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Rite of Election and Call to Continuing Conversion to be celebrated in diocese

FORT WAYNE — The Rite of Election of Catechumens and the Call to Continuing Conversion of Candidates are being celebrated this week in the cathedrals of the Diocese of Fort […]

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Friendship with Our Jewish Brothers and Sisters

Statement by Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades This past November, over 1,000 Catholics and Jews of Fort Wayne, Indiana, gathered to pray together at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church in a […]

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Spring confirmation Mass schedule

The following is the schedule of spring Masses at which Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades will confer the sacrament of confirmation.    Italics indicates additional parishes included St. Elizabeth Ann Seton […]

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Bishop: Catholic social teaching should inform political decisions

A crowd of young adults gathered at Welch’s Ale House in Fort Wayne Jan. 28 to listen to Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades speak on the topic of religion and politics. […]

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Guiding, inspiring and inviting: Today’s Catholic

FORT WAYNE — Since January of 1926, when Archbishop John F. Noll started writing articles that he inserted in copies of Our Sunday Visitor, those living in the Diocese of […]

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You Can Lend a Hand luncheons honor Catholic schoolteachers

A complete list of all award winners can be found here.   Click here for more photos from the events.  

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‘The Lord wants to speak to us through the Scriptures’

Christians’ relationship with God depend on a growing familiarity with His word, parishioners of St. Vincent de Paul Parish in Fort Wayne were told by Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades at […]

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Rekindle the Fire — enlightening for father and sons

The upcoming “Rekindle the Fire” men’s conference, a strong and growing tradition in the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend, invites the Holy Spirit to bring the blessings best suited to […]

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Twenty-one admitted to candidacy for Order of the Diaconate

During an evening Mass Jan. 11 celebrating the feast of the Baptism of the Lord, 21 aspirants from the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend celebrated the Rite of Admission to […]

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Bernadette Scholars: ‘disability means different ability’

Grocery shopping and Christmas-themed aerobics classes are not part of a typical high school curriculum. But at Marian High School, these are important lessons for particular students. Marian has five […]

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‘Cor Jesu’ young adults celebrate ministry’s first year

For a year, tens of young adults from the Fort Wayne area have met for a weekly evening of eucharistic adoration, reconciliation, benediction and Mass. On Wednesday, Jan. 8, Cor […]

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Young adult retreat to examine understanding of the Holy Spirit

Young adults in their 20s and 30s who are looking for a way to increase the role of the Holy Spirit in their lives in 2020 won’t want to miss […]