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Bishop Dwenger’s Fred Tone to retire

By Tim Johnson FORT WAYNE — A Bishop Dwenger icon, Principal Fred Tone, has announced his retirement at the end of this school year. Although the decision did not come […]

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It’s onward to National Spelling Bee for Margaret Peterson

By Karen Clifford “You can win this, Margaret!” were the thoughts of Jonathan Isaac as Margaret Peterson spelled the word “cribbage” during the last minutes of the South Bend Tribune […]

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From law to theology to a late vocation

By Brother Robert Sylvester, CSC NOTRE DAME — For the majority of my adult life I was an attorney in Washington, D.C. As a lawyer I had three incarnations: a […]

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A choice for love

By Sister Margie Lavonis, CSC NOTRE DAME — Sister of the Holy Cross Sharlet Ann Wagner never dreamed what would happen if she said yes to God’s call to religious […]

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‘The God Question’ debated at Notre Dame

By Ann Carey NOTRE DAME — Interest in the April 7 debate between atheist author and columnist Christopher Hitchens and Catholic apologist and author Dinesh D’Souza was so high on […]

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Bishop’s Retreat offers young adults time with God

By Lauren Caggiano ANGOLA — Bishop John M. D’Arcy, bishop-emeritus of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend, fielded questions from a room full of young adults at the Bishop’s Retreat […]

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Labor of love keeps St. Jude Parish blooming

By Mary Kinder FORT WAYNE — Parishes throughout the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend are blooming with color this time of year. While passersby may notice the flowers, most don’t […]

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St. Pius X Parish garden promises a rich harvest

By Karen Clifford GRANGER — The community of St. Pius X gathers for spiritual nourishment at Mass during the celebration of the Eucharist. With the establishment of the new garden […]

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Bishop Rhoades blesses retreat center addition

By Denise Fedorow DONALDSON — A vision that had been in the works for approximately four years became reality as the Lindenwood Retreat Center extension was dedicated and blessed by […]

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Bishop Rhoades celebrates Chrism, Triduum and Easter celebrations

Bishop visits Arcola parish on Easter Visit our photo gallery for photos from the Holy Week Celebrations ARCOLA — Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades greeted parishioners at St. Patrick Parish in […]

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Congregation of Holy Cross to ordain two priests

NOTRE DAME — The Indiana Province of the Congregation of Holy Cross announces the ordination of two new priests on Saturday, April 10, at 2 p.m. at the Basilica of […]

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One step closer to sainthood

Foundress, Sister of St. Francis of Perpetual Adoration, declared ‘Venerable’ By Diane Freeby MISHAWAKA — A private audience March 29 at the Vatican was cause for great celebration for a […]