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Golden moments on the trampoline

Up and down, up and down. Bouncing, bouncing. My wife Rose and I have been talking for a few years about getting a trampoline for our daughter, who will soon […]

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Opinions better left unsaid

The ability, or rather, the willingness to share an opinion whenever the mood strikes is either a biological inheritance or a learned trait, or perhaps a combination of both. I’m […]

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Ugandan cathedral roof funded in part by overseas mission endowment

By Tim Johnson FORT WAYNE — Bishop Robert Mihiirwa of Fort Portal, Uganda, may shepherd his diocese half a world away, but he is very familiar with the Diocese of […]

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Cathy Williams — grandmother and parent to her grandchildren

By Karen Clifford MISHAWAKA — Terri Ann, the fifth of five children and only girl, was affectionately known as “the brat” in the Williams family. Known for her mischievous ways […]

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Cochran family, Bishop Dwenger, provide family atmosphere for Korean exchange student

By Kay Cozad COLUMBIA CITY — The Cochran family of Columbia City are the recipients of the 2008-2009 Academic Year in America’s Host Family of the Year award. The Joe […]

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Women from around the diocese gather for day of prayer

By Kay Cozad LaGRANGE — St. Joseph Parish’s newly constructed activity center was put to good use on Saturday, Sept. 19, when over 200 enthusiastic women crowded the hall for […]

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Diocese to celebrate Mass for priest-jubilarians

FORT WAYNE — Priests from all over the diocese will gather at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception to celebrate Mass on Thursday, Sept. 24, at 12:05 p.m. in honor […]

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Unique POMS fund mission work

By Kay Cozad FORT WAYNE — Have you ever wanted just a bite of something sweet but not the whole dessert? If so, poms are for you. Poms, an acronym […]

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Anniversary couples celebrate with special Mass, reception

FORT WAYNE — Couples observing their 25th or 50th wedding anniversaries this year gathered Sunday afternoon for a special celebratory Mass at Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in downtown Fort […]

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Hahn speaks at St. Catherine of Siena at St. Jude

By Karen Clifford SOUTH BEND — “It’s a joy to be here not only to share this evening but to also bask in the afterglow of Notre Dame’s opening victory,” […]

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Science at the service of life

Father Tad Pacholczyk lectures in South Bend By Ann Carey NOTRE DAME — In our technological society, many competing claims are set forth about the correct relationship between science and […]

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Father Ronald Ramenaden, pastor of St. Robert, North Manchester, dies at 67

NORTH MANCHESTER — Father Ronald Ramenaden died Wednesday, Sept. 9 at St. Robert Parish, where he was serving as pastor. His body was discovered Sept. 11 when parishioners came for […]