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Relics of St. Padre Pio coming to the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception

On All Saints’ Day, Nov. 1, Father Joseph Tuscan, a Capuchin Franciscan priest, will celebrate the 5 p.m. Mass at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Fort Wayne. Father […]

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‘A Catholic Bishop’s Reflection on the Reformation’

In light of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation this year, Protestant denominations worldwide have been reflecting on the events, architects and dogmas of their faith. As part of its […]

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Around the diocese: October 22, 2017

St. Jude Parish mission begins Sunday SOUTH BEND — St. Jude extends an invitation to all to participate in its “Say ‘Yes’ my Lord!” parish mission Oct. 22-25, starting at […]

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MedCon: managing life concerns with a biblical perspective

MedCon, the annual one-day, Fort Wayne-area conference on Catholicism and health care hosted by the Fort Wayne Jerome Lejeune Catholic Medical Guild, took place Oct. 14 at Parkview Mirro Center […]

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All-Schools Mass calls children to holiness

With a children’s choir singing and a hand bell choir playing the Litany of Saints, Purcell Pavilion at the University of Notre Dame witnessed a small foretaste of heaven Oct. […]

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Longtime bass violinist retires from St. Vincent de Paul

By Caroline Dewey Margaret Freiburger was born in 1926 in Kendallville. She converted from the Lutheran faith to Catholicism in 1949, and both she and her husband, Ken Freiburger, joined […]

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Weekly Schedule of Bishop Rhoades

Sunday, October 22: 11 a.m.— Wedding Anniversary Mass, St. Matthew Cathedral, South Bend Monday, October 23: 7 p.m. — Talk on a Catholic Bishop’s Reflection on the Reformation, Trinity Lutheran Church, Elkhart […]

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The secret to 60 years of marriage

Anniversary Mass takes place in Fort Wayne — At a special Mass at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception on Oct. 15 for married couples celebrating their 25th, 50th or […]

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Celebrating the 100th anniversary of Our Lady of Fatima

One hundred years ago, on Oct. 13, 1917, Mary appeared for the final time to three shepherd children in the countryside of Fatima, Portugal. Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades recalled this […]

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Eagle Scout Fitzmaurice earns top award, travels on faith

Granger native John Paul Fitzmaurice recently earned the top honor as a Boy Scout, the Eagle Scout Award, just before his 18th birthday. A parishioner of Queen of Peace Parish […]

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Parish’s dedication to the Blessed Mother yields fruit

The life of devout and dynamic Catholics is varied and vast. Most have at least two things in common, however: a strong faith foundation from their families of origin, and […]