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Catholic Scouts drawn to Church, service

Compiled by Claire Ronner GOLD AWARDS Megan Maher Troop: 30022 Project: P.O.W. Purse Project, participants brought purses filled with clothes for victims in hospitals when their clothes are taken as […]

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Saint Joseph’s girls’ tennis team takes state championship

By Susan Lightcap SOUTH BEND — The welcoming home gathering may have been small, but the excitement and enthusiasm for the newly crowned state champions was anything but trivial. A […]

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Bishop visits Sisters of the Holy Cross

By Sister Margie Lavonis, CSC NOTRE DAME — It was a joyful day for the Sisters of the Holy Cross and the worshipping community at the Church of Our Lady […]

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Bishop Dwenger athletic director, Andy Johns, retires

By Michelle Castleman FORT WAYNE — At midnight on June 30, Andrew Mark Johns may have officially retired from the halls of Bishop Dwenger High School, but he still plans […]

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Vince Wirtner ordained as Precious Blood priest

By Kay Cozad FORT WAYNE — Fort Wayne native Vincent Wirtner III was ordained as a Precious Blood priest by Society of the Precious Blood Bishop Joseph Charron, retired bishop […]

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Dwenger Saints crowned softball state champs

By Michelle Castleman FORT WAYNE — In his early duties as the new principal at Bishop Dwenger High School, Jason Schiffli prepared powerful, celebratory remarks to sendoff the Lady Saints […]

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Queen of Angels’ students assist Franciscan Brothers

FORT WAYNE — “Catholic Schools Celebrate Service” was the theme in all Catholic schools during the 2008-2009 school year. In light of this theme, Principal Marsha Jordan and her staff […]

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Granger student commits names of popes to memory

By Jodi Magallenes GRANGER — Eleven-year-old John Paul Fitzmaurice has completed a project so difficult that few lay men and women even attempt it. The Granger boy has committed the […]

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Students of Mandarin Chinese perform at St. Michael School

By Ida Chipman PLYMOUTH — Traditionally, on the last day before summer vacation at St. Michael School in Plymouth, the students put on a talent show for friends and parents. […]

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Sentiments on the priesthood by a priest

Guest Editorial by Father Daniel Leeuw The following contains excerpts written by Father Daniel Leeuw who preached May 22 at the first Mass for Father John Shannon, recently ordained for […]

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Diocesan graces flow from the Year for Priests

By Karen Clifford The fruitfulness of our efforts to promote vocations depends primarily on God’s free action, yet, as pastoral experience confirms, it is also helped by the quality and […]

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Bishop Rhoades visits Center for the Homeless

By Diane Freeby SOUTH BEND — Service to God and country was celebrated this past Memorial Day, as the feast of the Visitation also fell on May 31. In South […]