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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 […]

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Vouchers, predatory lending among challenges of legislative session

As a new decade dawned at the Statehouse in downtown Indianapolis, the Indiana Catholic Conference was prepared to shed light on issues facing the legislature from the perspective of the […]

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Painting images of Mary begins spiritual journey for artist

A series of paintings of Mary began with a mother’s desperate, exhausted plea in the middle of a sleepless night. “Please help me sleep, and I’ll devote my life to […]

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Diocese blessed by decade of Bishop Rhoades’ pastoral leadership

At a Solemn Mass of Installation Jan. 13, 2010, the Memorial of St. Hilary of Poitiers, the Most Reverend Kevin C. Rhoades became the ninth bishop of Fort Wayne-South Bend. […]

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Priest appointments

The Most Reverend Kevin C. Rhoades, Bishop of Fort Wayne-South Bend, has made the following appointments: Reverend Michael Osondu Okoro, C.S.Sp., to Priest Chaplain of the Poor Handmaids of Jesus […]

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2019: a time for everything

In the book of Ecclesiastes, it says there is “a time to weep, and a time to laugh; a time to mourn, and a time to dance.”  The year 2019 […]

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CCS Baby Bottle Campaign: ‘change-ing’ the lives of children

Large cardboard boxes the size of moving crates line the back wall of the classroom-like space, stacked five to six columns high. All are filled with empty baby bottles. It […]

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Items used by early bishops on loan to Diocesan Museum

A request by Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades to the U.S. Province of the Congregation of the Holy Cross has resulted in a loan to Diocesan Museum, Fort Wayne, of several […]

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Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe brings parishes of different cultures together

Joyous singing and lively Mexican music filled St. Patrick Church beginning at 5 a.m. Dec. 12, as members of the Fort Wayne parish community welcomed the feast day of Our […]