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Saint Mary’s, ND Graduates Sent Forth on a Mission

By Michelle McDaniel and Scott Warden On the weekend of May 17-19, Bishop Rhoades celebrated alongside the graduating classes at two local Catholic institutes of higher learning – Saint Mary’s […]

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Perpetual Adoration Makes Christ Constantly Available

Even as the moonlight casts shadows of steeples across the parking lots of two parishes in Fort Wayne, Catholics continuously flock to the Blessed Sacrament exposed in the monstrances of […]

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‘The Heart of a Servant Leader’: Monsignor Schooler Marks Golden Jubilee

Some of his fellow priests call him “Monsignor,” his proper title, just to get a reaction out of him. They know that’s not really his style. Really, everyone from parishioner […]

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St. Thérèse, Little Flower Parish Praises Holy Spirit with Pentecost Festivities

The staff at St. Thérèse, Little Flower Catholic Church in South Bend consider one of their “anchors as a parish” to be “reliance on the Holy Spirit,” according to Abby […]

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Weekly Schedule of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Thursday, May 30: 7 p.m. – Baccalaureate Mass for Marian High School, St. Pius X Church, Granger Friday, May 31: 7 p.m. – Baccalaureate Mass for Saint Joseph High School, […]

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Dwenger, Luers Grads Encouraged to Strive for Greatness

By Georgia Lieb and Joshua Schipper Ahead of their respective graduation ceremonies in which the class of 2024 at Bishop Luers and Bishop Dwenger commemorated the end of their high […]

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Parishioners Drive Construction Project at Christ the King

The ongoing construction project at Christ the King Parish in South Bend wasn’t the pastor’s idea. “The idea of expanding our vestibule was never on my radar,” Holy Cross Father Steve […]

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Catholic Community Foundation’s New CEO Eager to Help Families Leave Lasting Legacy

Earlier this year, the Catholic Community Foundation of Northeast Indiana announced that Mackenzie Ritchie would succeed Mike Shade as its CEO. Shade had led the foundation since 2017. The mission […]

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New Office Space, Second Home Highlight Growth of A Mother’s Hope

A Mother’s Hope is preparing to offer even more hope to expectant mothers. That’s because the Fort Wayne-based organization, which shelters pregnant women and gives them opportunities for growth, is […]

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On Pilgrimage with Christ: Meet Mason Bailey

From July 5-10, the Marian Route of the National Eucharistic Pilgrimage will be making stops at parishes across the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend. Throughout the pilgrimage, which began in […]

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Father Fernando Returns to Sri Lanka

Ministering to the sick and older adults has been a focus of Father Polycarp Fernando’s ministry in the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend. He plans to continue some of that […]

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Rest in Peace: May 26, 2024

Auburn Phyllis Muzzillo, 91, Immaculate Conception Fort Wayne Lois Baumgartner, 91, St. Vincent de Paul Huntington Megan Elyse Dvorscek, 32, SS. Peter and Paul Jerry Hesting, 79, SS. Peter and […]