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Rest in Peace: September 13, 2020

Auburn Kathy Carper, 64, Immaculate Conception Fort Wayne Thomas Newport, 76, St. Charles Borromeo Geraldine Thompson, 89, St. Vincent de Paul Granger Andrew Hafron, 69, St. Pius X Huntington Greta […]

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Weekly schedule of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Sunday, September 13: 5 p.m. — Confirmation Mass, St. Adalbert Church, South Bend Monday, September 14: 9 a.m. — Virtual Meeting of United States Conference of Catholic Bishops Committee on Doctrine Monday, […]

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Financial support of seminarians a priority for Knights

Humility, Mother Teresa said, is “the mother of all virtues.” While the Knights of Columbus councils in the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend have much to boast of in their […]

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Fellowship, food and praise at Most Precious Blood

Through the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, many parishes canceled annual events, such as fish fries during Lent and rummage sales and bake sales over the summer. As activities cautiously […]

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Around the Diocese: September 13, 2020

40 Days for Life peaceful protest begins Sept. 23 BRYAN, Texas — The global pro-life organization 40 Days for Life will launch a record-breaking fall campaign starting Sept. 23, collaborating […]

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Catholic Schools Mission Day —

How Catholicism can transform schools, society through science and racial justice Like the start of the 2020-21 school year, Catholic Schools Mission Day was unique. Via the Zoom platform on […]

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Affirming dignity of all people key to ending racism, says bishop

Bishop calls racism a serious offense against God and grave sin against love and justice In response to outbreaks of racial tension and violence across America following the death of […]

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Alpha series – conversations that lead to Christ

Sometimes people struggle with life and the things they have going on around them. Being able to have an open conversation with others, asking and answering questions about everyday life […]

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Local Catholic news and marketing: the Secretariat for Communications

FORT WAYNE — The annual collection for the U.S. bishops’ Catholic Communication Campaign is scheduled to take place in the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend the weekend of Sept. 13. The […]

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Priest and deacon appointments

The Most Reverend Kevin C. Rhoades, Bishop of Fort Wayne-South Bend, has made the following appointments, effective September 5, 2020: Deacon Geoffrey Mooney, C.S.C., to diaconal ministry at Christ the […]

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St. Joseph School aims to grow from the ground up

At a time when Catholic schools in the U.S. are suffering the consequences of low enrollment, St. Joseph School in Garrett is a reassuring tale. An outreach program of the […]

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Rest in Peace: September 6, 2020

Decatur Michael S. Ellenberger, 80, St. Mary of the Assumption Sunya G. Faurote, 84, St. Mary of the Assumption Cynthia K. Grandison, 64, Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception Fort Wayne […]