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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 […]

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Red Mass recognizes attorneys, judges and public officials

FORT WAYNE — Celebrated by Bishop John M. D’Arcy, the annual Red Mass was held Sunday in the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in downtown Fort Wayne, followed by brunch […]

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Honors and tributes to the new saint — St. Damien of Molokai

By Ann Thallemer As Blessed Damien de Veuster of the Congregation of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary is elevated to sainthood on Oct. 11, it represents a significant […]

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Respect Life Sunday marked by Life Chain, Mid-way rally

By Diane Freeby SOUTH BEND, MISHAWAKA — Combining prayer and a visual witness, over 100 people lined South Bend’s Ironwood Road Sunday, participating in the annual Life Chain sponsored by […]

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New dean, new chapel at Notre Dame Law School

By Katie Quandt NOTRE DAME — When The University of Notre Dame contacted Nell Jessup Newton last year about an opening for dean of the Law School, she initially turned […]

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Christ wasn’t old or handicapped; how does he know what it’s like?

Over the years giving hundreds of seminars, retreats, etc. throughout the U.S. and Canada, people have made the above statements, though, perhaps, using different words. One hearing-impaired woman resentfully declared, […]

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Alveda King shares pro-life message at dinner and with high school students

By Tom Uebbing SOUTH BEND — Her life has been a rough road that finally smoothed out. Her home was bombed by the Ku Klux Klan when she and her […]

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Hang on, possibilities exist

By Karen Clifford GRANGER — For St. Pius X parishioner Suzy Younger, the cross of infertility has been a lesson in self-surrender and relinquishing control to the divine providence of […]

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St. John the Baptist celebrates 150th anniversary

By Lauren Caggiano NEW HAVEN —A parish is a “family of families,” according to Bishop John M. D’Arcy and St. John the Baptist in New Haven has proudly existed as […]

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Diocese celebrates priest jubilarians

By Mark Weber FORT WAYNE — “If a pastor is holy, the people we be.” Quoting St. John Vianney, recently declared by Pope Benedict XVI as the patron saint of […]

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Redesigned Web site launched

FORT WAYNE — The Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend is anxiously awaiting the unveiling of the redesigned diocesan Web site, www.diocesefwsb.org. The site is scheduled to be unveiled on Friday, […]