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Parish takes leap of faith to bring joy to children

A late-night leap of faith by Mom Amanda Woodiel paid off, and 150 ‘Boxes of Joy’ are on their way to children in five impoverished countries through Cross Catholic Outreach’s […]

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Legacy of love continues beyond loss

She called herself “the beggar.” She believed that was God’s intention for her life. So when Virginia Schrantz, founder of Miss Virginia’s Food Pantry on the south side of Fort […]

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Seminarians seek Cupertino three-peat

Marian High School, Mishawaka, will host the sixth annual Cupertino Classic basketball game Dec. 27. The seminarians, back-to-back Cupertino Classic champions captained by Benjamin Landrigan, seek to maintain their streak, […]

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Around the Diocese: November 17, 2019

‘Service of the Longest Night’ ST. MEINRAD — Abbey Caskets, a work of St. Meinrad Archabbey, will host a Service of the Longest Night on Saturday, Dec. 14, at 6 […]

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St. Patrick, Arcola, rectory destroyed by fire

FORT WAYNE – Father Tad Balinda, pastor of St. Patrick Parish in Arcola, near Fort Wayne, was not harmed in a fire that broke out late Monday, Nov. 11, in […]

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Noble County gains Right to Life chapter

In every conversation about the newly founded Noble County Right to Life chapter, the word “providential” echoes. It all started two years ago, according to core team member Lucy Papaik. […]

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Adoration event takes Christ out into the world

Our Lady of Good Hope Parish in Fort Wayne offers a different way and place to pray during its outdoor Adoration Under the Stars event.  Father Daniel Whelan, Our Lady […]

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Christ the King School seeks to further God’s kingdom

Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades greeted eighth graders at Christ the King School, South Bend, with an exclamation: “Three times in one week!” The students were confirmed by the bishop on […]

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‘How is He calling you to become a saint?’

Focusing on living real discipleship with Jesus Christ and following Him, Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades celebrated Mass with Catholic school students from the western side of the Diocese of Fort […]

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Requiem service a tribute to souls

An upcoming requiem prayer service and concert at St. Vincent de Paul Church, Elkhart, will have personal meaning not only to organizer and director of sacred music Brad Todorovich, but […]

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Convenient Grace: Profiles in the CCD/Religious Education setting

October is the month during which the attention of Catholics is drawn to pondering the mysteries of the rosary. During the month of the holy rosary, catechists look to Mary, […]

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Success through service encouraged during pastoral visit

ELKHART — On the feast day of its patron, Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades visited St. Vincent de Paul School in downtown Elkhart and encouraged kindergarten through eighth grade students to […]