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Holy Spirit moves at healing services

In the New Testament, Jesus and His disciples performed miraculous healings through the power of the Holy Spirit. Sometimes, today, miracles seem to be associated with a person’s journey to […]

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Youths renewed on Blessed Solanus Casey canoe trip

Bridging the social distance A light spatter of warm rain only seemed to add to the joyful normalcy of a youth group canoe trip through the Salamonie Reservoir in Andrews […]

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Indiana bishops release statement on the dispensation from the obligation of Sunday Mass attendance

The Catholic bishops throughout the Province of Indianapolis, which is comprised of the Archdiocese of Indianapolis and the dioceses of Gary, Evansville, Fort Wayne-South Bend and Lafayette, have extended the […]

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Catholic schools: Pastors and principals will ­­decide how to best begin their school year

Diocesan Catholic schools’ reopening plans to be adjusted on school-by-school basis FORT WAYNE — In light of the continued adjustments needed to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Catholic Schools […]

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St. John family seeks out graces of sacraments

Michael and Amber Mascola admit they have not always practiced the Catholic faith, but over the past few months — since joining St. John the Evangelist Parish in Goshen — […]

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Teens told ‘Be not afraid’ at parish mission retreat

Mission and more on their minds (This article was updated July 23, 2020, to reflect correct identifications in photo captions.) Twenty-six teens from the youth group at St. Jude Parish […]

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Kingdom Builders launches in South Bend, La Porte

After Jesus gives His disciples the Beatitudes, the new instructions for ordering their lives and finding authentic peace and joy, He tells them, “seek first the Kingdom and His righteousness, […]

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Secretariat for Catholic Education publishes fall return-to-school plan

FORT WAYNE — In a letter dated July 6, the Catholic Schools Office of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend and the Secretariat for Education announced to parents, administrators, faculty […]

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Growth blesses parish committed to joy, RCIA and modern methods of communication

Father Jacob Meyer, pastor of St. Monica Parish in Mishawaka, has often described himself as a romantic. His great joy in witnessing young couples wedded in holy matrimony before the […]

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Memory of couple who escaped Nazis lives through endowment

Three students at St. Jude School, Fort Wayne, received a unique grant from a family at the parish. Peter, Bosco and Augustine Cing, brothers who immigrated from Vietnam, received the […]

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One year later: Couple reminisce on their journey to the Catholic Church

Sometimes God requires worldly sacrifices to give His children a greater good. Among them, converts to the Catholic faith sometimes face resistance from their friends and family when they unite […]

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Priests in the diocese celebrate jubilees

Priests of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend give their lives to serve in many and myriad ways. Read about their years of service in these stories saluting the jubilarians. […]