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St. Therese, Little Flower dedicated to supporting every parish family

Having so many people confined at home over the past year has spotlighted the importance of the domestic church. Last fall, the parish leadership team at St. Therese, Little Flower, […]

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Sensory-friendly Masses welcoming for Catholics of all abilities

Imagine not being able to attend Mass as a family, worshipping God together, because the lights, sounds, crowds or any other stimuli could trigger a massive behavioral outburst in a […]

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Faith found in the Far East brings Ballentine home

After nearly 10 years of postponements, this spring will mark the fulfillment of Brandon Ballentine’s longing. He will become a member of the Catholic faith when he is welcomed into […]

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Friends reunited through Catholic parish

In 1920, in the small town called Logansport, two little girls were born. Today, when asked who is older, Anna Marie Brough’s hand shoots straight up. With a smile on […]

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Walking with Moms in Need — Initiative asks parishioners to be Christ’s presence for pregnant women and mothers

For Jackie Oberhausen, the idea behind the U.S. Catholic bishops’ new Walking with Moms in Need initiative is clear. “We all are our brother’s keeper,” said Oberhausen, the Walking with […]

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Church elects catechumens for sacraments of initiation at Rite of Election 

Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades celebrated the Rite of Election Feb. 21 at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Fort Wayne and Feb. 28 at St. Matthew Cathedral in South […]

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Mission is ‘lifestyle’ at Granger dental clinic

Tree of Life Dental clinic might seem similar to other dental offices, but it serves a purpose beyond cleaning teeth and filling cavities. A portion of the proceeds from Tree […]

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Come home: The Light Is On For You

Virtual interactions have become a regularity, and some Catholics are struggling to keep themselves afloat in a world where people seem so disconnected because of social distancing.  Community is a […]

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Catholic dating — Finding the road to happiness, peace, joy and eternal life

When it comes to dating, an official “rule book” doesn’t exist. In fact, as the world changes, with communication and human relationships being continually redefined, how to date becomes increasingly […]

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Around the Diocese: February 21, 2021

Institute for Catholic Innovation seeks big ideas  HUNTINGTON – OSV Institute for Catholic Innovation has announced the opening of application submissions for the 2021 OSV Challenge, a multi-round entrepreneurial competition […]

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Book chronicles St. Bernard Parish history

History, once lost, cannot be rediscovered; it can only be speculated upon. So Wabash County Associate Historian Michael Thompson and St. Bernard Parish secretary Ann Unger have been working hard […]

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Parish music minister to compose melodic retirement

The soundtrack of Jim Didier’s life is liturgical.  For six decades, worshippers at two Fort Wayne parishes have drawn closer to the Lord through the vocation of the musician, vocalist […]