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Rorate Caeli Mass honors the faith of Mary 

Advent is a time of waiting, anticipating and keeping vigil for the coming of the Lord. For many, these preparations are often accompanied by candlelight, which illuminates homes with a […]

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Year of St. Joseph closes at namesake parish

The Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception marked the close of the Year of St. Joseph, with Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades celebrating Mass at St. Joseph Parish in Mishawaka. Father Ken […]

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Father John Pfister enters eternal rest

After more than 50 years of priesthood in the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend, Father John F. Pfister passed away Monday, Dec. 13, at St. Anne Home in Fort Wayne. […]

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Around the Diocese: December 12, 2021

Institute for Catholic Innovation invests in podcast blocks  HUNTINGTON — OSV Institute for Catholic Innovation recently announced a capacity-building grant of $111,000 to Redeemer Radio to offer flexible-use podcast blocks to other radio stations seeking […]

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Rest in Peace: December 12, 2021

Angola Patricia M. Huffman, 93, St. Anthony of Padua Charlayne M. McClanahan, 43, St. Anthony of Padua Sylvia G. Valentine, 86, St. Anthony of Padua Bristol Edward J. Bollero, Jr., […]

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Weekly schedule of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Sunday, December 12: 9:30 a.m. — Mass, St. Mary of the Presentation Church, Geneva  Tuesday, December 14: 3:30 p.m. — Meeting of the Bishops of Indiana, Indianapolis Wednesday, December 15: 10 a.m. — Meeting of the […]

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Catholic Charities’ impact during Covid

Families around the world have experienced unexpected and rapid changes during the past two years. During that time, in the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend, Catholic Charities has managed to […]

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Advent: the O Antiphons

Many Catholics find familiarity in singing “O Come, O Come, Emmanuel” to herald the new liturgical year, Advent. This is one of the seven “O Antiphons,” which are traditionally sung […]

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Artist building a legacy of faith

A dream of living his best life and encouraging others to pursue their dreams brought Troy Ganser to a 25.29 acre piece of land in New Haven, where his imagination runs […]

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Sensory-friendly Mass promotes inclusion

According to the National Autism Association autism is the fastest-growing developmental disorder, with one in 54 children diagnosed with it. Autism is often accompanied by sensory processing disorder, which can […]

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Our Lady of Guadalupe to be celebrated across diocese

MISHAWAKA — The feast day of Our Lady of Guadalupe, patroness of the Americas, will be observed in several parishes in the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend between now and […]

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Around the Diocese: December 5, 2021

Holy Cross student receives Realizing the Dream scholarship SOUTH BEND — Saint Joseph High School Class of 2020 graduate and current Holy Cross College student Julian Garcilazo has been named […]