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Catholics, Methodists work together to feed community

Just west of Fort Wayne is the small community of Arcola. It may be something less than a one-stoplight town, but the community boasts a heart larger than its borders. […]

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Seminarians give the gift of song

Christmas caroling is mostly a thing of the past, a nostalgic practice of bygone days when carolers dressed in Victorian costumes and sang songs like “Good King Wenceslas.” But this […]

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Oratory’s sacred art honors beauty Mary Magdalene saw in the risen Lord

FORT WAYNE — As early as April, when the wooden framework of the Oratory of St. Mary Magdalene was rising, pastor Father Daniel Scheidt called the future perpetual adoration chapel […]

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Families observe feast of St. Nicholas at holy hour

By Isabel Kern Observing the Advent season looks a lot different this year than it has in previous years. Nevertheless, parishes continue to provide opportunities that encourage families to observe […]

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Around the Diocese: December 6, 2020

Virtual Marian retreat for high school students NOTRE DAME — High school students looking for an opportunity to connect spiritually with other students their age are invited to participate in […]

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Writer finds inspiration in his Catholic faith

Joe Mauck has seen most of the country and met many Broadway and Hollywood stars during his lifetime. But he said his greatest life experiences were the “other blessings; very […]

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Campus disciples sustain Guadalupe connections

Prayerful pageantry generated by the Latino student community at the University of Notre Dame will not electrify a campus congregation this Dec. 12 like it has in past years. With […]

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Priests make headway at new parishes during pandemic

An African proverb says: “Smooth seas do not make skillful sailors.” While moving from parish to parish is common in priestly ministry, the changes priests encounter in adjusting to a […]

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Ministry with youth — Superstars of Service: Jenny Buchs

St. Michael the Archangel’s deep roots of parish life date back to the mid 1800s, with just 14 families who built a church in a beautiful rural setting in Waterloo. […]

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ABA mini videos tell simple stories

“What is life about? Why am I here? Why did God create me?” Father Mark Gurtner, vicar general for the Diocese of Fort Wayne South Bend, spoke on these questions […]

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COVID-19 brings together priest, students — over theology

When it comes to educating young people on the truths of the Catholic faith, who better to teach them than someone who has spent years steeped in the faith? St. […]

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Parishes commemorate All Souls’ Day

All Souls’ Day on Nov. 2 — often overshadowed by the holy day of obligation that immediately precedes it, All Saints’ Day — has a rich and important history of […]