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Put marriage back on a lampstand, retreat presenters encourage

In celebration of National Marriage Week, Feb. 7-14, and Worldwide Marriage Sunday, celebrated Feb. 10, the diocesan office of Marriage and Family Ministry and the Black Catholic Advisory Board collaborated […]

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Crucifix brings its holy history to men’s conference

The Rekindle the Fire Diocesan Men’s Conference annually encourages participants to live out their Catholic faith with passion and authenticity. This one-day retreat, which also calls men to a deeper […]

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Movie Reviews

Miss Bala NEW YORK (CNS) — “Miss Bala” (Columbia), director Catherine Hardwicke’s remake of a well-received 2011 Spanish-language film, is meant to be the tale of an ordinary woman discovering […]

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A Wise choice: valuing the sacrament of marriage

“Every night I thank God for him and I pray for him. I never thought I’d be this lucky.” Harriet Wise spoke with great love in her voice. She and […]

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St. Joseph Community Health Foundation promotes immigrants’ rights with grant

FORT WAYNE – A bold initiative to educate immigrants and the public about immigrants’ legal rights in northeast Indiana will get a jump-start with a $100,000 grant from the St. […]

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‘Burger King Coupon Book’ money turns to tech for Catholic schools

Anyone who has purchased a You Can Lend a Hand coupon book from a local Catholic school student snared some deals on Burger King burgers, fine dining at Chili’s and […]

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‘Finding Beauty in Ashes’: A deacon’s wife finds hope in his untimely death

“What are the ashes? … These are the wounded parts of our lives. God uses all of it and makes it into beauty as only God can,” writes Mary Hilger […]

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Senate bill would place limits on predatory lending

For someone in desperate financial straits, the colorful signs and billboards entice and offer hope: Need cash now? Loans in minutes. No credit check. The storefront operations that promise relief […]

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ICC set to monitor Indiana General Assembly 2019 session

There are some new voices at the Indiana Statehouse following the midterm elections of 2018, but one remains constant — that of the Catholic Church. As lawmakers reconvened in Indianapolis […]

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Pilgrims make spiritual preparations for Panama

With less than three weeks until they board an international flight to Panama, several World Youth Day pilgrims continue making preparations for their journey. The goal of a gathering Jan. […]

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Seminarian Mass and luncheon

Seminarians of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend are pictured with Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades and other clergy following Mass at St. Jude Church in South Bend in honor of […]

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The Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ from the Roman Martyrology

Introduction The announcement of the Solemnity of the Nativity of the Lord from the Roman Martyrology draws upon Sacred Scripture to declare in a formal way the birth of Christ. […]