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St. Monica parishioners ‘Valentine’ former pastor

Making a nearly two-hour drive to visit a former pastor is a thoughtful gesture that demonstrates gratitude for the vital role priests play in the lives of the Catholic faithful. […]

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Bishop to Holy Cross students: Show kindness to others

Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades issued a challenge to Holy Cross grade school students in South Bend during a pastoral visit Jan. 31, which corresponded with the close of Catholic Schools […]

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I believe: The value of Catholic schools

Many choices for primary and secondary education exist in modern society. Advocates for Catholic schools — parents, teachers, administrators and the students themselves — often sacrifice much for the opportunity […]

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Knights of Columbus confers father and son to fourth degree

This fall, Fort Wayne residents Gary Schleinkofer and his son, Alec, became fourth degree Knights of Columbus. Fourth degree is the highest achievable rank in the Knights. With nearly 2 […]

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Around the Diocese: January 12, 2020

Yahne receives St. Mary, Mother of God Parish award FORT WAYNE — For a decade following the death of Father Tom O’Connor, St. Mary, Mother of God Parish in Fort […]

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Bishop Rhoades, The Scally Brothers: diocesan World Youth Day

Last year, Pope Francis announced the theme of the World Youth Day diocesan conferences that would take place around the world in 2020: “Young man, I say to you, arise.” […]

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Priests spoil seminarian basketball streak

Marian High School, Mishawaka, hosted the sixth annual Cupertino Classic basketball game Friday, Dec. 27. While the seminarians, back-to-back Cupertino champions, were attempting a three-peat, the priests, captained by Father […]

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Deny and go forward: an Advent renewal

St. John the Baptist and Holy Family parishes in South Bend were overjoyed to welcome John Beaulieu, director of evangelization and engagement at Franciscan University of Steubenville, for a three-evening […]

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Focus on accommodation allows ‘profound’ faith experiences

In the Gospel of Luke, when John the Baptist sent messengers to ask Jesus if He was the long-awaited Messiah, Jesus pointed to works of healing He had performed — […]

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Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe brings parishes of different cultures together

Joyous singing and lively Mexican music filled St. Patrick Church beginning at 5 a.m. Dec. 12, as members of the Fort Wayne parish community welcomed the feast day of Our […]

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Finding friendship: disability awareness

Name of school in cutline below corrected on Dec. 5, as well as gender of student in 12th paragraph.     Susan Bear sees her son Ryan as an ambassador. […]

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Searching for the lost sheep

If there is one point to remember, it’s that there is hope. Hope for brothers and sisters, daughters and sons who have fallen away from the Church. Not only is […]