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A harvest of harmony on Fort Wayne’s southeast side

Gardening is often a solitary pursuit, but at St. Henry Parish in Fort Wayne, a community garden has a different mode of operation. Its most impressive harvest is not the […]

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Drive-by blessings shared at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton

Older parishioners of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish in Fort Wayne were extended a special invitation on Sunday, Sept. 27 – to enjoy a drive-by blessing in the parish parking […]

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Ministry with youth — Superstars of service: Stacey Huneck

Stacey Huneck, youth ministry coordinator for St. Charles Borromeo Parish in Fort Wayne, felt called to serve the Church as a teen. Rural Catholic family roots nurtured her life of […]

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Catholic Camporee teaches love of faith, nature

The Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend has offered the annual Camporee event since 1985, a joint collaboration for the Fort Wayne and South Bend sides of the diocese since 2012. […]

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Beloved former Holy Cross pastor passes away in New Jersey

Although he was only at Holy Cross Parish in South Bend for three years, Father Vincent Coppola, CSC, left a strong impression. A deep sadness at the parish followed news […]

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Couples witness to God’s love and fidelity at anniversary Mass

Physically and spiritually, Catholic couples on the South Bend side of the diocese joined together Sunday, Oct. 11, at St. Matthew Cathedral to thank God and celebrate their anniversaries of […]

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Queen of Angels pastoral visit celebrates heavenly hosts

Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades celebrated a Mass on the feast day of the great Archangels, Michael, Gabriel and Raphael, on Tuesday, Sept. 29, at Queen of Angels School, Fort Wayne. […]

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Local plans being made to participate in National March for Life

FORT WAYNE — The National March for Life will take place Friday, Jan. 29, in Washington, D.C. Under current conditions, travel plans are easier to cancel at the last minute […]

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Parish engages all ages in pro-life advocacy

When the word “stewardship,” is uttered, sometimes hands go immediately to checkbooks. When someone says “Respect Life,” images come to mind of holding signs in front of an abortion clinic. […]

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Historic designation for St. Rose of Lima Church

People in Fort Wayne still jokingly ask residents of the small town of Monroeville, “Monroeville, are you guys still there?” It’s an ongoing joke, but St. Rose of Lima Parish […]

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Rieger calls 60 years of music ministry a blessing and privilege

There’s been an irrefutable “sound of silence” in the sacred liturgy at St. Therese Parish in Fort Wayne since Aug. 9 when Beverly Rieger retired after seven years as music […]

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Superstars of service: Brittany Tull

Ministry with youth — This year’s catechetical theme, offered by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, “I received from the Lord what I also handed on to you,” is a […]