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St. Dominic Hispanic community commemorates Christ’s passion

The Spanish-speaking community of St. Dominic Parish in Bremen gathered Good Friday evening for the commemoration of Christ’s passion.  After the Liturgy of the Word, including John’s account of the […]

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‘The start of the triduum: Holy Thursday Mass’

In a socially distant yet standing room-only church, Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades offered the sacrifice of the most holy Eucharist at St. Matthew Cathedral, South Bend, on the evening of […]

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‘He has been raised; He is not here’

The following is the text of the homily of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades during the Easter Vigil at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception April 3.  This is a most […]

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Rest in Peace: April 4, 2021

Fort Wayne Robert L. Deck, 82, St. Vincent de Paul Arlin Filler, 91, St. Charles Borromeo John D. Gomez, 74, Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception Diane Hostetler, 71, St. Charles […]

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Annunciation Women’s Discernment House blessed by Bishop Rhoades

Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades blesses the Annunciation Women’s Discernment House in Fort Wayne March 25. The house is a ministry of the Confraternity of Penitents.  Attendees pray during the blessing. […]

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Weekly schedule for Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Monday, April 5: 7 p.m. — Confirmation Mass, St. Mary of the Assumption Church, Decatur Tuesday, April 6: 7 p.m. — Confirmation Mass, St. Joseph Church, Bluffton Wednesday, April 7: 7 p.m. — […]

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Baby shower for Mary, mother of the Lord

A few mothers and grandmothers from the Moms Group at St. John the Evangelist Parish, Goshen, gathered to pray the rosary before a March 27 baby shower in honor of […]

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Armor of God retreats inspire men to be mission-focused spiritual warriors

Although the current pandemic has brought many spiritual and social challenges, God’s grace remains deeply present and accessible for those searching after Him. In the face of countless events that […]

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Priest’s witness enhances understanding of worldwide Church

The universality of the Church unites Catholics all over the world, be they in the U.S., Africa or elsewhere. Forms of worship may appear slightly different throughout the world, but […]

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Black Catholic poet shares experience in verse

Poetry is often a personal expression of one’s life – his or her emotions, experiences and worldview. For a South Bend man, poetry has become an expression of his faith […]

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Plenary indulgence offered on Divine Mercy Sunday

FORT WAYNE — Through private revelation to St. Faustina, Jesus revealed, “I want to grant a complete pardon to the souls that will go to Confession and receive Holy Communion […]

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‘Hosanna in the highest’: Palm Sunday

“Today, Palm Sunday, we begin Holy Week with our minds and our hearts lifted up to the Lord, focusing on the great event of our salvation: the Passion, Death and […]