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St. Joseph Parish: Vibrant parish continues Holy Cross tradition

Located in downtown South Bend, St. Joseph is widely considered the oldest Catholic worshiping community in the area. “We are a Holy Cross parish founded by Fr. Edward Sorin, CSC, […]

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100 adults receive confirmation in Fort Wayne, South Bend

The Most Rev. Kevin C. Rhoades, Bishop of Fort Wayne-South Bend, celebrated Mass Sunday, June 11, at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception and confirmed 49 adult Catholics from parishes […]

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Small-town church has large commitment to Christ

Southwest of Fort Wayne, just 3 miles from the Ohio state line, exists the small community of Monroeville. Like many smaller churches across the diocese, the Catholic parish of St. […]

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Deacons prepare for Ordination to the Priesthood

‘Blessed and prepared’: Deacon Dennis Di Benedetto His very name speaks of God. Benedetto meaning “blessed” in Italian, and Deacon Dennis Di Benedetto, of Italian-Sicilian heritage, feels just that. The […]

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St. Charles Borromeo is an active, thriving parish

St. Charles Borromeo Church, on the city’s northeast side, has 2,100 registered families. New pastor Father Tom Shoemaker has found the parish to be very welcoming. “I’m also impressed by […]

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St. Pius X Church dedicated: ‘A place whose beauty gives honor and glory to God’

Granger parish celebrates new worship space Click here for more photos from the event Click here for the 8-page pullout section from the dedication On Saturday, March 25, the gloom […]

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The neighborhood parish of Corpus Christi

Corpus Christi Parish is situated in a subdivision on land surrounded by large trees, creating such a tranquil setting that one almost forgets that the bustle of city life lies […]

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Latin Masses embraced at Sacred Heart Parish

The rich history behind Fort Wayne’s Sacred Heart parish illustrates the economic ebb and flow of the city’s southeast side. The parish was founded in 1947 as the result of […]

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Steuben County parishes begin Lenten journey

What are you giving up for Lent this year? This is a question Catholics, young and old, often ask one another as Ash Wednesday approaches and they make plans for […]

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St. Therese parishioners minister through service

A church is more than brick and mortar, and St. Therese is no exception, as one can see from the parish’s numerous school and church activities. St. Therese not only […]

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IMD: St. Aloysius and St. Therese Parishes in the spotlight

Click here for St. Therese Parish St. Aloysius Parish is known as home to many generations St. Aloysius Parish in Yoder has been a pillar of the small, rural community […]

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Grade school class reunion inspires donation

Earlier this year, Tim Rooney and Matt Momper attended the 40th class reunion of St. Jude School in Fort Wayne. Mass was celebrated at 5 p.m. that day, with the […]