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South Bend baby box ‘sends a message’

The mission of Safe Haven Baby Boxes is to aid mothers in crisis, and the baby boxes that they have helped install in locations across Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky and even […]

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Great-grandmother’s cause lives on in posterity

More than 45 years ago when abortion was made legal in the U.S., a local woman saw the need to support pregnant women and help protect the lives of unborn […]

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Twenty deacon candidates installed as acolytes

The smell of incense wafted through the air at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Fort Wayne on Sunday, Jan. 16 as 20 men took their final liturgical step […]

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Around the Diocese: January 16, 2022

Theology on Tap winter series FORT WAYNE – Theology on Tap will begin a winter series in February titled “Go Forth!” This will be held every Tuesday of the month […]

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Extending welcome key to boosting African American vocations

They are called vocation stories: people’s accounts of how they felt God calling them to use their faith and gifts in service to the Church, their family or to others. […]

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Vespers kicks off year of sesquicentennial celebrations in Auburn

Immaculate Conception Parish in Auburn reverently began a series of sesquicentennial celebrations Sunday evening, Jan. 9. Led by Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades, the northeast Indiana faith community joined the bishop […]

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Diocese to host synod listening sessions

The Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend opened the 2021-2023 Synod on synodality on Oct. 16 of last year, and this year will begin hosting sessions for members of the diocese […]

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Around the diocese: January 9, 2021

Pastor honored with St. Brother Andre Medal NOTRE DAME — One might say Father Jim Fenstermaker, CSC, pastor of Holy Cross Parish in South Bend, traveled back in time to […]

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‘It’s about God;’ evangelization abounds for layman

Steve Till has often wondered why God allowed him to remain away from the Catholic Church for so long – 40 years, in fact. He stated that: “I come to […]

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Follow the ‘stars’ of the saints, encourages bishop on Epiphany

“My Christmas celebration would not be complete without worshipping our newborn King with you here at St. Matt’s,” declared Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades on the feast of the Epiphany, which […]

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Seminarians handily defeat priests at Cupertino Classic

The seminarian team defeated the priests by over 20 points in the annual Cupertino Classic basketball game at the University of Saint Francis Hutzell Center Monday evening, Dec. 27. The […]

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‘We must not become distracted’

On Christmas Eve, worshippers were reminded that the light of Christ still shines in the world today  FORT WAYNE — Candles and brightly lit Christmas trees enhanced the majesty of […]