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Affirming dignity of all people key to ending racism, says bishop

Bishop calls racism a serious offense against God and grave sin against love and justice In response to outbreaks of racial tension and violence across America following the death of […]

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Alpha series – conversations that lead to Christ

Sometimes people struggle with life and the things they have going on around them. Being able to have an open conversation with others, asking and answering questions about everyday life […]

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Local Catholic news and marketing: the Secretariat for Communications

FORT WAYNE — The annual collection for the U.S. bishops’ Catholic Communication Campaign is scheduled to take place in the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend the weekend of Sept. 13. The […]

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Priest and deacon appointments

The Most Reverend Kevin C. Rhoades, Bishop of Fort Wayne-South Bend, has made the following appointments, effective September 5, 2020: Deacon Geoffrey Mooney, C.S.C., to diaconal ministry at Christ the […]

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St. Joseph School aims to grow from the ground up

At a time when Catholic schools in the U.S. are suffering the consequences of low enrollment, St. Joseph School in Garrett is a reassuring tale. An outreach program of the […]

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Rest in Peace: September 6, 2020

Decatur Michael S. Ellenberger, 80, St. Mary of the Assumption Sunya G. Faurote, 84, St. Mary of the Assumption Cynthia K. Grandison, 64, Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception Fort Wayne […]

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Weekly schedule of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Sunday, September 6: 10 a.m. — Mass with Blessing of Chapel and Dedication of Altar, St. Teresa of Calcutta Chapel, Johnson Family Hall, University of Notre Dame Sunday, September 6: 5 p.m. […]

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Avilla school is home for former teacher and principal

This post has been edited to reflect correct last name of Patti Benedict. Sister Theresa Renninger has a response to the myriad and often dramatic complaints of childhood. Three generations […]

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St. Jude hosts ‘What Jesus Teaches us about Racism’

When St. Jude, Fort Wayne, parishioner Liz Sanders read about Deacon Mel and Annie Tardy and their roles on the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend’s Black Catholic Advisory Board in […]

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OSV Institute announces winners of 2020 Innovation Challenge

HUNTINGTON – OSV Institute awarded three $100,000 prizes to Catholic Sprouts, Eden Invitation and Juan Diego Network on Aug. 29 at Demo Day, the culmination of a yearlong international Innovation […]

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Chef’s mission: ‘all things for the glory of God’

At first glance, the small building sitting on one of Fort Wayne’s out-of-the-way side streets appears a little underwhelming. Those familiar with it know that it’s a great place to […]

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From the workshop at Nazareth to the new Jerusalem

Especially after 9/11, Daniel Baker wanted to be of service and make a difference in the world. Influenced by the movie “Tears of the Sun,” he enlisted in the U.S. […]