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Young authors’ conference empowers creative writing

By Karen Clifford MISHAWAKA — “Creative writing is empowering. Children don’t get to go to school and decide that two plus two is five and the capital of Indiana is […]

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New books for spring

The following are recently published books that have been sent to Today’s Catholic that can touch the fancy of Catholic and non-Catholic readers alike. Each book is reviewed using publishing […]

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Easter message from Bishop Rhoades

Dear Friends in Christ, May the peace and joy of the Risen Christ be with you! After 40 days of penitential preparation, we celebrate with new hope and profound joy […]

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Light of Christ award winner is compassionate friend

By Kay Cozad FORT WAYNE — “I’m not feeding people like Father Tom did, but comforting people in a different manner,” says Danielle Collins, this year’s recipient of the Father […]

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Mystagogy is a lifelong journey of growing closer to God, deepening our faith

By Joyce Racine Mystagogy — it’s Greek root is the same as the root of mystery. Many of us are entertained and intrigued by the challenge of a mystery that […]

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Bishop Rhoades celebrates Mass with Christ Child members

By Karen Clifford SOUTH BEND — As Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades began his homily during the South Bend Christ Child Society’s Spring Mass at St. Patrick Church on March 24, […]

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Annual Bishop’s Appeal attains highest total in 23 years

By Vince LaBarbera The 23rd Annual Bishop’s Appeal in support of the ministries and services of the Catholic Church throughout the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend has resulted in a […]

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Bishop Rhoades makes pastoral visit to Saint Joseph’s High School

By Lisa Kochanowski SOUTH BEND — “We are one body, one body in Christ and we do not stand alone. We are one body, one body in Christ and he […]

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Understanding the liturgies of Holy Week, Easter

By Brian MacMichael Palm Sunday Palm Sunday is observed on the sixth Sunday in Lent, and marks the official beginning of Holy Week. Palm Sunday is meant to commemorate the […]

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USF claims first national NAIA title

By Bill Scott FORT WAYNE — Just five days after winning the national championship, life in the University of Saint Francis athletic offices was returning to normal with head coach […]

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News around Indiana

Genealogist has compiled family tree with nearly 75,000 names By Mary Ann Hughes (Message staff writer) When he was a young boy, Mel Schapker would listen as his parents talked […]

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Poet to receive the University of Notre Dame’s 2010 Laetare Medal

NOTRE DAME (CNS) — Dana Gioia, poet and former chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts, will receive the University of Notre Dame’s 2010 Laetare Medal during the university’s […]