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Advent activities across the diocese

Click here for an advent calendar Exploring Advent with program ‘Keeping Our Lamps Burning Brightly’ Dec. 5 at Victory Noll   HUNTINGTON — Advent is a time for preparation and […]

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New CD featuring Pope Benedict’s voice previewed in Rome

ROME (CNS) — Under the gilded ceiling of a Roman basilica, a choir performed while the taped voice of Pope Benedict XVI sang the Marian hymn “Regina Coeli” (“Queen of […]

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Scholars gather for ND conference on moral issues of the day

By Ann Carey NOTRE DAME — For the 10th consecutive year, the University of Notre Dame’s Center for Ethics and Culture drew hundreds of scholars from across the country and […]

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Pope names Notre Dame professor to theological commission

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Benedict XVI has named the chairman of the University of Notre Dame’s Department of Theology to the International Theological Commission. The appointment of John C. […]

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At press conference, Bishop D’Arcy relays goals for future of Saint Joseph’s High School capital drive

By Diane Freeby SOUTH BEND — Referring to it as “the opportunity of a lifetime,” Saint Joseph’s High School Principal Susan Richter beamed at last week’s announcement that construction on […]

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Hip hip hooray for Popple’s new album

By Tim Johnson FORT WAYNE — Kyle Heimann of Fort Wayne and Dan Harms of Decatur aren’t the typical acoustic rock group that you may hear at a coffee house […]

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Farmers look to faith, family and the future

By Karen Clifford With Global Positioning Systems (GPS), agritourism, and hybrid corn and soybean seeds, the landscape of the traditional farm is changing. The constant in the farming community remains […]

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University of Saint Francis earns Excellence in Recycling Award

By Mary Kinder FORT WAYNE — The University of Saint Francis recently received the 3R Award (Reduce, Reuse and Recycle) in the not-for-profit category from the Allen County Solid Waste […]

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Always in need

Area food pantries need your help By Trish Linner ELKHART — As we enter the holiday season, local food pantries in the Michiana area want you to know they need […]

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Catholic News Around Indiana

Compiled by Brandon A. Evans Diocese of Evansville Ground broken for new church at St. Clement, Boonville By Paul R. Leingang (Message editor) “Finally!” That was the first word shouted […]

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Seven diocesan priests awarded title of ‘Monsignor’

FORT WAYNE — Bishop John M. D’Arcy has announced that Pope Benedict XVI, has conferred the title of “Chaplain to His Holiness” (“Monsignor”) on the following priests in the Diocese […]

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Bishop D’Arcy honored at Catechetical Institute Day

By Denise Fedorow SYRACUSE — It’s traditional during the Catechetical Institute Day, which was held Nov. 7 at Wawasee Middle School in Syracuse, for an exemplary catechist to receive the […]