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A month-by-month spiritual guide — Saints to pray with in 2021

Each new calendar year offers a fresh start in several ways. This can be true regarding the spiritual life as well. The year 2021 is an opportunity to live one’s […]

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The Year of St. Joseph

St. Joseph, patron saint of the universal Church, is seen on the grounds of the Sisters of St. Francis of Perpetual Adoration Provincialate, Mishawaka, over the weekend following ice and […]

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#iGiveCatholic — ‘The generosity has been absolutely amazing’

No matter what difficulties a year may bring, charitable organizations still have financial needs. And although people are often generous in their giving, 2020’s Giving Tuesday made a particularly appreciated […]

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Pro-life ministry built on prayer

A year after the death of abortionist Ulrich Klopfer, a ministry group located next door to his former South Bend clinic continues its mission of saving unborn babies and caring […]

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Rest in Peace: January 3, 2021

Arcola Martha Trahin, 98, St. Patrick Steve Trahin, 74, St. Patrick Auburn Pauline Badman, 93, Immaculate Conception Decatur Bonnie J. Schultz, 72, St. Mary of the Assumption Joan C. Tinnel, […]

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Around the Diocese: January 3, 2021

March for Life Chicago coming to Fort Wayne CHICAGO — Since it’s a bit harder this year to travel to the National March for Life, March for Life Chicago is […]

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Christ our light: hope for a fearful world

Perhaps no liturgical season focuses more on hope than the season of Advent. But during the year 2020 — an unprecedented 12 months in the lives of the modern generations […]

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St. Patrick rectory blessed a year after fire

On Veterans Day in 2019, the rectory of St. Patrick Parish in Arcola burned down. Thirteen months after the destructive fire, Father Thadeus Balinda, who was unharmed in the incident, […]

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Diocese honors employees for years of service

On Monday, Dec. 21, Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades honored several employees for their years of service at a Mass for those who work for the diocese celebrated at St. Mary, […]

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‘Christmas is the feast of love’

On a dark and below-freezing Christmas Eve midnight Mass at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Fort Wayne, Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades encouraged solidarity among all men and encouraged Catholics […]

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Around the Diocese: December 27, 2020

Christmas cheer in Huntington Santa Claus visits with children at St. Mary Parish, Huntington, Dec. 12. The Huntington Knights of Columbus Council, No. 1014, organized the opportunity. Santa arrived by […]

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At Christmas in Steuben County, ‘food is love’

The churches in Steuben County will bring a bit of comfort to residents who find themselves alone on Christmas Day this year. Thanks to a collaboration between them and Caruso’s […]