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V Encuentro representatives refine priorities at Region 7 gathering

Having their voices heard was a common motivation cited by attendees of the Episcopal Region 7  V Encuentro gathering June 8-10 at the University of Notre Dame, South Bend. The gathering […]

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Was the Church right about contraception?

A look at ‘Humanae Vitae’ 50 years later         Third in a series on the anniversary Many people sincerely struggle to understand the moral difference between contraception […]

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Five diocesan priests ordained, largest number in 43 years

With overflowing joy, the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend welcomed five new priests to its ecclesial ranks on Saturday, June 2, at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Fort Wayne. […]

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St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store façade, alcove blessed

The St. Vincent de Paul Society thrift store on Fort Wayne’s near south side has recently undergone extensive renovation as part of a $220,000 remodeling project. Aided in part by […]

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Was the Church right about contraception?

A look at ‘Humanae Vitae’ 50 years later         Second in a series on the anniversary Cardinal Karol Wojtyla, the future Pope John Paul II, was a […]

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Twentieth anniversary of Christ Child Society of Fort Wayne

The Fort Wayne chapter of the National Christ Child Society held its annual spring meeting and luncheon May 2 at the Mirro Center, this year with the special focus of […]

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Long journey ends with the American dream

By Luz Ostrognai Sixteen years ago, Isabel Soto thought she was home free. She came to the United States legally, from Mexico, on a visa and joined other family members […]

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Honoring Mary, our mother: May crowning devotion

At 1 p.m. on Sunday, May 6, at Our Lady of Lourdes Grotto behind the Basilica of the Sacred Heart on the campus of the University of Notre Dame, a […]

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Mary Ann Glendon receives Evangelium Vitae Award

On the feast day of St. Gianna Beretta Molla, April 28, another outstanding pro-life woman, Mary Ann Glendon, received the Evangelium Vitae award from the Center of Ethics and Culture […]

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St. Vincent de Paul Society hosts auction, dinner

On April 19, the St. Vincent de Paul Society of St. Joseph County hosted its annual Legacy Dinner. The dinner supports the mission of the society, which has served St. […]

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Mysterious injury no match for faith of graduate student, family

Near the end of her eighth-grade year at St. Pius X School in Granger, something happened to Marissa Koscielski. What seemed like a tailbone injury sustained during gymnastics led to […]

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Indiana parishioner recalls interactions with late civil rights leader

INDIANAPOLIS (CNS) — It was April 4, 1968. Twenty years old at the time, Charles Guynn and his fiancee, Mary, were at a skating rink in Indianapolis when suddenly the […]