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Around the Diocese: March 15, 2020

Parish mission planned for Immaculate Conception LAOTTO — A parish mission is planned for Immaculate Conception Parish, 7046 E 400 S., starting Sunday, March 15, at 7 p.m. The theme […]

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Scrutinies bring catechumens closer to the celebration of Easter

The liturgical season of Lent soon will be half over. For catechumens who will be baptized at the Easter Vigil Mass, it’s time to prepare for the part of the […]

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Ugandan Stations of the Cross reflects culture of local parish

When St. Augustine parishioner Cheryl Ashe first saw the long, yellow banner with Jesus crucified in the middle, surrounded by the Stations of the Cross, she felt it would be important […]

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A visible illustration of holiness: incense

There is something almost mystical in clouds of incense smoke filling a sacred space, ascending to heaven and seemingly carrying the prayers of the faithful to God. Some people delight […]

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‘As iron sharpens iron’; 90 days to Christian masculinity

Four Warsaw residents are among the thousands of men across the globe voluntarily traversing a raw, 90-day challenge of prayer, asceticism and fraternity. It’s Exodus 90, and for the men […]

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St. Monica parishioners ‘Valentine’ former pastor

Making a nearly two-hour drive to visit a former pastor is a thoughtful gesture that demonstrates gratitude for the vital role priests play in the lives of the Catholic faithful. […]

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Bishop to Holy Cross students: Show kindness to others

Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades issued a challenge to Holy Cross grade school students in South Bend during a pastoral visit Jan. 31, which corresponded with the close of Catholic Schools […]

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I believe: The value of Catholic schools

Many choices for primary and secondary education exist in modern society. Advocates for Catholic schools — parents, teachers, administrators and the students themselves — often sacrifice much for the opportunity […]

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Knights of Columbus confers father and son to fourth degree

This fall, Fort Wayne residents Gary Schleinkofer and his son, Alec, became fourth degree Knights of Columbus. Fourth degree is the highest achievable rank in the Knights. With nearly 2 […]

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Around the Diocese: January 12, 2020

Yahne receives St. Mary, Mother of God Parish award FORT WAYNE — For a decade following the death of Father Tom O’Connor, St. Mary, Mother of God Parish in Fort […]

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Bishop Rhoades, The Scally Brothers: diocesan World Youth Day

Last year, Pope Francis announced the theme of the World Youth Day diocesan conferences that would take place around the world in 2020: “Young man, I say to you, arise.” […]

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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 […]