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Legal professionals hear suggestions for holiness

FORT WAYNE — Law is shaped by culture. In fact, the two reinforce each other, which is why one of today’s biggest challenges comes from the direction of modern culture. […]

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Large Catholic families live against the grain

They might have once been commonplace, but modern society often treats large families as an anomaly. American culture is geared toward two-income parents, so neither stays at home with the […]

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Gropps thankful for the power of prayer

Even for a family rooted in their Catholic faith, a health scare can elevate the ability to trust in the Lord — and show just how powerful prayer can be.  […]

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Sisterly love: teen girls use talents for greater good

While other teenage girls focus on enjoying their high school experience, Charis, Kenady and Cayley Hall are spending their formative years pursuing grand plans. The three sisters, ages 17, 15 […]

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Burying the dead: A guide to Catholic funeral planning

  Download the eight-page special supplement. Liturgical norms for the celebration of funeral rites The importance of the Catholic funeral Mass Guidelines for the funeral liturgy with cremated remains present […]

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St. Elizabeth Ann Seton teachers voted best in middle school 

By Theresa Carroll When students arrive in Deb Brough’s classroom, they are greeted with a smile from a teacher who knows how to deliver content so students understand. Brough invites […]

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St. Casimir inaugurates Nocturnal Adoration Society

“Whatever its size, every parish in Mexico has a Nocturnal Adoration Society,” said Alvaro Bautista, who moved to the United States from Mexico more than 20 years ago. So, it […]

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Desiring to become saints: South Bend All-Schools Mass

On the memorial of St. Pope John XXIII, Oct. 11, Catholic schools on the South Bend side of the diocese gathered at the Edmund P. Joyce Center at the University […]

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‘Journeying Together’ as the pilgrim people of God

Bishop opens diocesan phase of synodal process The following is the text of the homily given by Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades at the Mass opening the diocesan phase of the […]

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Superstars of service — Jonathan Evangelista 

St. John the Evangelist Parish’s vision statement says, “we have encountered Jesus Christ in His Church and desire to share the joy of that encounter with the whole world. We […]

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Parish invokes protection of St. Gerard in caring for moms and moms-to-be

At Our Lady of Good Hope Church in Fort Wayne, supporting expectant mothers and women who have young children arose naturally from parishioners recognizing the needs of those within the […]

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Former Columbia City pastor charged

FORT WAYNE — A criminal investigation into charges of sexual misconduct with a minor by Father David Huneck, pastor of St. Paul of the Cross Parish in Columbia City, has […]