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Teders honored as outstanding adoption advocates

By Kay Cozad FORT WAYNE — Mike and Theresa Teders will be the first to say that adoption is a choice to love. They should know — they have raised […]

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Twenty years of Franciscan spirit celebrated at Franciscan Center

Center prepares for ‘Thanksgiving Tuesday’ By Tim Johnson FORT WAYNE — Who does “Thanksgiving Tuesday,” Father Benedict Groeschel, community giving and serving the poor have in common? They are all […]

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New St. Henry’s Thrift Shoppe keeps smiles coming

By Mary Kinder FORT WAYNE — There’s plenty to smile about at the new St. Henry’s Thrift Shoppe. Located on the campus of St. Henry’s on the northwest corner of […]

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Joanne Krudop retires after 43 years

By Corine Erlandson FORT WAYNE — St. Joseph-St. Elizabeth School hosted a reception on Oct. 4, in St. Elizabeth’s parish hall to honor Joanne Krudop for her 43 years as […]

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Military service teaches veteran to appreciate blessings

By Lauren Caggiano FORT WAYNE — At age 25, Matt Till is a husband, father, son and perhaps most notably, a veteran. Till is among the millions who have selflessly […]

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Kania’s Christmas decorations adorn Queen of Peace tree

By Karen Clifford MISHAWAKA — For Queen of Peace parishioners Bob and Kathy Kania, creating Christmas decorations that reflect life milestones and childhood memories exemplify the themes of peace, joy […]

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Craft show brings community together and helps those in need

By Gwen O’Brien NOTRE DAME — The Office for Civic and Social Engagement (OCSE) at Saint Mary’s College will host its third annual Christmas Craft Show on Friday, Dec. 11, […]

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Catholic News Around Indiana

Compiled by Brandon A. Evans Diocese of Evansville Brother of Evansville priests: Father Paul Etienne is named bishop of Cheyenne, Wyoming By Mary Ann Hughes (Message staff writer) There was […]

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Samaritan’s Feet reminds students to wash the feet of a child

FORT WAYNE — The sound of students’ feet echoing through the hallways as they entered the gym and climbed the bleachers was especially poignant during a recent assembly at Bishop […]

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Book of the Month

This month’s featured selection: “My Life with the Saints” by James Martin, SJ Reviewed by Kathy Denice Today’s Catholic book club choice this month is “My Life With the Saints,” […]

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Office of Worship answers questions concerning funerals

Are there diocesan rules about funerals? Yes, please consult the Web site of the Office of Worship (www.diocesefwsb.org/diocesan-offices/worship-office/diocesan-guidelines-norms) for our diocesan guidelines on funerals and liturgies with cremated remains, including […]

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A sacrifice for community

By Lisa Kochanowski SOUTH BEND — “We have a long way to go before we can call the world a body of Christ,” said Chris Culver recently, and it is […]