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Around the Diocese: March 21, 2021

Development department opens at Saint Anne Communities FORT WAYNE — Saint Anne Communities is a locally owned, nonprofit, Catholic organization. Since opening in 1967, it has served the elderly in […]

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Superstars of service — Abigail Ulbrich

From being baptized in St. Mary’s Chapel at Boston College as an infant to receiving her double major in theology and philosophy at the school, Abigail Ulbrich’s faith journey ultimately […]

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‘I knew I was in God’s presence’

Bill King never thought much about faith while he was growing up.  “I believed in God but didn’t have a strong conviction in a specific religious belief,” he shared. “I […]

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A heart opens to truths of the Catholic Church

Raised as a Christian in an evangelical denomination, Peggy Kastner recalled that, as a young girl, her parents took her and her brother to church on a regular basis. This […]

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St. Therese, Little Flower dedicated to supporting every parish family

Having so many people confined at home over the past year has spotlighted the importance of the domestic church. Last fall, the parish leadership team at St. Therese, Little Flower, […]

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A journey through Lent

The end of the Lenten season is a time to reflect on the spiritual growth experienced throughout the past 40 days. It is a time to further develop those Lenten […]

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Rest in Peace: March 14, 2021

Fort Wayne Thomas Delaney, 80, St. Jude Patricia A. Herber, 82, St. Joseph – Hessen Cassel Daniel Holom, 87, St. Jude Joanna M. Jacobs, 76, St. Vincent de Paul Donald […]

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Weekly schedule of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Sunday, March 14: 10:30 a.m. — Confirmation Mass, St. Dominic Church, Bremen Sunday, March 14: 7:30 p.m. — Mass, Holy Cross College, Notre Dame Monday, March 15: 10 a.m. — Meeting of the Bishop’s Cabinet, Archbishop […]

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Sensory-friendly Masses welcoming for Catholics of all abilities

Imagine not being able to attend Mass as a family, worshipping God together, because the lights, sounds, crowds or any other stimuli could trigger a massive behavioral outburst in a […]

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Local podcast uses humor, friendship to explore Catholicism

What comes from a priest and a deacon who love Catholicism, and love to talk almost as much as they love God? A podcast, of course.  Somewhere between the often-humorous […]

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Nothing short of miraculous: A COVID recovery story

When Jason Shanks entered his Fort Wayne home in mid-February, it was the first time he’d been there since an ambulance had taken him away three months earlier. In early […]

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Faith found in the Far East brings Ballentine home

After nearly 10 years of postponements, this spring will mark the fulfillment of Brandon Ballentine’s longing. He will become a member of the Catholic faith when he is welcomed into […]