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St. Joseph Grade School receives Blue Ribbon designation

SOUTH BEND — St. Joseph Grade School, an educational ministry of St. Joseph Parish in the Diocese of Fort Wayne‐South Bend, has been named a 2019 National Blue Ribbon School […]

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Priest appointment

The Most Reverend Kevin C. Rhoades, Bishop of Fort Wayne-South Bend, has made the following appointment: Reverend Wimal Jayasuriya, to Parochial Vicar of Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Fort Wayne, […]

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Couples blessed at wedding anniversary Masses

FORT WAYNE — Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades celebrated wedding anniversary Masses at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Fort Wayne, Sept. 22, and at St. Matthew Cathedral, South Bend, Sept. […]

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Hope and healing after abortion

The gruesome discovery of 2,246 medically preserved fetal remains on the property of Ulrich Klopfer has been upsetting on so many levels, and it stands to reason that this revelation […]

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Rest in Peace: September 29, 2019

Decatur Henrietta G. Trentadue, 89, St. Mary of the Assumption Fort Wayne John Henry, Sr., 93, St. Charles Borromeo Ellen Hoevel, 68, St. Charles Borromeo Clarissa M. Stull, 50, Our […]

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Weekly schedule of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Sunday, September 29: 11 a.m. — Wedding Anniversary Mass, St. Matthew Cathedral, South Bend Monday, September 30: 5:15 p.m. — Red Mass, Basilica of the Sacred Heart, University of Notre Dame Tuesday, […]

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Mission Day affirms importance of authentic formation

For first-year Saint Joseph High School science teacher Nicole Nemeth, teaching is about more than instructing her students: It’s about formation. This includes holistic formation, both of her students and […]

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Fort Wayne school restored, blessed

The sign in the office at St. Joseph School in Fort Wayne says it all: “It’s good to be home.” Click here for more photos from bishop’s visit. Most students, […]

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Pro-life and social justice: ‘both-and,’ not ‘either-or’

“To be authentically Catholic is to be pro-life. To be pro-life is to love and protect the unborn, the poor, the marginalized, the sick and suffering, and the elderly and […]

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Vision of universal Church shared at confirmation retreat

By John Pratt More than 400 eighth grade students and adult leaders gathered in South Bend at St. Joseph High School Sept. 21 for the Sealed by the Spirit confirmation retreat. […]

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Vietnam memorial visits South Bend; Bishop celebrates Mass for healing, peace

The Wall That Heals exhibit is a memorial of the Vietnam War, a divisive conflict in America’s modern history as well as a turning point in global affairs. From Sept […]

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Father Eric Zimmer appointed University of Saint Francis president

FORT WAYNE – Father Eric Zimmer, pastor of St. Patrick Parish, Walkerton, has been appointed president of the University of Saint Francis, effective July 1, 2020.  Father Zimmer was appointed […]