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Indiana parishioner recalls interactions with late civil rights leader

INDIANAPOLIS (CNS) — It was April 4, 1968. Twenty years old at the time, Charles Guynn and his fiancee, Mary, were at a skating rink in Indianapolis when suddenly the […]

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Irish win second NCAA women’s basketball title 17 years to the day

Ogunbowale last-second 3-pointer lifts Irish to 61-58 win Excerpted from UND.COM COLUMBUS, Ohio — For the second time in program history, the University of Notre Dame women’s basketball team is […]

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St. Vincent de Paul Society still growing in South Bend

At the end of 2017, the St. Vincent de Paul Society of St. Joseph County closed the doors of its two thrift stores in Michiana, leaving some to wonder if […]

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Cochrans build a family through love

“Love one another. As I have loved you, so you should love one another” (Jn 13:34). These words have guided the hearts of a Fort Wayne couple throughout their lives, […]

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At Notre Dame, Bishop Barron discusses challenges, strategies for cultivating faith among youth

Pope Francis’ recently issued World Youth Day message calls attention to the upcoming Synod of Bishops on “Young People, the Faith and Vocational Discernment,” and focuses on the reassuring words […]

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Serving Christ through a camera lens: ‘Jerry’ Kessens

Writers and photographers come from various backgrounds and walks of life. But it’s hard to match the adventurous background of Gerard “Jerry” Kessens. Kessens retired on April 1, 1987, after […]

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Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ community in Donaldson anticipates foundress’ canonization

On March 6, the Vatican announced that Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ foundress, Blessed Mother Mary Catherine Kasper, (or Maria Katharina, as she is known in German) will be recognized […]

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No separation between family, faith and work for retiree

This past month, John Stackowicz of Granger retired from his post as general agent of the John Stackowicz Insurance Agency through the Knights of Columbus. Though his 45-year tenure with […]

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Livestreamed ASL Mass aids inclusivity

The Deaf and Hard of Hearing ministry of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend strives to facilitate the practice of the Catholic faith by those who may be left out […]

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Couple’s marriage strengthened through journey to the US

Felipe Garcia and Maria Morales (Garcia) and their children are originally from Mexico City, Mexico. Like so many immigrants from all over the world, they came to the U.S. seeking […]

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Servus Omnium to welcome Catholic University provost

If Andrew Abela, Ph.D., could go back and tell his 20-year-old self just one thing, what would it be? “I would tell myself to seek first the kingdom of God,” […]

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Symposium supports strengthening marriage and the family

At the conclusion of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, on Saturday, Jan. 27, a “Symposium to Strengthen Marriage and the Family: Building a Christ Centered Home” was sponsored […]