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Seminarians on the way to the diaconate

  View the livestream of the ordination here. Sometimes vocations are chosen. Other times vocations choose us. These five men have determined that the vocation of priest is the one […]

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Memories bittersweet as Franciscan friars recall 91 years in Steuben County 

The friars soon will be gone, but the men’s caring spirit will live on at St. Anthony of Padua Parish in Angola.  The Conventual Franciscan Friars of Our Lady of […]

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Residents participate in city-wide church tour

Residents of Fort Wayne participated in the First Annual Sanctuaries and Stained Glass Tour on Sunday, May 15.  Participants had the opportunity to explore a number of churches and Christian […]

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Rest in Peace: May 15, 2022

Fort Wayne Sharon Clark, 84, St. Jude Yvonne Hyndman, 91, St. Vincent de Paul Rosalie Naltner, 86, St. Vincent de Paul Notre Dame Sister Mary Jane Honan, CSC, 99, Saint […]

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Weekly schedule of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Monday, May 16: 11:15 a.m. – “You Can Lend a Hand” Luncheon, Grand Wayne Center, Fort Wayne Monday, May 16: 2:30 p.m. – Meeting of Seminary Review Board, Archbishop Noll […]

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Local churches, ministries exemplify pro-life conviction in actions

The idea that those in the pro-life movement are only interested in babies before they are born and care nothing for them afterward is patently false, as evidenced by the […]

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‘O Beautiful Mother’ honors Mary, all mothers

The sun was shining high in the sky and drying the wetness off the grass on Saturday, May 7. Purple henbits and yellow dandelions popped up bright in the green […]

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Statement from Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

The Upcoming Supreme Court Decision in Dobbs Case  The draft opinion of the Supreme Court case of Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, leaked last week, has generated angry protests […]

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We introduce the Class of 2022

All students work hard to finish their high school careers with high marks. Some however rise to the top of their classes and become valedictorians and salutatorians. Here are those […]

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Weekly schedule of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Tuesday, May 10: 3:30 p.m. – Meeting of Indiana Bishops, Indianapolis Wednesday, May 11: 9 a.m. – Mass and Meeting of Indiana Catholic Conference, Indianapolis Wednesday, May 11: 7 p.m. […]

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Rest in Peace: May 8, 2022

Bristol Kenneth G. Ernsberger II, 78, St. Mary of the Annunciation Fort Wayne David W. Tomlinson, 76, St. Vincent de Paul Huntington Pauline C. Blocker, 95, SS. Peter and Paul […]

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Montessori style of catechizing Catholic youth

“Let the children come to me, and do not prevent them; for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these.” – Matthew 19:13-15 Many Catholics began their faith education […]