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St. Rose of Lima Parish celebrates 150 years

Click here for more photos from the celebration. St. Rose of Lima Parish completes 150 years in 2018. This significant anniversary is an opportunity to celebrate the gift of faith, […]

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Around the Diocese: November 18, 2018

Priests vs. seminarians roundball Dec. 27 FORT WAYNE — The basketball tradition featuring priests and seminarians is coming back to Fort Wayne on Thursday, Dec. 27, at 6:30 p.m. in […]

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Solemn high Mass commemorates faithful departed with tradition, mystery

From the early days of Christianity, following the example of Jewish custom, the Church has sought to offer prayers and supplications for its deceased members. As the development of liturgy […]

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St. Louis Academy celebrates completion of construction project

Click here for more photos by Joe Romie. Parishioners of St. Louis, Besancon, New Haven, packed their church for a Mass celebrated by Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades Sunday, Oct. 14, […]

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Father Matthew Coonan, Ironman priest

Ironman Triathlons are grueling races. They begin with a 2.4-mile swim, followed without break by a 112-mile bike ride. As if that was not enough, as soon as the competitors […]

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Father Polycarp Fernando observes 40th jubilee

Some priests are gifted with a missionary spirit and serve people on the fringes of society: the addicted, the forgotten, the elderly and the sick. Father Polycarp Fernando is one […]

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St. Vincent de Paul celebrates 150 years as an ‘immigrant church’

Click here for more photos from the event. St. Vincent de Paul Parish in Elkhart celebrated its sesquicentennial of serving the faithful in Elkhart on Sunday, Sept. 30, with a […]

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Sisters’ presence in Huntington parish ends after 150 years

For a century and a half, the School Sisters of Notre Dame have served SS. Peter and Paul Parish in Huntington. On Sunday, Sept. 16, the parish celebrated that legacy […]

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Parish program models call to be missionary disciples

The Lord often plants desires in the hearts of those He calls that do not bloom immediately but come to fruition at the time and place ordained in His perfect […]

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Grant to help parish connect with millennials

St. Monica Parish, Mishawaka, is already a vibrant community for members of all ages. But, spurred by a grant from Saint Meinrad Seminary & School of Theology, the parish is taking […]

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Growing with St. Paul of the Cross missions

St. Paul of the Cross Parish in Columbia City starts its members on mission trips relatively young, as evidenced by Stephanie Hamilton, the parish youth minister. “I’ve been a member […]

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St. Bernard Parish mourns loss of Father Sextus Don

Father Sextus Don, 66, passed away suddenly July 28 in Fort Wayne. He will be missed by St. Bernard Church parishioners and others and is being remembered for his love […]