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A servant’s heart

Phil Hayes, Mike Plenzler, James Summers and Harry Verhiley, all members of St. Pius X Parish in Granger, are pursuing a vocation to the diaconate. They are currently in formation […]

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Rite of Election and Call to Continuing Conversion to be celebrated in diocese

FORT WAYNE — The Rite of Election of Catechumens and the Call to Continuing Conversion of Candidates are being celebrated this week in the cathedrals of the Diocese of Fort […]

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Friendship with Our Jewish Brothers and Sisters

Statement by Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades This past November, over 1,000 Catholics and Jews of Fort Wayne, Indiana, gathered to pray together at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church in a […]

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Spring confirmation Mass schedule

Updated March 16, 2020 to reflect Masses that have been postponed due to concerns about the COVID-19 virus.   The following is the schedule of spring Masses at which Bishop […]

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Weekly schedule of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Monday, February 17: 5:15 p.m. — Mass and Lecture, Moreau Seminary, University of Notre Dame Tuesday, February 18: 9:30 a.m. — Mass and Pastoral Visit, Marian High School, Mishawaka Wednesday, February 19: 12:30 p.m. […]

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Rest in Peace: February 16, 2020

Decatur Kevin L. McBarnes, 66, St. Mary of the Assumption Elkhart Barbara Helman, 81, St. Thomas the Apostle Fort Wayne Elaine Beckman, 61, St. Joseph – Hessen Cassel Andrew Dietsch, […]

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Confirmation candidates inspired to serve, evangelize

The February issue of Catechist magazine features St. Katharina Kasper, whose feast day is Feb. 1. In the article, author Patricia Mathson gives readers a glimpse into Katharina’s life. Mathson […]

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Around the Diocese: February 16, 2020

Burial service for aborted fetal remains SOUTH BEND —Five months have passed since 2,411 aborted fetal remains were discovered at the property of Ulrich Klopfer, a former abortionist in South […]

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Couple visits holy places, sites of miracles

Dave Domenico and his family have traveled to the far parts of the world looking into miracles that have happened, and in the process been blessed with each impression. Domenico […]

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Every parish, one night: The Light Is On For You

FORT WAYNE — “A man is repaired in an instant by divine grace,” said St. Thomas Aquinas. How long has it been since you felt all the pieces were in […]

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St. Monica parishioners ‘Valentine’ former pastor

Making a nearly two-hour drive to visit a former pastor is a thoughtful gesture that demonstrates gratitude for the vital role priests play in the lives of the Catholic faithful. […]

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Love of the Eucharist draws grandfather to reconciliation

After being away from the Catholic Church for 40 years, one man’s return to the faith was simply a matter of listening to the still, small voice speaking within. “You […]