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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 […]

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Parishioners embody patron’s missionary spirit

How did a young nun who spent most of her short adult life within the walls of a cloister come to be named the patron saint of missions? Mission comes […]

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Family, homelike feel found at St. Anthony de Padua

The stained-glass windows inside St. Anthony de Padua Church, South Bend, are more than just decoration. As is often the case in Catholic churches, the colorful glass fragments that line […]

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St. Mary of the Annunciation remembers souls, saints

A remembrance chapel. Even the name evokes warmth for the soul. The Remembrance Chapel at St. Mary of the Annunciation in Bristol is erected each year as a place to […]

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Immaculate Conception Parish marks 150-year anniversary

Immaculate Conception Parish in Kendallville celebrated its 150-year anniversary most appropriately on Friday, Dec. 8, the feast of the Immaculate Conception. As the pastor, Father James Stoyle, had predicted, the […]

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Men’s Schola Cantorum prays through chant

To walk into a darkened church and hear the harmony of voices united in medieval chant enhances the sacredness of the house of God. Preserving that sacredness is one reason […]

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Community, service and prayer: the foundations of St. Jude Parish

St. Jude Parish is lovingly referred to by parishioners as “one of the best kept secrets on the south side of South Bend.” Although the parish has faced challenges and […]