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Weekly schedule of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Sunday, December 17: 4 p.m. — Sacrament of Confirmation, St. Stanislaus Bishop and Martyr Church, South Bend Monday, December 18: 11 a.m. — Mass and Luncheon for Diocesan Employees of South […]

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Father Kafka laid to rest in Michigan

FORT WAYNE — Father Matthew Kafka, a priest of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend, died Tuesday, Dec. 5, at the age of 84, at St. Joseph Mercy-Oakland in Pontiac, […]

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Immaculate Conception Parish marks 150-year anniversary

Immaculate Conception Parish in Kendallville celebrated its 150-year anniversary most appropriately on Friday, Dec. 8, the feast of the Immaculate Conception. As the pastor, Father James Stoyle, had predicted, the […]

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Local effort reunites Iraqi refugee family

For many refugees, the process of entering the United States in search of a better life requires significant patience and perseverance. The journey can be even more difficult for families […]

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Golden jubilee year for Catholic Charismatic Renewal

One of the beautiful aspects of the Catholic faith is its many forms of spiritual expressions, which appeal to different personalities, generations, families and cultures. Some enjoy the richness of […]

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Family tradition brings Nativity story alive for children

Pat and Susan Landrigan wanted their children to always remember the true meaning of Christmas.  Recognizing that it is easy to get caught up in the gifts, lights and all […]

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The day a mother’s love changed the world

New book brings together the mysteries, history-altering influences of Our Lady of Guadalupe Resentment. Distrust. Violence. As the Aztec Indians came under the rule of Spanish conquistadors in the early […]

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South Bend native dedicates herself as consecrated virgin

On Nov. 18, Jennifer Sergio publicly embraced a vocation to consecrated virginity, lived in the world. Bishop Timothy L. Doherty presided over the ceremony at St. Mary of the Immaculate […]

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Around the Diocese: December 10, 2017

Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem investiture INDIANAPOLIS — The North Central Lieutenancy, USA, of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem (covering the states of […]

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Confirmation of Notre Dame students at basilica

Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades administers the sacrament of confirmation to a University of Notre Dame student Dec. 3. The Mass with confirmation and Rite of Reception into Full Communion was […]

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Weekly Schedule of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Sunday, December 10: 10 a.m. — Mass, St. Patrick Church, Arcola Monday, December 11: 10 a.m. — Meeting of the Bishop’s Cabinet, Archbishop Noll Center, Fort Wayne Tuesday, December 12: 7 p.m. […]

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Indiana Tech President Dr. Karl Einolf inaugurated

Indiana Tech houses a number of collegiate programs, and its Fort Wayne campus has become a gem within the footprint of the city. The university has enjoyed numerous improvements over […]