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Deacon Tardy receives Black role models award

Last year, after considering the possibilities of virtual-meeting technology, a long-established, Chicago-based Catholic group of Black women decided to geographically expand the reach of their annual salute to role models […]

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Mechanical upgrades among projects funded by Parishes-in-Need program

FORT WAYNE — The Parishes-in-Need Fund Committee met during the winter to review parish requests for financial assistance of church projects. The committee recommended a total of $199,649 be granted […]

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St. Dominic Hispanic community commemorates Christ’s passion

The Spanish-speaking community of St. Dominic Parish in Bremen gathered Good Friday evening for the commemoration of Christ’s passion.  After the Liturgy of the Word, including John’s account of the […]

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Baby shower for Mary, mother of the Lord

A few mothers and grandmothers from the Moms Group at St. John the Evangelist Parish, Goshen, gathered to pray the rosary before a March 27 baby shower in honor of […]

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Priest’s witness enhances understanding of worldwide Church

The universality of the Church unites Catholics all over the world, be they in the U.S., Africa or elsewhere. Forms of worship may appear slightly different throughout the world, but […]

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Black Catholic poet shares experience in verse

Poetry is often a personal expression of one’s life – his or her emotions, experiences and worldview. For a South Bend man, poetry has become an expression of his faith […]

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‘Hosanna in the highest’: Palm Sunday

“Today, Palm Sunday, we begin Holy Week with our minds and our hearts lifted up to the Lord, focusing on the great event of our salvation: the Passion, Death and […]

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Father Phillip Widmann, ‘the good Lord’s disciple’

The Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend has bid farewell to one of its beloved priests. Father Phillip Widmann passed from this life on March 16.  Father Widmann served as a […]

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Sacred Heart celebrates eucharistic liturgy with Bishop Rhoades

Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades celebrated Mass with students at Sacred Heart School in Warsaw Tuesday, March 16, and told them he “couldn’t think of a better way to start my […]

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A Christian family Seder meal: Bring theology to the table

FORT WAYNE — For a number of years now, the Deacon Frederick and Lisa Everett family has enjoyed the tradition of celebrating a Christian Seder meal on Holy Thursday. A […]

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Superstars of service — Abigail Ulbrich

From being baptized in St. Mary’s Chapel at Boston College as an infant to receiving her double major in theology and philosophy at the school, Abigail Ulbrich’s faith journey ultimately […]

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‘I knew I was in God’s presence’

Bill King never thought much about faith while he was growing up.  “I believed in God but didn’t have a strong conviction in a specific religious belief,” he shared. “I […]