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Divine Mercy celebration motivated by faithfulness

As Catholics from a wide area gathered at St. Anthony de Padua Church in South Bend on April 8, their special observance of Divine Mercy Sunday evoked memories of trust […]

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St. Joseph, protector and provider for the Holy Family

In celebration of their patronal feast on March 19, members of St. Joseph Parish in South Bend gathered for Mass and a special reflection recounting the legacy of St. Joseph […]

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Goshen ‘Dreamer’ wants to stay out of the shadows

Tears start to well up unbidden in the eyes of St. John the Evangelist parishioner Ana Bautista as she talks about what it’s like to be a Deferred Action for […]

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Right time for a journey of faith

The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults is a faith journey for those seeking full communion with the Catholic Church. “I always thought about it, but it never seemed to […]

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Around the Diocese: February 18, 2018

University of Saint Francis Spring Lecture Series  announced FORT WAYNE — The speakers and topics for the University of Saint Francis Philosophy/Theology Spring Lecture Series have been announced by the […]

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Catholic-Episcopalian vespers at St. Monica Church

Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades and Bishop Douglas E. Sparks, of the Episcopal Diocese of Northern Indiana, stand together at the end of a vespers service at St. Monica Church, Mishawaka, […]

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Catholic school teachers shine the ‘Light of Learning’

Tom Heminger, St. Jude School — Observing the everyday interactions between Tom Heminger and his students, one realizes that there is a unique quality in his teacher-student relationships. There is […]

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Visit by Bishop Rhoades much anticipated at St. Joseph School

Click here for more photos from the visit. Excitement was running high on Friday, Jan. 5, at St. Joseph School in Decatur, over a long-anticipated visit of Bishop Kevin C. […]

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Sacred Heart Parish, Notre Dame, closes 175th anniversary year

NOTRE DAME — On the solemnity of the Epiphany, Sunday, Jan. 7, the parish community of Sacred Heart, at the University of Notre Dame, celebrated a Mass with Bishop Kevin […]

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Full house for the Patroness of All the Americas

On Tuesday night, Dec. 12, St. Joseph Parish in Fort Wayne was packed. It was so full that two pews of Franciscan friars, upon seeing the number of families standing […]

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Distressed crèche restored at St. Charles Borromeo

The healing hands of a carpenter and a restorer have taken a broken, tattered crèche at St. Charles Borromeo Church, Fort Wayne, and made it whole again — taken it […]