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United to divine love: wedding anniversary couples celebrate

Married couples of all ages and backgrounds, united in their one common Catholic faith, came together at St. Matthew Cathedral, South Bend, to worship with Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades Sept. […]

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Superstars of service — Stephanie Hamilton

The conversion story of Scott Hahn in his book, “Rome Sweet Home,” has inspired thousands of people to the Catholic faith. Stephanie Hamilton is one of those readers.  Although she […]

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Annual Bishop’s Appeal — Invited to be witnesses to hope

FORT WAYNE — The Annual Bishop’s Appeal will kick off in many parishes of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend Sept. 26. As it gets underway, the hope — beyond […]

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Confirmation retreats to welcome candidates

FORT WAYNE — Eighth-grade youths to be confirmed during the 2021-22 school year are invited to join their counterparts in the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend for either of two […]

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Pizza champion lets her faith lead

Holy Cross College sophomore Carmela Maria Faustina Cataldo is named for her Italian grandmother, her father’s mother. And for St. Faustina Kowalska, the nun who shared the image and message […]

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Second day care location example of the Church ‘living what we are called to do’

Child care options have expanded for teachers at some Mishawaka and South Bend Catholic schools.  Saints and Squires Daycare, a ministry of St. Joseph Parish serving teachers at Mishawaka Catholic […]

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Special collection for Haiti

You have undoubtedly seen in the news the devastating effects of the recent earthquake in Haiti, followed by further devastation from Tropical Storm Grace. The people of Haiti are suffering, […]

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St. Louis, Besancon Parish marks 175-year anniversary

St. Louis, Besancon Parish in New Haven celebrated its 175-year anniversary Sunday, Aug. 22, three days before the feast of their patron saint.  After St. Louis pastor Father Louis Fowoyo […]

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Gifted and Sent Ministries brings inspiration and empowerment to parishes

Gifted and Sent Ministries conducted a four-part event in the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend at St. Catherine Nix Settlement in Columbia City Aug. 22. Gifted and Sent Ministries is […]

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Fortin answers call to service in the diaconate 

          *Please see important update at the end of this article. Dedication to the Eucharist and devotion to the Blessed Mother have helped seminarian LeeAllen Fortin […]

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New principals sign on with diocesan schools

  As students return to the classroom this fall, five new principals will lead schools in the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend. The four who are listed below are models […]

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Confirmation Masses of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

The following is a schedule of the fall Masses at which Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades will confer the sacrament of confirmation. *Additional parishes included St. Joseph Church, LaGrange Aug. 21 […]