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Victory Noll Sisters Celebrate Centennial of Presence and Service

HUNTINGTON — The culmination of a year that honored a century of presence and service, Our Lady of Victory Missionary Sisters held its Centennial Celebration on Saturday, Aug. 6, at […]

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Collegiate Catholic groups offer community

For many young Catholics, leaving home for college means leaving a routine that was encouraged and nurtured by their parents. They suddenly become responsible for doing laundry, buying food and […]

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Education key to keeping children safe at diocesan schools

By Dennis Wiegmann The most frightening news that a person – particularly a parent, grandparent, or guardian – can hear is a report of school violence. Children, gifts from God, […]

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Nigeria Trip Deepens Relationship with Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend

“There is a neat bond between our diocese and Nigeria,” said Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades after his two-week trip to Nigeria in July. “I think these visits will help build […]

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Holy Smokes! – Serving Up Communal Life

Grilling brings people together, no doubt about that. The scent of cooking meat floating on the summer breeze, chairs gathered around a sizzling grill, and laughter and conversations all draw […]

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Celebrating the Joys of Priesthood at Golden Jubilee Mass

A few days before his Golden Jubilee Mass celebrating 50 years as a priest, Father Bill Sullivan opened up a box that had been sitting in storage for quite some time. […]

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Family-owned Businesses Support Terminally Ill

On July 29, Tom’s Car Care Center in South Bend sponsored their 17th Lube-A-Thon, with all proceeds going to the Hospice Foundation and the Center for Hospice Care.  At the […]

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A pathway into Catholic schools for families in the diocese

Since Indiana expanded the household income threshold for its Choice Scholarship (“voucher”) program in 2021, a great majority of families in the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend can send their […]

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Public schedule of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Monday, Aug. 8: 11 a.m. – Mass for all Catholic Schools Principals, Sacred Heart Church, Warsaw     Saturday, Aug. 13: 4 p.m. – Mass, Eucharistic retreat, Nocturnal Adoration Society, St. Adalbert […]

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First annual Catholic Teacher Award announced by Catholic Community Foundation

By Sarah Shively, Catholic Community Foundation of Northeast Indiana The Catholic Community Foundation announced the first annual Catholic Teacher Award in the fall of 2021. With an endowment left by […]

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Rest in Peace: August 7, 2022

Angola Leroy W. Mosher, 80, St. Anthony of Padua Fort Wayne Mary Ann Muia, 48, Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception Thomas P. Tippmann, 72, Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception Joseph […]

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University of Saint Francis offers program focused on discipleship

“Joyful Disciples. Transformative Leaders.” That is the tag line for the new Assisi Program for Discipleship and Leadership kicking off this year at the University of Saint Francis. This fall, […]