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Around the Diocese: February 21, 2021

Institute for Catholic Innovation seeks big ideas  HUNTINGTON – OSV Institute for Catholic Innovation has announced the opening of application submissions for the 2021 OSV Challenge, a multi-round entrepreneurial competition […]

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Superstars of service — Lindsay Klinker

Growing up active at St. Vincent de Paul Parish, Fort Wayne, was an intricate part of Lindsay Klinker’s faith formation.  “My parents took me and my three siblings to church […]

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Jesus gives suffering a purpose, bishop tells Marian students

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, some Marian High School students had to forego celebrating Mass in person with their bishop or having him visit their classrooms during a pastoral visit […]

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‘We love to be around students’ — Teachers as glad as students to be back at school

Coming back to school in the fall was a dream come true for many teachers across the Fort Wayne – South Bend diocese. Getting back to in-person instruction was something […]

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The Catholic school value proposition: faith and family

There is power in a community pulling together to bring love, comfort and support to those of its members who are hurting and in need. Bethany Dick has witnessed this […]

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Faith and resilience — Mitigation strategies provided framework for fall

The beginning of this school year looked a lot different than in years past. The pandemic made it difficult to return to the classroom, but pastors, administrators and staff were […]

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Christ the Teacher Award winners 2021

To this year’s award winners, thank you and congratulations! AVILLA Elaine Eagan, St. Mary of the Assumption School DECATUR Shelbi Zelt, St. Joseph School ELKHART Jordan Weninger, St. Thomas the […]

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Back to school plan — Flexibility, support equal success for diocesan schools

When schools across the country closed in March, fears and questions about the following school year assaulted school leaders from all sides. No one knew what to expect or how […]

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Parents appreciate in-person learning — and having options

The four Zielinski children, who range from 6 to 18 years old, began attending Holy Family School, South Bend, as preschoolers. Kelley, their mother, said the school has always felt […]

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Catholic Schools: Identifying the need, providing the means

A letter by Dr. Joseph Brettnacher, superintendent of Catholic Schools for the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend. For the 47th year, the National Catholic Education Association will celebrate Catholic education […]

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Bishop preaches Christian love at visit to high school

High school students were called to “be authentic Christians” at Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades’ pastoral visit to Bishop Luers on January 12 and 13. The annual visit looked different this […]

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Catholic schools ‘shine bright’ 

Mary Keefer, principal at St. John the Baptist School in Fort Wayne, has been in teaching for many years and so has experienced the inner workings of the Catholic schools […]