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St. John the Evangelist School celebrates 150th anniversary

Click here for more photos by Peter Ringenberg Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades joined the students and staff of St. John the Evangelist School, and St. John the Evangelist parishioners, at […]

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Ava’s Grace, a new ministry for grieving parents

What happens when one’s personal life and professional life suddenly collide? Often, the movement of the Holy Spirit may be found. Lisa Everett, director for Marriage, Family and Pro-Life Ministry […]

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‘God is the author of marriage’: Anniversary Mass celebrated

On Respect Life Sunday, Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades celebrated a Mass at St. Matthew Cathedral recognizing couples on the South Bend side of the diocese who had observed their 25th, […]

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Katie Shaw: ‘I’ve made the world a better place’

Down syndrome adult, advocate highlight the joy in every life “I have a busy life — just like most of you,” said Katie Shaw, speaking to nearly 1,000 people at […]

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Father Matthew Coonan, Ironman priest

Ironman Triathlons are grueling races. They begin with a 2.4-mile swim, followed without break by a 112-mile bike ride. As if that was not enough, as soon as the competitors […]

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White Mass celebrated on feast of Sts. Cosmas and Damian

More than 50 members of the medical community gathered Sept. 26 at St. Pius X Church, Granger, to celebrate a White Mass, which honors those who work in the health […]

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Diocese

Support available for poor prenatal diagnoses

MISHAWAKA — Miriam’s Blessing is a diocesan ministry designed to provide comprehensive support to parents who receive a difficult prenatal diagnosis. It may be the detection of a chronic condition […]

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St. Vincent de Paul celebrates 150 years as an ‘immigrant church’

Click here for more photos from the event. St. Vincent de Paul Parish in Elkhart celebrated its sesquicentennial of serving the faithful in Elkhart on Sunday, Sept. 30, with a […]

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From Crisis to Healing: A Diocesan Day of Prayer and Penance

Pastoral letter to the people of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend My Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ: The re-emergence of the clergy sex abuse crisis has affected us […]