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Samaritan’s Feet reminds students to wash the feet of a child

FORT WAYNE — The sound of students’ feet echoing through the hallways as they entered the gym and climbed the bleachers was especially poignant during a recent assembly at Bishop […]

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Book of the Month

This month’s featured selection: “My Life with the Saints” by James Martin, SJ Reviewed by Kathy Denice Today’s Catholic book club choice this month is “My Life With the Saints,” […]

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Office of Worship answers questions concerning funerals

Are there diocesan rules about funerals? Yes, please consult the Web site of the Office of Worship (www.diocesefwsb.org/diocesan-offices/worship-office/diocesan-guidelines-norms) for our diocesan guidelines on funerals and liturgies with cremated remains, including […]

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A sacrifice for community

By Lisa Kochanowski SOUTH BEND — “We have a long way to go before we can call the world a body of Christ,” said Chris Culver recently, and it is […]

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Fernando Jimenez ordained priest for all God’s people

By Kay Cozad FORT WAYNE — In this Year For Priests, as declared by Pope Benedict XVI, the sanctification of all priests holds special meaning for one young man. Deacon […]

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Jacob Runyon ordained as man of prayer

By Kay Cozad SOUTH BEND — With ordination less than two weeks away, Deacon Jacob Runyon, or Deacon Jake as he’s known, is excited about the upcoming event that will […]

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Father Kohrman installed at St. Vincent de Paul, Elkhart

By Denise Fedorow ELKHART — Bishop John D’Arcy celebrated Mass at St. Vincent de Paul Church in Elkhart on Sunday, Oct. 18, and installed their new pastor, Father Glenn Kohrman. […]

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Saint Joseph’s High School cellist takes his music to Paris

By Judy Bradford SOUTH BEND — Austin Huntington is a mellow guy, soft-spoken, not a lot of drama. But he can tell you exactly what playing the cello does for […]

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St. Charles new kindergarten facility blessed

By Kay Cozad FORT WAYNE — The steady rain that fell on the morning of Oct. 14 was not enough to dampen the spirits of the students and staff of […]

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Diocese suspends the administering of holy Communion through the chalice

Letter from Bishop John M. D’Arcy Diocese suspends the administering of holy Communion through the chalice Oct. 13, 2009 My Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, After consulting with the […]

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St. Michael’s new playground dedicated

By Ida Chipman PLYMOUTH — “Pray to Play” was the slogan of the fund-raising drive to create a St. Michael School playground open to all children in the community. Randy […]

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Community gathers to heal domestic violence

By Sister Margie Lavonis, CSC SOUTH BEND — In recognition of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, on Oct. 10, men and women concerned about, or themselves victims, of domestic violence […]