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Holy Cross Sister Joy O’Grady celebrates golden jubilee

Sister Joy O’Grady, CSC, will celebrate 50 years of consecrated life as a Sister of the Holy Cross on July 16, 2022. Sister Joy was born in Battle Creek, Michigan, […]

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The joy of an unexpected vocation: Father George Gabet, FSSP

Roman collars were not part of his life plan of a wife and a passel of children. But Father George Gabet, FSSP, could not ignore the many occurrences that were […]

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Father Jack Overmyer ministers to the elderly in his 25th year 

Father Jack Overmyer’s call to the priesthood began in high school and flourished near the end of his college experience. He was an altar server through ninth grade, mostly to […]

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Two parishes debt-free thanks to efforts of parishioners, diocese

Overcoming long-standing debt can be a difficult task. At times, the payments can feel almost never-ending or impossible to conquer. For the past 20 years, parishioners at St. Adalbert and […]

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Diocesan organizations celebrate victory for life, look to the future

Friday, June 24, 2022 – a day that will forever be remembered as a triumph for the unborn and for defenders of life. On that day, the Unites States Supreme […]

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Postulating the cause for Brother Columba

The cause for Brother Columba O’Neill’s canonization has been formally opened. There are many questions about the man for whom a residence hall for the Holy Cross brothers at the […]

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Eucharistic Revival momentum continues with upcoming events 

The Eucharistic Procession and Festival on June 19 in Warsaw marked the first step in a three-year journey to inspire spiritual growth, encourage Eucharistic Adoration and evangelize throughout the diocese […]

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Catholic bereavement doula walks with couples through pregnancy loss

When Abigail Jorgensen was growing up, her mother often brought her and her siblings to funerals at their parish. Her mom saw this as an important way to ensure that […]

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A love decades in the making leads Amish man to the Church

Their love story reads like something found in the pages of a romance novel, perhaps written by Nicholas Sparks. For Emmon and Monique Schmucker, their union is more than a […]

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‘One goal’ achieved for Saint Joseph lacrosse team

One goal. Ever since last year’s Class 1A State Championship game – a 6-5 defeat to Guerin Catholic – these two words have driven the Saint Joseph boys lacrosse team […]

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Local youth choir records album with ‘message of God’

A Spanish-language children’s choir from St. John the Evangelist in Goshen is pursuing a dream this summer. That dream for the children of Coro Los Angelitos (Angels Choir) is to preach […]

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Rest in Peace: June 26, 2022

Angola Vernon E. Miller, 76, St. Anthony of Padua James E. Van Vlerah, 66, St. Anthony of Padua Jack N. Via, 75, St. Anthony of Padua Fort Wayne Maria Milagros […]