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‘Like dying and going to heaven’ 

Couples blessed at wedding jubilee Mass Around two dozen married couples celebrating their 25th, 40th, 50th and 60th wedding jubilees were recognized and blessed at a wedding anniversary Mass celebrated […]

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Rieger calls 60 years of music ministry a blessing and privilege

There’s been an irrefutable “sound of silence” in the sacred liturgy at St. Therese Parish in Fort Wayne since Aug. 9 when Beverly Rieger retired after seven years as music […]

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Weekly schedule of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Sunday, September 20: 10 a.m. — Wedding Anniversary Mass, Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Fort Wayne Monday, September 21: 10 a.m. — Meeting of the Bishop’s Cabinet, Archbishop Noll Center, Fort Wayne […]

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Rest in Peace: September 20, 2020

Decatur Joseph T. Loshe, 89, St. Mary of the Assumption Fort Wayne John D. Blevins, Sr., 71, St. Vincent de Paul Rozanne Hefty, 86, St. Charles Borromeo John Sandor, 71, […]

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Around the Diocese: September 20, 2020

Ashe receives Making Democracy Work Award NOTRE DAME — Cheryl Ashe, activist, organizer, leader, librarian, communicator and educator, is the winner of a local 2020 Making Democracy Work Award. The […]

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Superstars of service: Brittany Tull

Ministry with youth — This year’s catechetical theme, offered by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, “I received from the Lord what I also handed on to you,” is a […]

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New homeless shelter focused on boosting women’s self-respect

Ending homelessness is about more than giving a person a bed for the night, say two members of the board of directors of St. Joseph Missions. It is about lifting […]

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Eight Holy Cross brothers ordained deacons, priests

FORT WAYNE — A Mass of ordination for four Congregation of Holy Cross brothers to the priesthood, and four more to the ministry of deacon, was the occasion of a […]

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Brothers of Holy Cross 200th anniversary

Jennifer Miller contributed to this article Two hundred years ago, the first seeds were sown for what later became the Congregation of Holy Cross (CSC, for the initials of its […]

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Hoosier Knights anticipate Father McGivney beatification

Father Michael McGivney carried the longing for priesthood in his heart as a young man, but temporarily abdicated that plan after learning of his father’s untimely death in 1873. As […]

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Bishop Rhoades, Vincentians and friends to walk for the poor

This article was updated Sept. 17 to reflect removal of a participation fee.  A single mother landed a job and moved from a shelter for the homeless into her own […]

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Young cancer patient rallies faith of parishes, community

The shield and cross tattoo on Joe Schmaltz’s right forearm bears words that could be the Schmaltz family motto – “By the grace of God.” Only by God’s grace could […]