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Prayers joined after Easter attacks in Sri Lanka

At 9:51 a.m. Indian Standard Time on April 21, simultaneous explosions were reported at three churches and two hotels in the island nation of Sri Lanka. Within an hour, a […]

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Schools

Marian students paint Divine Mercy image

Art students at Marian High School, Mishawaka, under the direction of teacher and Fine Arts Department Chairman Kitty Gunty, completed an 8-foot oil painting of the Divine Mercy the week […]

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Deacon Ranaghan retires from active ministry

Deacon Kevin Ranaghan, one of the first permanent deacons in the modern history of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend, delivered his last homily at St. Bavo Parish, Mishawaka, April […]

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Young adults invited to explore faith, spirits on Holy Spirits Pilgrimage

By Stephanie Petrie What do Bardstown, Kentucky, the Abbey of Gethsemani and the Bourbon Trail all have in common? First, they are all in located in the Holy Lands of […]

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Former Catholic schools superintendent receives Sagamore of the Wabash

FORT WAYNE — The prestigious Sagamore of the Wabash award, the highest distinction of honor in the state of Indiana, was bestowed by Gov. Eric Holcomb April 5 on Fort […]

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Evangelium Vitae Medal awarded to Women’s Care Center

The Evangelium Vitae Medal is a significant lifetime achievement award for heroes of the pro-life movement, and honors those whose outstanding efforts have served to proclaim the Gospel of Life. […]

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Bishop

Weekly schedule for Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Sunday, April 28: 5 p.m. — Confirmation Mass, Our Lady of Hungary Church, South Bend Monday, April 29: 7 p.m. — Confirmation Mass, Holy Family Church, South Bend Tuesday, April 30: 12:30 p.m. […]

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Obituaries

Rest in Peace: April 28, 2019

Arcola Dolores C. Schuhler, 76, St. Patrick Bremen Richard Monhaut, 89, St. Dominic Decatur Alice O’Campo, 81, St. Mary of the Assumption Fort Wayne Marshall Weber, 97, Most Precious Blood […]

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Predatory lending opponents see payoff in final days of session

The Catholic Church was among the strongest voices in a chorus of opposition to a bill that would have dramatically expanded predatory lending in Indiana. Senate Bill 613, which proposed […]

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Celebrating well: Divine Mercy Sunday

A week after Easter Sunday, a full eight days (or octave) later, the great g  race of the holy day is often faded or forgotten. The jellybeans harden; the chocolate […]

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The Triduum — Given up unto death … the Son of God brings new life to all mankind

Jesus’ love remembered on Holy Thursday Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades began the celebration of “the holiest three days of the year” with Mass at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, […]