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Solidarity in Suffering — The perilous predicament of Christians in the Middle East

Christians have lived in the Middle East since Pentecost and are spread across the entire region. Today, Christians in the Middle East form a grand mosaic comprised of Catholic Churches, […]

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The living and substantial act of thanksgiving is Jesus, in the Eucharist

Thanksgiving is the premier classic, all-American holiday. Begun in the very first years of the country, the day celebrates the first successful harvest of Americans’ pilgrim- and poor farmer-ancestors due […]

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Magazines for young-adult Catholics now offered by OSV

HUNTINGTON — Our Sunday Visitor publishing company hopes to help young people embrace the fullness and love of Christ by offering two new monthly publications. In light of the priority […]

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A senior’s ‘wonderful cane legacy’

By Nick Kenkel Thomas Grzesiak, a longtime member of Sacred Heart Parish near Lakeville, is retired. Lakeville is Grzesiak’s hometown, and it’s there he has exercised his woodcarving hobby for […]

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Physician, Catholic philanthropist receives state honor

During an open house showcasing completed renovations at the Matthew 25 medical clinic in Fort Wayne early this fall, State Sen. Liz Brown presented Dr. Michael Mastrangelo with the prestigious […]

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All Souls’ Day Mass at Catholic Cemetery, ‘a place of love and prayer’

Click here for more photos. An All Souls’ Day Mass celebrated by Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades included two special relics: the chalice and the altar cross of St. Padre Pio. […]

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Groups mobilize to fight licensure of abortion facility

SOUTH BEND — The Apostolate of Divine Mercy, South Bend, and St. Joseph County Right to Life are among the organizations that have mobilized to prevent an Austin, Texas, entity […]

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Divine Mercy Funeral Home celebrates grand opening

Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades offered Mass on Thursday, Nov. 2, at Catholic Cemetery and blessed the newly constructed Divine Mercy Funeral Home on cemetery grounds. On Friday, special guests were […]

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Women’s retreat seeks to deepen the gift of faith

Catholic women in the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend will have the opportunity Dec. 1-3 to further explore the faith they received at baptism during the third Rejoice! Women’s Retreat […]

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Fort Wayne man finds possible relic of soon-to-be saint

Just about everyone has found something of unusual value while walking along a beach, strolling along a well-traveled road or perhaps while digging in the backyard or in the garden. […]

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Losses, grief test couple’s vocation

Grief is multifaceted and often complex. The depth of suffering from loss ranges widely for everyone, but this deep-seated pain is often accompanied by difficult and intense emotions. One’s spiritual […]

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St. Joseph – Hessen Cassel accompanies the grieving

A visitor on the third Wednesday of the month at St. Joseph – Hessen Cassel Church in Fort Wayne might be taken a little aback when hearing peals of laughter […]