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Catechumens, Candidates Enter Final Preparations After Rite of Election

At the Rite of Election, Bishop Rhoades clarified that the event wasn’t “a political election – no one has voted for you.” He paused, then added, generating laughter in the […]

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We Have a ‘God Who Chooses,’ Bishop Says at Rite of Election

“For the sake of Jacob, my servant, and Israel, my elect, I have called you by your name. I have taken you up though you have known me not.” – […]

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National Eucharistic Pilgrimage to Visit 11 Parishes Across Diocese 

Officials with the National Eucharistic Revival announced on Thursday, February 22, detail of the four routes for the National Eucharistic Pilgrimage that will traverse the United States this summer. The […]

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Around the Diocese: February 25, 2024

Diocesan Schools Honored for Strong IREAD Scores On Thursday, February 15, 14 schools of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend were honored by state leaders for having scores of 95 […]

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St. Joseph in Garrett to Host Eucharistic Art Show

By Matt Getts St. Joseph Parish in Garrett will be linking artistic expression with the ongoing Eucharistic Revival through a unique Holy Eucharist Art Show to be held Friday, March […]

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Around the Diocese: February 18, 2024

Pro-Life Breakfast Brings African American Community Together SOUTH BEND – On Saturday, February 10, officials with Right to Life Michiana hosted the organization’s annual African Americans for Life Breakfast in […]

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Bishop Rhoades Forms Diocesan Pastoral Council to Listen, Serve

As members of the newly formed Diocesan Pastoral Council gathered for their first meeting on Saturday, February 10 – the feast day of St. Scholastica – they began by praying with […]

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Black Catholic Spirituality Fully Alive at St. Augustine

Nestled in historic downtown South Bend, Catholics of all backgrounds are invited to celebrate their faith at St. Augustine Parish. The multiracial parish in the African American tradition began with […]

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CRS Rice Bowl Program Funds Vital Assistance to Poor

Ahead of the upcoming Lenten season, parishes across the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend will be participating in the annual Catholic Relief Services Rice Bowl Program by distributing the cardboard […]

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Holy Cross School Students Record Songs for Hallow App

In her role as Principal of Holy Cross School in South Bend, Annie Borjas is presented many ideas for student activities, and she doesn’t always say yes. But when musical […]

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Catholic Schools Week Offers Special Events, Fun

From Sunday, January 28, through Saturday, February 3, students and staff from Catholic schools across the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend participated in the annual National Catholic Schools Week, during […]

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Bishop Rhoades: Like St. John Bosco, Anchor Your Life to Mary, the Eucharist

Scores of the faithful at St. John Bosco Church in Churubusco gathered on Wednesday, January 31, to close out the parish’s 40 Hours devotion. They came to sing and pray, […]