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Priests spoil seminarian basketball streak

Marian High School, Mishawaka, hosted the sixth annual Cupertino Classic basketball game Friday, Dec. 27. While the seminarians, back-to-back Cupertino champions, were attempting a three-peat, the priests, captained by Father […]

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Deny and go forward: an Advent renewal

St. John the Baptist and Holy Family parishes in South Bend were overjoyed to welcome John Beaulieu, director of evangelization and engagement at Franciscan University of Steubenville, for a three-evening […]

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Focus on accommodation allows ‘profound’ faith experiences

In the Gospel of Luke, when John the Baptist sent messengers to ask Jesus if He was the long-awaited Messiah, Jesus pointed to works of healing He had performed — […]

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Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe brings parishes of different cultures together

Joyous singing and lively Mexican music filled St. Patrick Church beginning at 5 a.m. Dec. 12, as members of the Fort Wayne parish community welcomed the feast day of Our […]

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Finding friendship: disability awareness

Name of school in cutline below corrected on Dec. 5, as well as gender of student in 12th paragraph.     Susan Bear sees her son Ryan as an ambassador. […]

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Searching for the lost sheep

If there is one point to remember, it’s that there is hope. Hope for brothers and sisters, daughters and sons who have fallen away from the Church. Not only is […]

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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. […]