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Around the Diocese: May 26, 2024

St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Students Honor Our Lady with Rosary Rally FORT WAYNE – Inspired by the three shepherd children of Fatima, hundreds of students and staff members at St. […]

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After 50 Years in Ministry, Father Bill Schooler Set to Retire

When Monsignor William Schooler – widely known as “Father Bill” across the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend – reached the priestly retirement age of 75, he asked Bishop Rhoades if […]

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Diocesan Pilgrims Recount ‘Sacred Steps’ on the Camino de Santiago

Hundreds of pilgrims from the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend have hiked or biked along the Camino de Santiago de Compostela, a network of pathways through France, Italy, Portugal, and […]

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Andrew Barnes Ordained to the Order of the Diaconate

“Deacon Andy … that sounds good,” Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades said with a smile at the end of the Mass in which he ordained Deacon Andrew Barnes to the sacred […]

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Celebrating Top Graduates of Our Diocesan High Schools

BISHOP LUERS Liliana Margaret Dippold, Valedictorian Parish: St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, Fort Wayne Elementary and middle school attended: St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parents’ names: Mark and Kelly Dippold College: University […]

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St. Henry Confirmands Called to ‘Remain in God’s Love’

By Alicia Guzman On the evening of Saturday, May 4, Bishop Rhodes confirmed 53 candidates from St. Henry Parish in Fort Wayne, and 10 students received their first holy Communion. […]

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Around the Diocese: May 12, 2024

Catholic Charities Seeks Help After Box Truck Destroyed Officials with Catholic Charities of Fort Wayne-South Bend announced on Wednesday, May 1, that a piece of vital equipment used to help […]

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Decatur Community Marks 100 Years of Catholic Education

A century of Catholic education has passed in the St. Joseph School building in Decatur. Bishop Rhoades joined St. Mary of the Assumption Pastor Father Dave Ruppert and Father Stephen […]

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Holy Cross Valedictorian’s Journey Guided by Faith

Carmen Stephanie Nuñez of South Bend has put her Catholic faith and family at the forefront of her life choices. Graduating from St. Adalbert Catholic Grade School and Saint Joseph […]

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‘Popes on a Rope’ Offers Visual Lesson on Church History

By Cindy Black A project that Father Tom Shoemaker calls “low tech” has been making a big impact on his audiences across the diocese for decades. “It’s quite simple – […]

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Around the Diocese: May 5, 2024

Catholic ChariTEA Promotes Mental Health for Women The first Catholic ChariTEA was held on Sunday, April 28, at the Fort Wayne Country Club to honor woman and promote Catholic Charities’ […]

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Bishop Rhoades Confirms Dozens of Notre Dame Students

Alive with the beauty of blossoming trees and blooming flowers, the campus of the University of Notre Dame displayed the glory of God’s creation on Sunday, April 28. Fittingly, inside […]