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‘Impelled to build community’

While ambling through the sanctuaries of most Catholic churches, one seldom ponders their beginnings and the rich stories that often accompany the founding of a parish. Most Precious Blood Catholic […]

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There’s a family feeling at Queen of Angels

On July 4, 1947, the Independence Day holiday was celebrated in and around the city of Fort Wayne with fireworks, picnics, marching bands and the flag; but there was extra-special […]

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Catholic Charities to DACA recipients: We are with you

In the wake of President Trump’s decision Tuesday, Sept. 1 to rescind DACA, or the Deferred Action for Child Arrivals Program, Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend […]

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ABA: Over 30 years of helping the diocese and parishes grow and thrive

It seems that all one hears and sees in the news lately is how diversity and differences can divide people. But what Catholics must remember are the words of St. […]

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Engage through joy, Kelly says at ZEAL

“What I know for sure,” Matthew Kelly told attendees of the ZEAL: Missionary Discipleship Summit on Saturday morning, Sept. 9, “is that you can’t catechize someone if they’re not engaged. […]

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Hoping amid adversity and relying on God: Deb Wagner

Deb Wagner uses an electric wheelchair, crutches and a walker. A member of St. Charles Borromeo Parish in Fort Wayne, she recalls how several times when she was younger, her […]

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Around the Diocese: September 10, 2017

Local rivals work together to fight hunger SOUTH BEND — Long-time rivals, Saint Joseph High School and Marian High School came together to support the St. Vincent de Paul Society […]

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100th Anniversary of Fatima Apparitions

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the apparitions of Our Lady to three shepherd children at Fatima, Portugal. The Blessed Mother appeared once each month to the children from May […]

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Bishop Rhoades issues statement concerning administration’s decision to end DACA

In response to the administration’s decision to end the DACA program, the Most Reverend Kevin C. Rhoades, Bishop of Fort Wayne-South Bend issued the following statement: “A few weeks ago, […]

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Parishes offer children’s eucharistic adoration

‘Let the children come to me’ In the Gospel of St. Matthew, one finds the story of Jesus beckoning children to come to him. He says, “Let the children come […]

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New Florida bishop ‘exemplifies’ heart of the Holy Cross order

ORLANDO, Fla. (CNS) — As the Diocese of Pensacola-Tallahassee’s sixth bishop lay prostrate on the floor of the Pensacola Bay Center, one thing in particular distinguished the episcopal candidate. His […]

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Beyond being a veteran: How one man’s continued service has transformed lives

Matted grass and dirt: This was Julius’ home. His companions? The bugs that crawled beside him. His possessions? A scooter used to get around and whatever clothes he managed to […]