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Friends of L’Arche bring joyful noise unto the Lord

By Kay Cozad NOTRE DAME — The Sacred Heart Crypt Church was filled with a joyful noise on July 14 when the Friends of L’Arche/Emmaus Community members of South Bend […]

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Bishop D’Arcy ordains Holy Cross seminarians to diaconate

By Sister Margie Lavonis, CSC NOTRE DAME — In the presence of family, friends and members of the Holy Cross family, Kevin Grove and Gerard Olinger professed their final vows […]

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Huntington youths deepen liturgical and service life

By Kay Cozad HUNTINGTON — The youth at Ss. Peter and Paul Church have not been sitting idle this summer thanks to their dynamic parish youth program. In addition to […]

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Be still and know that I am God

By Linda Furge St. Francis De Sales: Living a devout life in an un-devout world Most of us learned how to pray at a very early age. That is a […]

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Church has vision for health care reform

The United States bishops have for decades advocated a reform of the nation’s health care system based upon fundamental moral principles. The church holds that access to basic health care is a universal human right and not a privilege of the wealthy. Of course, what constitutes basic health care will differ from country to country depending upon its level of development.

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News around Indiana

Compiled by Brandon A. Evans Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend Expanded Women’s Care Center holds dedication in South Bend SOUTH BEND — Just as the needs of pregnant women in […]

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The loss of dreams

Sandra and her husband Bill had spent the last 45 years raising children, building careers and investing in their retirement. They dreamed of traveling the world and spending time with […]

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Beatitudes for college students …

By Sister Margie Lavonis, CSC Where did the summer go? With colleges and universities beginning to gear up to begin a new academic year, it is time to review some […]

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Summer joy and melancholy

By Tim Johnson August, for me, has its bursts of joy and moments of melancholy. Joyous events, of course, are my birthday and wedding anniversary — celebrated the same date. […]

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What age would you be if you didn’t know?

By Sister Angelita Fenker “I give no thought to what lies behind but push on to what is ahead.” — Phil 3:13 Maturing is an art to be practiced — […]

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Mark Myers named superintendent of Catholic schools

The Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend has named a new superintendent of Catholic schools. Mark Myers assumed the post of superintendent, vacated by Holy Cross Father Steve Kempinger, on Aug. 24 and joined the staff of the Catholic Schools Office in the Archbishop Noll Catholic Center. He brings a wealth of experience and enthusiasm to the job.

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Holy Cross seminarians profess final vows

NOTRE DAME — Kevin G. Grove, CSC, and Gerard J. Olinger, Jr., CSC, will make their final profession of vows in the Congregation of Holy Cross at a Mass on […]