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Teacher MaryAnn Hinora — Marian teacher reminisces on 25 years of service

Teaching in a Catholic school means much more than ensuring good grades in the classroom; as MaryAnn Hinora knows, it also means personifying Christ’s self-giving love to one’s students and […]

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Teacher Jennifer Grindle — ‘There’s nothing God’s going to hand us that we can’t get through together’

Middle school is possibly the most difficult age of childhood development, bringing changes and struggles in all areas of preteen life. Jennifer Grindle remembers these difficulties, which is what led […]

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Holy Family School: Trust mitigates pandemic’s challenges

Having a strong parish and school community has enabled Holy Family School to thrive despite all the changes wrought by the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020. Because a plan for e-learning […]

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Teacher Kurtis Homan — Preparing students for life

Teaching in Catholic schools was something Kurtis Homan said he kind of fell into as a young graduate of the University of Saint Francis. He never expected to spend nearly […]

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St. Anthony de Padua School grateful for lunchtime help

On a typical school day, the kitchen staff at Marian High School, Mishawaka, prepares lunch for the students of both Marian and St. Anthony de Padua School, South Bend. When […]

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#iGiveCatholic — ‘The generosity has been absolutely amazing’

No matter what difficulties a year may bring, charitable organizations still have financial needs. And although people are often generous in their giving, 2020’s Giving Tuesday made a particularly appreciated […]

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Christ our light: hope for a fearful world

Perhaps no liturgical season focuses more on hope than the season of Advent. But during the year 2020 — an unprecedented 12 months in the lives of the modern generations […]

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Success comes to football programs despite pandemic’s challenges

Two diocesan high school football programs excelled this year despite a global pandemic and players’ personal losses. Bishop Luers, Fort Wayne, advanced to state competition, and Marian High School, Mishawaka, […]

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Ministry with youth — Superstars of Service: Jenny Buchs

St. Michael the Archangel’s deep roots of parish life date back to the mid 1800s, with just 14 families who built a church in a beautiful rural setting in Waterloo. […]

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COVID-19 brings together priest, students — over theology

When it comes to educating young people on the truths of the Catholic faith, who better to teach them than someone who has spent years steeped in the faith? St. […]

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A school for holiness in South Bend

Bishop dedicates Christ the King addition on All Saints’ Day “This is such an appropriate day for me to come here to Christ the King to bless the beautiful new addition […]