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At Christmas in Steuben County, ‘food is love’

The churches in Steuben County will bring a bit of comfort to residents who find themselves alone on Christmas Day this year. Thanks to a collaboration between them and Caruso’s […]

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Living Nativity provides Advent hope in pandemic darkness

A crackling fire and a pavilion filled with hay attracted 100 people for an Advent celebration steeped in joy. On the weekend of Dec. 20, the parishioners of SS. Peter […]

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St. Joseph Parish creates digital Advent calendar

Most Christmas calendars include the 25 days in December. But what lies behind each flap lifted up during the countdown doesn’t always have spiritual value; it’s more likely to be […]

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Parishes plan carefully to accommodate Christmas crowds

How will the season’s liturgical celebrations look this year? That’s the question that many people have been asking as Dec. 25 approaches. The Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend has been […]

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Father Charles Herman born into eternal life

Father Charles Herman is being remembered this week by parishioners of St. Francis Xavier in Pierceton this week as someone who was more concerned about how he could be present […]

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Catholics, Methodists work together to feed community

Just west of Fort Wayne is the small community of Arcola. It may be something less than a one-stoplight town, but the community boasts a heart larger than its borders. […]

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Seminarians give the gift of song

Christmas caroling is mostly a thing of the past, a nostalgic practice of bygone days when carolers dressed in Victorian costumes and sang songs like “Good King Wenceslas.” But this […]

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Oratory’s sacred art honors beauty Mary Magdalene saw in the risen Lord

FORT WAYNE — As early as April, when the wooden framework of the Oratory of St. Mary Magdalene was rising, pastor Father Daniel Scheidt called the future perpetual adoration chapel […]

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Families observe feast of St. Nicholas at holy hour

By Isabel Kern Observing the Advent season looks a lot different this year than it has in previous years. Nevertheless, parishes continue to provide opportunities that encourage families to observe […]

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Around the Diocese: December 6, 2020

Virtual Marian retreat for high school students NOTRE DAME — High school students looking for an opportunity to connect spiritually with other students their age are invited to participate in […]

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Writer finds inspiration in his Catholic faith

Joe Mauck has seen most of the country and met many Broadway and Hollywood stars during his lifetime. But he said his greatest life experiences were the “other blessings; very […]

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Campus disciples sustain Guadalupe connections

Prayerful pageantry generated by the Latino student community at the University of Notre Dame will not electrify a campus congregation this Dec. 12 like it has in past years. With […]