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‘Impelled to build community’

While ambling through the sanctuaries of most Catholic churches, one seldom ponders their beginnings and the rich stories that often accompany the founding of a parish. Most Precious Blood Catholic […]

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There’s a family feeling at Queen of Angels

On July 4, 1947, the Independence Day holiday was celebrated in and around the city of Fort Wayne with fireworks, picnics, marching bands and the flag; but there was extra-special […]

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Parishes offer children’s eucharistic adoration

‘Let the children come to me’ In the Gospel of St. Matthew, one finds the story of Jesus beckoning children to come to him. He says, “Let the children come […]

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The oldest Mishawaka parish: St. Joseph

St. Joseph Church is the oldest parish in Mishawaka. It can be seen among other downtown buildings, thanks to its tall, green steeple. “I am grateful to Bishop Rhoades for […]

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St. Bavo: faith home of Mishawaka’s Flemish community

St. Bavo Catholic Church is located in downtown Mishawaka. The parish strives to share their commitment to the Catholic faith through liturgical celebrations, prayer, education, service and spiritual growth. This […]

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St. Monica looks to grow in prayer

Often referred to as the parish on the park, St. Monica Catholic Church is situated north of downtown Mishawaka, just across the river. “St. Monica is very much a family,” […]

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Three parishes build community through one school

Mishawaka Catholic School was created in 2011. The school combines three former Catholic grade schools to create one kindergarten through eighth-grade school. Together they combine over 300 years of faith-filled […]

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Bishop Rhoades announces a pleasant surprise at Blessed Sacrament Parish

Click here for more photos from the event. Usually there are few surprises when Catholics attend Mass. But the parishioners of Blessed Sacrament Church in Albion who attended the 4 […]

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Annual Peacefest concludes with a call to be peacemakers

Although Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades could not make it to the Catholic trivia night this year at Queen of Peace parish’s annual Peacefest, he was as enthusiastic to top off […]

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A faith-filled Catholic community with a strong French heritage

St. Louis, Besancon Catholic Parish in New Haven was established in 1846 by a group of French settlers who, inspired by pioneer priests like Father Julian Benoit, wanted to bring […]

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Strengthening each other, serving the community

What draws people to a particular parish remains subjective to the individual or family who is seeking. Some desire a strong sense of community, while others love a lively worship […]

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IMD: ‘All we need is Christ’: the farmers’ parish

“People come here for the small community and the truth,” said Father Paul McCarthy about St. Stanislaus Kostka Parish. Father McCarthy has been the pastor at the small farm-town parish […]