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Pro-life victories at Statehouse could have national implications

The Indiana General Assembly’s passage of two major pro-life bills represents a “milestone moment” that not only will save the lives of unborn children in the state but possibly lead […]

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Diocesan policy on reporting incidents of child abuse or neglect

FORT WAYNE — The Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend shares the conviction of Indiana legal authorities, all concerned adults and the Church that every effort should and must be made […]

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Weekly schedule for Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Sunday, April 14: 9 a.m. — Palm Sunday Mass, St. Matthew Cathedral, South Bend Monday, April 15: 7:30 p.m. — Chrism Mass, St. Matthew Cathedral, South Bend  Tuesday, April 16: 7:30 p.m. — […]

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Around the Diocese: April 14, 2019

Spirituality of St. Katharina Kasper program DONALDSON — Join Sister Germaine Hustedde, PHJC, on Tuesday, May 7, for a day program on the spirituality of St. Katharina Kasper, foundress of the […]

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Holy Week and Easter Mass times with Bishop Rhoades

Palm Sunday SOUTH BEND: Palm Sunday Mass at St. Matthew Cathedral on Sunday, April 14, at 9 a.m. Chrism Mass SOUTH BEND: Chrism Mass at St. Matthew Cathedral on Monday, […]

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The Pontifical Good Friday Collection

Dear Friends in Christ: During Holy Week, the Gospel readings come to life in a special way as we gather to celebrate the life, death and resurrection of Jesus. The […]

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Faith fortifies Rwandan refugee community

Twenty-fifth anniversary of genocide approaches On April 7, 1994, Rwanda’s Hutu militia began systematically slaughtering members of the Tutsi tribe. Three months later, over a million Rwandans, mostly Tutsis, were […]

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Weekly schedule of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Sunday, April 7: 4 p.m. — Confirmation Mass, St. Patrick Church, Ligonier Monday, April 8: 10 a.m. — Meeting of the Bishop’s Cabinet, Archbishop Noll Center, Fort Wayne Tuesday, April 9: 7 p.m. — Confirmation […]

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Rest in Peace: April 7, 2019

Fort Wayne Virginia Ackerman, 86, St. Charles Borromeo Martin Tierney, 83, St. Jude Helen Marie Shank, 94, St. John the Baptist Margaret Donovan, 59, St. Charles Borromeo Herman Wissing, 90, […]

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Assisted-suicide legislation stalls in Indiana

Efforts to legalize physician-assisted suicide once again have failed in Indiana, but the Catholic Church and other pro-life advocates vow to remain vigilant as the practice continues to gain momentum […]

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Chrism Masses in the diocese

The oils of Sacred Chrism, catechumens and the sick will be blessed, and clergy of the diocese will renew their priestly promises, at the following public Masses. Monday, April 15 […]

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We need to talk: Why children need to hear from the Church about abuse prevention

By Elizabeth A. Heidt Kozisek In the years since the first Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People was established by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, there […]