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Superstars of service: Antonio Marchi

Antioch Youth Community serves teens in St. Joseph County and offers them the opportunity to know, love and serve Christ. Antonio Marchi directs the ministry, which is a cooperation between […]

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Adoration chapel invites visitors to spend time with the risen Lord

St. Vincent de Paul Parish in Fort Wayne has a longstanding and rich history of adoring Christ in the holy Eucharist. An adoration chapel incorporated into the 2001 construction of […]

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Teacher Kurtis Homan — Preparing students for life

Teaching in Catholic schools was something Kurtis Homan said he kind of fell into as a young graduate of the University of Saint Francis. He never expected to spend nearly […]

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St. Anthony de Padua School grateful for lunchtime help

On a typical school day, the kitchen staff at Marian High School, Mishawaka, prepares lunch for the students of both Marian and St. Anthony de Padua School, South Bend. When […]

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#iGiveCatholic — ‘The generosity has been absolutely amazing’

No matter what difficulties a year may bring, charitable organizations still have financial needs. And although people are often generous in their giving, 2020’s Giving Tuesday made a particularly appreciated […]

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Christ our light: hope for a fearful world

Perhaps no liturgical season focuses more on hope than the season of Advent. But during the year 2020 — an unprecedented 12 months in the lives of the modern generations […]

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St. Patrick rectory blessed a year after fire

On Veterans Day in 2019, the rectory of St. Patrick Parish in Arcola burned down. Thirteen months after the destructive fire, Father Thadeus Balinda, who was unharmed in the incident, […]

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At Christmas in Steuben County, ‘food is love’

The churches in Steuben County will bring a bit of comfort to residents who find themselves alone on Christmas Day this year. Thanks to a collaboration between them and Caruso’s […]

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Living Nativity provides Advent hope in pandemic darkness

A crackling fire and a pavilion filled with hay attracted 100 people for an Advent celebration steeped in joy. On the weekend of Dec. 20, the parishioners of SS. Peter […]

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St. Joseph Parish creates digital Advent calendar

Most Christmas calendars include the 25 days in December. But what lies behind each flap lifted up during the countdown doesn’t always have spiritual value; it’s more likely to be […]

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Parishes plan carefully to accommodate Christmas crowds

How will the season’s liturgical celebrations look this year? That’s the question that many people have been asking as Dec. 25 approaches. The Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend has been […]

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Father Charles Herman born into eternal life

Father Charles Herman is being remembered this week by parishioners of St. Francis Xavier in Pierceton this week as someone who was more concerned about how he could be present […]