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Catholic artist infuses faith into painting

Elegant portraits, flowers and animals painted on various forms of porcelain, such as lamps, vases, framed pieces and other antiques line the walls and fill the shelves of Barbara Bougher’s […]

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Three new priests called to ‘lay down your lives’

As the Easter season drew to a close, the joy of the Resurrection continued in the priestly ordination of three men on Saturday, June 4, at the Cathedral of the […]

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Confirmation brings adult Catholics into deeper faith life

Sisters Liliana Loredo, 17, and Fatima Loredo Estrada, 16, parishioners of Holy Family in South Bend, shared their happiness at being able to receive their confirmation. They were among the […]

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After many trials, organ blessed, ‘sounds a joyful noise to the Lord’

On May 22, St. Pius X in Granger welcomed Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades to the parish to bless and dedicate their recently-installed Holtkamp organ. The instrument was formerly the property […]

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Catholic education brought first-year teacher back to diocesan school

Attending Catholic schools influenced Jillian Walter’s life so greatly that she knew she wanted to come back and teach other students in the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend. After her […]

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Five men ordained to life of service

As the Church’s first deacons were appointed to minister to its members in the Acts of the Apostles, so too are modern-day deacons called to serve others. On May 21, […]

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Around the Diocese: May 22, 2022

Central Catholic remembrance planned FORT WAYNE – The Central Catholic Alumni Association invites all former students, staff and faculty to the Central Catholic Memorial Plaza on E. Lewis Street in […]

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Father Meyer prepares for ‘call within a call’

“A call within a call” was how St. Mother Teresa described God’s request of her to establish a new religious community in service to the poorest of the poor. A similar […]

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Memories bittersweet as Franciscan friars recall 91 years in Steuben County 

The friars soon will be gone, but the men’s caring spirit will live on at St. Anthony of Padua Parish in Angola.  The Conventual Franciscan Friars of Our Lady of […]

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Residents participate in city-wide church tour

Residents of Fort Wayne participated in the First Annual Sanctuaries and Stained Glass Tour on Sunday, May 15.  Participants had the opportunity to explore a number of churches and Christian […]

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‘O Beautiful Mother’ honors Mary, all mothers

The sun was shining high in the sky and drying the wetness off the grass on Saturday, May 7. Purple henbits and yellow dandelions popped up bright in the green […]

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We introduce the Class of 2022

All students work hard to finish their high school careers with high marks. Some however rise to the top of their classes and become valedictorians and salutatorians. Here are those […]