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Father Nkwocha is a Wabash favorite

It isn’t often that a Catholic priest or deacon gets top billing in a community’s reader’s choice list, but Father Levi UC Nkwocha of St. Bernard Church in Wabash received […]

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Pilgrims continue to nurture fruits of World Youth Day

Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish, Warsaw, hosted a reunion June 26 for pilgrims who attended World Youth Day in Panama in January. Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades, who traveled with them […]

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Franciscans of Mary welcomed to diocese

The move to a new home always has challenges, but when the new home has two locations, life can get complicated. Father Osman Ramos, FM, and Father Alven Fabiolas Salada, […]

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Huntington parish mindful of past, moves into future

The newly built altar at SS. Peter and Paul Parish in Huntington looks as if it were from the same era as three older altars that dominate the church’s sanctuary. […]

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‘The Lord is your anchor,’ deacon, seminarian tell lay ministers

St. John the Baptist Parish, Fort Wayne, was one of two sites that hosted a morning of reflection for diocesan lectors and extraordinary ministers of holy Communion recently. In Fort […]

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Weekly calendar of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Wednesday, June 26: 12 p.m. — Meeting of Board of Directors of Catholic Community Foundation, St. Martin de Porres Church, Syracuse Wednesday, June 26: 5 p.m. — Mass and Dinner for Reunion […]

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Rest in Peace: June 23, 2019

Bremen Dennis Nicolas, 76, St. Dominic Fort Wayne Jean Soulier, 77, St. Vincent de Paul Susan Prowant, 82, Our Lady of Good Hope Bill Martin, 72, St. Vincent de Paul […]

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Faith guides community service for Red Coat recipients Jaylon Smith, John Tippmann Sr.

They differ in years, backgrounds and career paths. But Jaylon Smith and John Tippmann Sr., inspired by their Christian faith, share a passion for giving back and helping others. That […]

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Agencies, parishes, schools awarded St. Mary’s Heritage Fund grants

FORT WAYNE — The Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend has awarded 28 grants totaling $169,145 from the St. Mary’s Heritage Fund to parishes, schools and agencies across the diocese. The […]

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Around the Diocese: June 23, 2019

Sister Coletta Hennessy, OSF, marks 70th jubilee FRANKFORT, Ill. — The Franciscan Sisters of the Sacred Heart, Frankfort, Illinois, celebrated the jubilees of their sisters on June 8. One of […]

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Unlicensed abortion facility allowed to open in South Bend

Updated June 24 to include new developments. After a nearly two-year legal battle, an unlicensed abortion facility started booking appointments in a location in South Bend, Indiana, on June 19 […]

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Liturgical musicians train to lead others into worship

Spanish-speaking musicians and choir members from around the diocese gathered at St. John the Evangelist Parish in Goshen Saturday, June 15, for a daylong workshop taught by Oregon Catholic Press […]