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Bishop Rhoades visits Marian High School on patroness’ feast day

It was a rainy start to the feast of Our Lady of Lourdes on Friday, Feb. 11, but Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades received a warm welcome from the staff and […]

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St. Joseph’s Club bolsters faith in young men 

Every Wednesday morning at 7:20, a group of high school boys gathers in the pastoral ministry wing of Bishop Dwenger High School in Fort Wayne. Several dozen young men sit […]

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Winter storm interrupts Catholic Schools Week across diocese

When local meteorologists began calling for large amounts of snowfall across the geographic region covering the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend, many people began talking about other historic snow events […]

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Safety, student welfare at heart of Bishop Luers renovations

If one were to ask Bishop Luers High School principal James Huth what makes his school so special, he would say that it is the students themselves. He often speaks […]

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Using talents is a focus of pastoral visit to St. Anthony de Padua

Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades began his pastoral visit to St. Anthony de Padua School in South Bend by celebrating Mass on St. Thomas Aquinas’ feast day, Jan. 28. As St. […]

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Mission Fridays present faith, excellence, service

Tucked away on bustling Miami Street southeast of downtown South Bend, St. Matthew Cathedral School has a vibrant faculty, staff and students who live out the theme of the 48th […]

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Mother, daughter recognized as exemplar teachers

Some mothers and daughters share material possessions like clothing and shoes. Some share hobbies. A few have the same career paths. But even fewer share what Maureen and Katherine Alexander […]

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Bishop Luers student grateful for Catholic education

By Jenny Conrad Bishop Luers High School student Gabby Durnell is thankful, and her grateful spirit permeates her commentary on high school life. She recently earned a $1,000 award from […]

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Oratory an invitation for students to ‘listen to Jesus’

On a frigid January day, a class full of St. Vincent de Paul School students bundled up to cross the street and make their way to the Oratory of St. […]

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Parents, religious and teachers essential for educating children intellectually, spiritually

By Dr. Joseph Brettnacher, Superintendent of Catholic Schools Welcome to the 48th Annual Catholic Schools Week. It provides me with an opportunity to thank all the parents who have chosen […]

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Around the diocese: January 9, 2021

Pastor honored with St. Brother Andre Medal NOTRE DAME — One might say Father Jim Fenstermaker, CSC, pastor of Holy Cross Parish in South Bend, traveled back in time to […]

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Five Bishop Luers students confirmed during pastoral visit

As the new year began, so also did the yearly rounds of pastoral visits, as Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades started his annual high school visits at Bishop Luers High School […]