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St. Monica looks to grow in prayer

Often referred to as the parish on the park, St. Monica Catholic Church is situated north of downtown Mishawaka, just across the river. “St. Monica is very much a family,” […]

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Three parishes build community through one school

Mishawaka Catholic School was created in 2011. The school combines three former Catholic grade schools to create one kindergarten through eighth-grade school. Together they combine over 300 years of faith-filled […]

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Bishop Rhoades announces a pleasant surprise at Blessed Sacrament Parish

Click here for more photos from the event. Usually there are few surprises when Catholics attend Mass. But the parishioners of Blessed Sacrament Church in Albion who attended the 4 […]

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Annual Peacefest concludes with a call to be peacemakers

Although Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades could not make it to the Catholic trivia night this year at Queen of Peace parish’s annual Peacefest, he was as enthusiastic to top off […]

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A faith-filled Catholic community with a strong French heritage

St. Louis, Besancon Catholic Parish in New Haven was established in 1846 by a group of French settlers who, inspired by pioneer priests like Father Julian Benoit, wanted to bring […]

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Strengthening each other, serving the community

What draws people to a particular parish remains subjective to the individual or family who is seeking. Some desire a strong sense of community, while others love a lively worship […]

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IMD: ‘All we need is Christ’: the farmers’ parish

“People come here for the small community and the truth,” said Father Paul McCarthy about St. Stanislaus Kostka Parish. Father McCarthy has been the pastor at the small farm-town parish […]

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ATD: August 13, 2017

Forever Learning offers fall schedule SOUTH BEND — Michiana’s Forever Learning Institute is offering senior adults over 110 classes this fall on topics like health and fitness, creative arts, music, […]

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A century-old parish and committed community

Located in South Bend, Our Lady of Hungary Church and school have a long-standing history and community. Just last year the parish, founded in 1916, celebrated its 100th anniversary. It […]

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Children engage with ‘The Maker’ at Holy Family VBS

“When you find something that works as well as this, you keep it,” said parishioner Linda Lagodney. She was speaking about The Maker Fun Factory summer vacation Bible school, a […]

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Decades-long rummage sale tradition continues

By Marilyn Karpinski In 1970, when hair was long, love and peace were mantras and the Volkswagon Bus was the “hip” mode of transportation, the women of St. Anthony of […]

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Father Ramenaden celebrates 50 years as a monk

Father Bernard Ramenaden, OSB, stands at the altar of St. Gaspar del Bufalo Church, Rome City, where he has served as pastor for the last nine years. Originally from Sri […]