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You are the Church, youths hear at NCYC

A delegation of high schoolers from the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend joined an estimated 11,000 attendees at the National Catholic Youth Conference in Indianapolis from Thursday, Nov. 18, to Saturday, […]

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A time for thankfulness

By Brother Andrew Corriente, OFM Cap Thanksgiving is always a logistical nightmare. It’s a relentless juggling act of consolidating kitchen space, frantically searching for that tool you use only once […]

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Father David Link missed by Notre Dame, prison communities

St. Thérèse of Lisieux is quoted as saying: “It is good to serve God in darkness and trial! We have only this life to live by faith.”  Her words could […]

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National Vocations Week — ‘There is great joy in accomplishing His will’

By Jennifer Barton and Jill A. Boughton At the heart of any vocation is joy. The call to religious life brings joy and spreads joy to others. For Vocations Awareness […]

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Legal professionals hear suggestions for holiness

FORT WAYNE — Law is shaped by culture. In fact, the two reinforce each other, which is why one of today’s biggest challenges comes from the direction of modern culture. […]

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Health care workers pray for colleagues, patients

Health care workers have been a main line of defense these many months during the unrelenting pandemic. They have given themselves with love and compassion and, like Jesus, have worked […]

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Burying the dead: A guide to Catholic funeral planning

  Download the eight-page special supplement. Liturgical norms for the celebration of funeral rites The importance of the Catholic funeral Mass Guidelines for the funeral liturgy with cremated remains present […]

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‘The Bible in a Year’ podcast takes Catholics deeper

Reading the Bible cover to cover is a daunting undertaking. This year, to help Catholics and others to discover the richness of the Scriptures, Father Mike Schmitz, a priest of […]

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Love for God, self and others blossoms at Kingdom Builders conference

Kingdom Builders women’s ministry continued its work of bringing women deeper into God’s love at the second annual Kingdom Builders conference Oct. 16, encouraging them to “Bloom.”  Click here for […]

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‘Journeying Together’ as the pilgrim people of God

Bishop opens diocesan phase of synodal process The following is the text of the homily given by Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades at the Mass opening the diocesan phase of the […]

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Former Columbia City pastor charged

FORT WAYNE — A criminal investigation into charges of sexual misconduct with a minor by Father David Huneck, pastor of St. Paul of the Cross Parish in Columbia City, has […]

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Mass brings recognition, healing on 175th anniversary of Miami Tribe members’ removal from Indiana

Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades spoke of repentance, respect and love during a Mass of Healing and Remembrance marking the 175th anniversary of Miami Tribe members’ forced removal from their homeland […]