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Elkhart rallies for life

Advocates for the lives of the preborn gather Saturday, Jan. 30, on the streets surrounding St. Thomas the Apostle Church, encouraging passing motorists to remember all human life is sacred. […]

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Diocese

Parents appreciate in-person learning — and having options

The four Zielinski children, who range from 6 to 18 years old, began attending Holy Family School, South Bend, as preschoolers. Kelley, their mother, said the school has always felt […]

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Catholic schools ‘shine bright’ 

Mary Keefer, principal at St. John the Baptist School in Fort Wayne, has been in teaching for many years and so has experienced the inner workings of the Catholic schools […]

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Experiment in access to science successful at St. Adalbert

St. Adalbert School in South Bend has long had a family-like relationship with students at the University of Notre Dame. Students at Fisher Hall dormitory make time to tutor students […]

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Teacher MaryAnn Hinora — Marian teacher reminisces on 25 years of service

Teaching in a Catholic school means much more than ensuring good grades in the classroom; as MaryAnn Hinora knows, it also means personifying Christ’s self-giving love to one’s students and […]

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Superstars of service: Antonio Marchi

Antioch Youth Community serves teens in St. Joseph County and offers them the opportunity to know, love and serve Christ. Antonio Marchi directs the ministry, which is a cooperation between […]

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Adoration chapel invites visitors to spend time with the risen Lord

St. Vincent de Paul Parish in Fort Wayne has a longstanding and rich history of adoring Christ in the holy Eucharist. An adoration chapel incorporated into the 2001 construction of […]

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Teacher Kurtis Homan — Preparing students for life

Teaching in Catholic schools was something Kurtis Homan said he kind of fell into as a young graduate of the University of Saint Francis. He never expected to spend nearly […]

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St. Anthony de Padua School grateful for lunchtime help

On a typical school day, the kitchen staff at Marian High School, Mishawaka, prepares lunch for the students of both Marian and St. Anthony de Padua School, South Bend. When […]

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#iGiveCatholic — ‘The generosity has been absolutely amazing’

No matter what difficulties a year may bring, charitable organizations still have financial needs. And although people are often generous in their giving, 2020’s Giving Tuesday made a particularly appreciated […]

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Christ our light: hope for a fearful world

Perhaps no liturgical season focuses more on hope than the season of Advent. But during the year 2020 — an unprecedented 12 months in the lives of the modern generations […]

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St. Patrick rectory blessed a year after fire

On Veterans Day in 2019, the rectory of St. Patrick Parish in Arcola burned down. Thirteen months after the destructive fire, Father Thadeus Balinda, who was unharmed in the incident, […]