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Statement of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades on gun violence

The terrible plague of deadly mass shootings in our country calls us, in the words of the U.S. bishops, “to fight this social disease that has infected our nation.” I […]

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Blessed Solanus Casey feast day observed

St. Felix Catholic Center, Huntington, welcomed people July 30 for a day of reflection and information that commemorate the feast of Blessed Solanus Casey, who lived at the center for […]

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Teens participate in Steubenville conference

Catholic high school students from Fort Wayne traveled to Franciscan University of Steubenville, Ohio, to participate in a youth conference hosted by the university during the weekend of July 19. […]

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Catechists train to reach disabled children

A workshop at St. John the Evangelist Parish, Goshen, July 16 provided tools with which Spanish-speaking catechists might present Christ and the teachings of the Catholic Church to children and […]

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Sisters of Providence celebrate jubilees

Four Sisters of Providence with ties to the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend celebrate jubilees this year. 60-year jubilarian Sister Ellen Cunningham is a native of Chicago. Currently she ministers […]

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Distinct vocations discerned by local families

It may seem like many people today have forgotten the sacramental origins of marriage. Concurrently, the priesthood suffers regular attacks from modern culture and the media. Despite these hardships, however, […]

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Polish immigrants laid foundation of faith at St. Casimir, St. Adalbert

Have you ever walked into a church so beautiful it made your heart soar, inviting you into worship? Children sometimes have that reaction when they crane their necks to take […]

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Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ celebrate sisters’ jubilee year

Provided by Barbara Allison Ten Sisters of The Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ in Donaldson celebrate their jubilees this year. All have ministered in the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend. […]

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Franciscans of Mary welcomed to diocese

The move to a new home always has challenges, but when the new home has two locations, life can get complicated. Father Osman Ramos, FM, and Father Alven Fabiolas Salada, […]

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Huntington parish mindful of past, moves into future

The newly built altar at SS. Peter and Paul Parish in Huntington looks as if it were from the same era as three older altars that dominate the church’s sanctuary. […]

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Faith guides community service for Red Coat recipients Jaylon Smith, John Tippmann Sr.

They differ in years, backgrounds and career paths. But Jaylon Smith and John Tippmann Sr., inspired by their Christian faith, share a passion for giving back and helping others. That […]

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Liturgical musicians train to lead others into worship

Spanish-speaking musicians and choir members from around the diocese gathered at St. John the Evangelist Parish in Goshen Saturday, June 15, for a daylong workshop taught by Oregon Catholic Press […]