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New Florida bishop ‘exemplifies’ heart of the Holy Cross order

ORLANDO, Fla. (CNS) — As the Diocese of Pensacola-Tallahassee’s sixth bishop lay prostrate on the floor of the Pensacola Bay Center, one thing in particular distinguished the episcopal candidate. His […]

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Beyond being a veteran: How one man’s continued service has transformed lives

Matted grass and dirt: This was Julius’ home. His companions? The bugs that crawled beside him. His possessions? A scooter used to get around and whatever clothes he managed to […]

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St. John the Baptist School: small school, big spirit

Click here for more photos “I am very happy to be here,” Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades told the students of St. John the Baptist School in South Bend. Even though […]

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The oldest Mishawaka parish: St. Joseph

St. Joseph Church is the oldest parish in Mishawaka. It can be seen among other downtown buildings, thanks to its tall, green steeple. “I am grateful to Bishop Rhoades for […]

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St. Bavo: faith home of Mishawaka’s Flemish community

St. Bavo Catholic Church is located in downtown Mishawaka. The parish strives to share their commitment to the Catholic faith through liturgical celebrations, prayer, education, service and spiritual growth. This […]

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St. Monica looks to grow in prayer

Often referred to as the parish on the park, St. Monica Catholic Church is situated north of downtown Mishawaka, just across the river. “St. Monica is very much a family,” […]

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Silence of Mary Home offers refuge for those in need

As a wife and mother of eight children, Kim Wyatt never viewed herself as a likely candidate to be called upon to oversee an organization dedicated to the care and […]

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Parishes called to learn a new ‘language’ of love

By Allison Sturm “Let us remain with Christ — abiding in Christ — and let us always try to be one with him. Let us follow him; let us imitate […]

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Three parishes build community through one school

Mishawaka Catholic School was created in 2011. The school combines three former Catholic grade schools to create one kindergarten through eighth-grade school. Together they combine over 300 years of faith-filled […]

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Holy Cross College sets a bold course for its future

Amidst significant changes throughout the spring and early summer, the campus of Holy Cross College is now filled with optimism and enthusiasm as faculty, staff and students look to the […]

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Bishop Rhoades announces a pleasant surprise at Blessed Sacrament Parish

Click here for more photos from the event. Usually there are few surprises when Catholics attend Mass. But the parishioners of Blessed Sacrament Church in Albion who attended the 4 […]

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Annual Peacefest concludes with a call to be peacemakers

Although Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades could not make it to the Catholic trivia night this year at Queen of Peace parish’s annual Peacefest, he was as enthusiastic to top off […]