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Mission trip a pilgrimage of discovery

Why would a group of teens give up a week of their summer vacation to do service work in the heat, miles from home, for a cause from which they […]

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Fatherhood: mirroring God’s love

God calls some men to fatherhood. How each one is asked to live that call out is unique. Some live out the call physically, as biological or adoptive fathers; others […]

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Celebration on feast of Corpus Christi includes renovation blessing

It was a full house at Blessed Sacrament on June 6 for the feast of Corpus Christi and the blessing of the newly renovated social hall by Bishop Kevin C. […]

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Loesch appointed to head Secretariat for Pastoral Ministries and Catechesis

FORT WAYNE — Carl Loesch has been appointed to lead the Secretariat for Pastoral Ministries and Catechesis, a new secretariat of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend. Bishop Kevin C. […]

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‘Harvest day’ for the diocese as seven ordained

Ordination of a new priest is always an extraordinary event, but this year on June 5, the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Fort Wayne was packed full as seven men […]

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College Crew kicks off at St. Charles Borromeo

The parking lot of St. Charles Borromeo Parish, Fort Wayne, buzzed with excitement Monday, May 24, as College Crew launched its kickoff event. College Crew is an eight-week series focused […]

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Imler appointed Diocesan Museum director

FORT WAYNE — With the opening of the doors of Cathedral Museum in 1981, Father Phillip Widmann saw a dream — his dream — come to fruition. As the museum’s […]

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Memorial Day origins deeply rooted in Christianity

“The mystic chords of memory, stretching from every battlefield and patriot grave to every living heart and hearthstone all over this broad land, will yet swell the chorus of the […]

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Ordered to the life of Christ the Servant

Smiling faces and hearty hugs abounded at the ordination of Deacons Brian Isenbarger and Mark Hellinger by Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades May 22 at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, […]

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Lifting of the Dispensation from the Obligation of Mass

Roman Catholic Province of Indianapolis Effective 11 June 2021 The celebration of the Eucharist at Mass is the source and summit of our life and mission as Catholics. Since March […]

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Retirement is next step in grace-filled vocation

One year shy of 50 years in the priesthood, Father William Sullivan will bid farewell to the active ministry. That’s not to say that he wasn’t honored when the parish […]

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Faithful foundation leads to 37-year ministry

Father Stephen Colchin believes that the longer a priest serves at a parish, the more he is able to deepen his relationship with his parishioners and their families and truly […]