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Bilingual principal a first for St. John the Evangelist School

Virginia Muñoz of Goshen has many roles — educator, wife of Deacon Giovani Muñoz, mother of six, director of religious education at St. John the Evangelist Parish in Goshen, and […]

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Father Tirabassi passes into eternal life

The South Bend parishes of St. Hedwig, Corpus Christi and Holy Family, along with the faith community of Saint Joseph High School, are mourning this week the passing of priest […]

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Teacher’s book explores 1963 MLK visit to Fort Wayne

When he was 15 years old, Christopher Elliott joined his father to watch a PBS television special on the 20th anniversary of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s 1963 “I […]

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Fifty years of service and worship

By Mary-Kate Burns Mike Mittleman’s favorite hymn is “The Servant Song,” which opens with the lines “will you let me be your servant; let me be as Christ to you.”  […]

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Father Fernandes becomes diocesan priest

  Following a brief process of incardination, Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades recently declared Father Cyril Fernandes, pastor of St. Hedwig and St. Patrick parishes in South Bend, a priest of […]

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Father Jan Klimczyk observes 40th jubilee

Father Jan Klimczyk, a retired priest currently in residence at Holy Family Parish, South Bend, observed his 40th jubilee May 17. Father Klimczyk has had the privilege of serving in […]

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Rest in Peace: July 11, 2021

Arcola Bernard Wisniewski, 88, St. Patrick Decatur Steven L. Arnold, 67, St. Mary of the Assumption Marjorie P. Shell, 85, St. Mary of the Assumption Fort Wayne Marian D. Ashman, […]

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Weekly schedule of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Sunday, July 11: 11 a.m. — Confirmation Mass, St. Henry Church, Fort Wayne Tuesday, July 13: 5 p.m. — Prayer Service for Our Lady of Victory Missionary Sisters, Victory Noll, Huntington Wednesday, […]

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Around the Diocese: July 11, 2021

Sisters of Providence celebrate jubilees ST. MARY OF THE WOODS, Ind. — Nine Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods with ties to the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend are celebrating […]

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Business leaders unite in faith through Legatus

In the sometimes-merciless business world, devout Catholic executives need a way to blend their business skills and their faith: That was the vision of Domino’s Pizza magnate Tom Monaghan when […]

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Kearns retires from diocesan finance council chair 

Jerome Kearns is a humble man, one who is pleased to have served the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend for many years, but who gives greater credit to others. His […]

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Totus Tuus teaches beauty of the faith to students in Auburn

Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades celebrated the solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul with members of the Totus Tuus ministry at Immaculate Conception Parish, Auburn, June 29. The Totus Tuus team […]