 families, significant renovations to the Fort Wayne parish are nearly complete. A $2.6 million […]

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PHJC sister elected general superior

DERNBACH, Germany — Sister Judith Diltz, PHJC, was elected general superior of the Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ Congregation in Dernbach, Germany, on May 14. The international congregation of women […]

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Dr. Joseph Brettnacher, former Marian High School principal, appointed superintendent of Catholic schools

FORT WAYNE — Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades announced May 28 the appointment of Joseph Brettnacher, Ph.D., as superintendent of Catholic schools for the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend. Brettnacher recently […]

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Diocese celebrates with joy ordination of Fathers Arroyo, St. Louis, Niezer

Click here for more photos from Nate Proulx Click here for more photos from Joshua Schipper “God is blessing our diocese today in giving us these three deacons, Spenser, José […]

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Priest assignments

The Most Reverend Kevin C. Rhoades, Bishop of Fort Wayne-South Bend, has made the following assignments of priests, effective June 18, 2019: Reverend Jose Arroyo to Parochial Vicar, St. John […]

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Additional priest assignments

The Most Reverend Kevin C. Rhoades, Bishop of Fort Wayne-South Bend, has made the following assignments of priests, effective June 18, 2019: Reverend Sunday Ojodunileka Akuh, to Parochial Vicar, Holy […]

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St. Charles Lwanga and companions, the 22 Ugandan martyrs

The week leading up to June 3, Catholic faithful from dioceses in Uganda and surrounding countries begin long journeys to the shrine of the martyrs St. Charles Lwanga and his […]

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Sharing the journey of holiness to heaven

The popular saying, “It’s not the destination, it’s the journey!” didn’t consider the Taylors. The Catholic couple recently celebrated 25 years of marriage and know well that it is both […]