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Plenary indulgence offered on Divine Mercy Sunday

FORT WAYNE — Through private revelation to St. Faustina, Jesus revealed, “I want to grant a complete pardon to the souls that will go to Confession and receive Holy Communion […]

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‘Hosanna in the highest’: Palm Sunday

“Today, Palm Sunday, we begin Holy Week with our minds and our hearts lifted up to the Lord, focusing on the great event of our salvation: the Passion, Death and […]

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Father Phillip Widmann, ‘the good Lord’s disciple’

The Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend has bid farewell to one of its beloved priests. Father Phillip Widmann passed from this life on March 16.  Father Widmann served as a […]

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Rest in Peace: March 28, 2021

Auburn Mary Crouch, 94, Immaculate Conception Fort Wayne Supatra Boacheon, 71, St. Jude Mary A. Brown, 94, St. Vincent de Paul Richard C. Gabriel, 72, Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception […]

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Weekly Schedule of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Sunday, March 28: 9 a.m. — Palm Sunday Mass of the Passion of the Lord, St. Matthew Cathedral, South Bend Sunday, March 28: 5:30 p.m. — Vespers and Dinner, Henri de Lubac […]

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Around the Diocese: March 28, 2021

World Apostolate of Fatima scholarship essay contest FORT WAYNE — The World Apostolate of Fatima (Blue Army) Fort Wayne/South Bend Division will award a $500 scholarship to a student in […]

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Building relationships focus of young adult in-person retreat

Quickly, all 60 spots were filled and a waiting list formed when the announcement was made that the spring diocesan young adult retreat would take place in person this year. […]

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Sacred Heart celebrates eucharistic liturgy with Bishop Rhoades

Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades celebrated Mass with students at Sacred Heart School in Warsaw Tuesday, March 16, and told them he “couldn’t think of a better way to start my […]

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A Christian family Seder meal: Bring theology to the table

FORT WAYNE — For a number of years now, the Deacon Frederick and Lisa Everett family has enjoyed the tradition of celebrating a Christian Seder meal on Holy Thursday. A […]

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Father Ed Ruetz, diocesan priest and advocate, dies

Father Edward J. Ruetz, a retired priest of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend, died on Monday, March 15, in South Bend, following a long illness. He was 95, and […]

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‘Remarkably successful’: $6.6 million pledged to Annual Bishop’s Appeal

The Annual Bishop’s Appeal, with $6,598,000 pledged thus far in the 2020-21 period, looks to be the largest total, noncapital campaign collection of the appeal to date. Parishes of the […]

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Pastoral visit honors St. Joseph, model of faithfulness 

Saint Joseph High School principal John Kennedy welcomed Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades for a pastoral visit on March 19, stating he could feel the presence of St. Joseph, the great […]