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Seminarians strategize for seventh Cupertino Classic

The University of Saint Francis, Fort Wayne, will host the seventh annual Cupertino Classic basketball game Monday, Dec. 27. The game comes after the 2020 installment was cancelled due to […]

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Rest in Peace: December 5, 2021

Donaldson Sister Mary Kevin Ryan, PHJC, 90, Ancilla Domini Chapel Fort Wayne Wallace L. Hogle, 84, St. Vincent de Paul Clifford Holleran, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Ralph Laguna, Jr. St. […]

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Weekly schedule of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Schedule updated Friday, Dec.  3, 2021 Sunday, December 5: 12 p.m. — Mass with Sacrament of Confirmation and the Rite of Reception Into Full Communion, Basilica of the Sacred Heart, […]

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Advent in six words: What will this season bring us?

The celebration of Advent can sometimes fade away if the true reason behind this season is forgotten or if people speed their way through it, looking forward to other events […]

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December feasts and the calendar

FORT WAYNE — Two December feasts fall on the 2021 calendar in a way that’s worth noting. For parishes and individuals, it may mean some additional planning this year. Our […]

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Speaker: Science explains laws of nature; faith tells of author

INDIANAPOLIS (CNS) — Bradley Gregory, associate professor of biblical studies at The Catholic University of America in Washington, said today “most scientists see that science can inform faith and faith […]

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A gift beyond all others

There is an almost childlike quality to Patti Hagadorn, the sort that Jesus said is needed to enter the kingdom of heaven. In her mind, there are no strangers, only […]

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Conformed to the image of Christ

“May the Lord give you His peace.” This customary Franciscan greeting has taken on new significance for LeeAllen Fortin, who was ordained to the Sacred Order of the Diaconate Nov. […]

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Priest appointment

The Most Reverend Kevin C. Rhoades, Bishop of Fort Wayne-South Bend, has made the following appointment: Reverend Tyrell Alles, OSB, as Parochial Vicar at St. Therese and St. Henry Parishes […]

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Letter encourages prayer, fasting

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, As you may have heard, the United States Supreme Court will begin hearing oral arguments on December 1st in the case Dobbs  v.  Jackson  […]

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Lighting the way to salvation

As November came to an end, loved ones and all the faithful departed were remembered as prayers rose that perpetual light would shine upon them. To celebrate the deceased, the […]

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Rest in Peace: November 28, 2021

Fort Wayne Donald C. Brames, 93, St. Charles Borromeo Carlie Eisaman, 73, St. Jude Phyllis Heinze, 87, St. Jude David J. Miller, 85, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Edward Miller, 70, […]