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Fernando Jimenez ordained priest for all God’s people

By Kay Cozad FORT WAYNE — In this Year For Priests, as declared by Pope Benedict XVI, the sanctification of all priests holds special meaning for one young man. Deacon […]

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Jacob Runyon ordained as man of prayer

By Kay Cozad SOUTH BEND — With ordination less than two weeks away, Deacon Jacob Runyon, or Deacon Jake as he’s known, is excited about the upcoming event that will […]

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Father Kohrman installed at St. Vincent de Paul, Elkhart

By Denise Fedorow ELKHART — Bishop John D’Arcy celebrated Mass at St. Vincent de Paul Church in Elkhart on Sunday, Oct. 18, and installed their new pastor, Father Glenn Kohrman. […]

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Saint Joseph’s High School cellist takes his music to Paris

By Judy Bradford SOUTH BEND — Austin Huntington is a mellow guy, soft-spoken, not a lot of drama. But he can tell you exactly what playing the cello does for […]

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St. Charles new kindergarten facility blessed

By Kay Cozad FORT WAYNE — The steady rain that fell on the morning of Oct. 14 was not enough to dampen the spirits of the students and staff of […]

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Diocese suspends the administering of holy Communion through the chalice

Letter from Bishop John M. D’Arcy Diocese suspends the administering of holy Communion through the chalice Oct. 13, 2009 My Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, After consulting with the […]

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St. Michael’s new playground dedicated

By Ida Chipman PLYMOUTH — “Pray to Play” was the slogan of the fund-raising drive to create a St. Michael School playground open to all children in the community. Randy […]

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Community gathers to heal domestic violence

By Sister Margie Lavonis, CSC SOUTH BEND — In recognition of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, on Oct. 10, men and women concerned about, or themselves victims, of domestic violence […]

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Young adult ministry builds faith community

By Karen Clifford SOUTH BEND — Sean Allen, a diocesan young adult minister in the South Bend area, clarifies the mission of young adult ministry. “Young adult ministry is targeted […]

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Red Mass celebrated at Basilica of the Sacred Heart

By Judy Bradford NOTRE DAME — Sarah Chambers is a second-year law student at the University of Notre Dame. She realizes that the career she has chosen will probably lead […]

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Spirited young ‘give it UP’ at rally

By Tim Johnson NORTH MANCHESTER — “Give it UP to the Holy Spirit” was the theme for the Oct. 10 confirmation rally organized by the diocesan offices of catechesis and […]

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LaGrange parish celebrates 75th anniversary

Bishop opens eucharistic exhibition from the Vatican By Tim Johnson LaGRANGE — The ministering of the sacraments — marriages, baptisms — provide some of the fondest memories of St. Joseph […]