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A Mother’s Hope receives episcopal blessing

Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades blessed A Mother’s Hope in Fort Wayne, a home for pregnant women facing homelessness, June 2. The home also provides resources and classes to assist new […]

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Organizations announce coordinated COVID-19 assistance

FORT WAYNE — Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend, Lutheran Social Services of Indiana and Brightpoint are combining resources to offer more comprehensive assistance solutions to residents […]

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Statement on the Death of George Floyd and Nationwide Protests

“I share the following sentiments of my brother U.S. Bishops: “We are broken-hearted, sickened, and outraged to watch another video of an African American man being killed before our very […]

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Catholic Schools Office addresses school year concerns

Dear Parents, administrators, faculty and Staff, By the end of next week, our schools will have finished the 2019-20 school year, during this unprecedented time in our lives due to […]

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What are HEAL Farm Markets in Allen County?

By Mark Burkholder When Gonzalee Martin and Laura Dwire joined forces in 2014, neither one imagined the impact that an urban garden and a handful of farm markets would have […]

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Rest in Peace: May 31, 2020

Fort Wayne Don Pruden, 85, St. Charles Borromeo Patrick Ripley, 61, St. Vincent de Paul Angeline Weins, 93, St. Vincent de Paul Decatur Wanda L. Gilliland, 89, St. Mary of […]

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Weekly schedule of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Saturday, May 30: 7 p.m. — Confirmation Mass, St. Joseph Church, Bluffton Monday, June 1: 5:30 p.m. — Meeting of Diocesan Review Board, Wyndham Garden Hotel, Warsaw Tuesday, June 2: 11 […]

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Around the Diocese: May 31, 2020

Holy Cross College Rhoades Fellowship recipients named NOTRE DAME – Academic, social and spiritual growth is at the heart of Holy Cross College’s mission, and this tradition will continue with […]

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Ordinations set for June 6 at St. Vincent de Paul, Fort Wayne

With praise and thanksgiving, Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades will ordain Deacon Stephen Felicichia to the priesthood and Michael Ammer, Paolo Degasperi, Benjamin Landrigan, Keeton Lockwood, Augustine Onuoha and Logan Parrish […]

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A salute to the vals and sals of the Catholic high schools

The following is an excerpt from the homily given by Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades in a livestreamed Mass on May 17, the Sixth Sunday of Easter: We’re in the midst […]

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‘Remarkable Woman’ a model of service for younger generations

God, country and community are probably the core values that best sum up Eve Peters’ life. A 28-year veteran and retired lieutenant colonel in the Army Reserve, Peters was recently […]

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First Communions lead way for public Masses to resume

“I felt excited, like a little kid myself, to be able to receive Jesus today. In a way, it was a ‘first Communion’ for most of us, after missing the […]