Schools Archive

Public liturgies to resume with restrictions for safety Default Thumbnail
Bishop

Public liturgies to resume with restrictions for safety

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, This past Friday, Governor Holcomb issued his “Back on Track” Roadmap to Safely Reopen Indiana. This roadmap is designed to safely open Indiana’s economy, […]

High schools, elementaries collaborate to feed students Default Thumbnail
Diocese

High schools, elementaries collaborate to feed students

While most schools in the U.S. have closed their doors for the remainder of the academic year and transitioned to online learning, some also have looked for a way to […]

Bishop invokes protection of Mary and Joseph at All-Schools Mass Default Thumbnail
Bishop

Bishop invokes protection of Mary and Joseph at All-Schools Mass

Work, a natural part of everyday life, is not something that is often celebrated. But in 1955, workers received recognition when Pope Pius XII instituted the Memorial of St. Joseph […]

Catechetical responsibilities increase for parents because of pandemic Default Thumbnail
Local

Catechetical responsibilities increase for parents because of pandemic

Updated April 20, 2020, to correct Sophia’s maiden name. For many families, the concept of a domestic church has taken on new relevance these past few weeks as they adjust […]

Growing beards, growing faith Default Thumbnail
Diocese

Growing beards, growing faith

Beards are quite popular these days, and some young men will use any excuse to grow one, especially if it means breaking the dress code at a Catholic high school. […]

Stations of the Cross available for viewing anytime Default Thumbnail
Bishop

Stations of the Cross available for viewing anytime

Click here for more photos by John Martin During a livestreamed event Friday, April 3, Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades prays the Stations of the Cross at the Cathedral of the […]

Good Friday opportunities for prayer nationally and locally Default Thumbnail
Bishop

Good Friday opportunities for prayer nationally and locally

USCCB president asks for national moment of prayer on Good Friday WASHINGTON — Archbishop Jose H. Gomez of Los Angeles, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, has invited […]

Around the Diocese: April 5, 2020 Default Thumbnail
Diocese

Around the Diocese: April 5, 2020

Blessed Solanus: Canoe the Wabash FORT WAYNE — The Blessed Solanus: Canoe the Wabash event will be an outdoor canoe pilgrimage with high school youth from 8 a.m. to 6 […]

Faithful act to ‘stand up straight and strive to be saints’ Default Thumbnail
Diocese

Faithful act to ‘stand up straight and strive to be saints’

Stories of hope and help, service and support — examples of living as Christ to others in new and meaningful ways — are already marking the spiritual life of the […]

Masses suspended across diocese Default Thumbnail
Bishop

Masses suspended across diocese

Dear Faithful of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend, In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, I write to encourage you, in the words of our Holy Father, Pope Francis, […]

Catechist shares the joy he experienced at initiation Default Thumbnail
Diocese

Catechist shares the joy he experienced at initiation

The introduction to the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults says that those who desire initiation “see the living God and enter the way of faith and conversion as the […]

Conference explores how laity can help heal the Church after crisis Default Thumbnail
Diocese

Conference explores how laity can help heal the Church after crisis

A March 4-6 conference at the University of Notre Dame focused on how lay people in the Catholic Church can help address the clergy sexual abuse crisis. It was the […]