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A ministry of hospitality: fostering community

By Bea Cuasay Hosting others in one’s home requires no pomp and circumstance. It all begins with an invitation. John and Jill Boughton, longtime residents of South Bend, invite people […]

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On All Souls Day, bishop and Sisters of St. Francis of Perpetual Adoration pray for departed loved ones

Click here for more photos. “Pope Benedict XVI has a great quote about purgatory being a chance for God to ‘put the pieces back together’ in our broken, disordered lives,’” […]

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Mass of thanksgiving celebrated for canonization of St. Katharina Kasper

“Viva Katharina! Viva Katharina!” came the cry from the choir loft, concluding the celebration of a Mass of Thanksgiving for the Canonization of St. Katharina Kasper on Sunday, Nov. 4. […]

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Drawing kids to the glow of Catholicism

By Judy Roberts When Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades challenged teachers in Indiana’s Fort Wayne-South Bend diocese to think of ways to keep young people from leaving the Catholic faith, Legate […]

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Founders Day ceremony commemorates Knights of Columbus founding in Fort Wayne

Two-thirds of them were first-generation Americans, the sons of men and women who came to the United States as immigrants seeking a better life. They represented a range of professions, […]

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Books explore young adult outreach in face of today’s challenges

By Patrick T. Brown “What Matters Most: Empowering Young Catholics for Life’s Big Decisions” by Leonard J. DeLorenzo. Ave Maria Press (Notre Dame, Indiana, 2018). 224 pp., $16.95. “Follow: Your […]

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Reading Rangers Program receives national recognition

The National Christ Child Society professes a simple, but powerful slogan: “Nothing is ever too much to do for a child.” For Fort Wayne chapter members and Reading Rangers volunteers […]

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St. John the Evangelist School celebrates 150th anniversary

Click here for more photos by Peter Ringenberg Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades joined the students and staff of St. John the Evangelist School, and St. John the Evangelist parishioners, at […]

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Ava’s Grace, a new ministry for grieving parents

What happens when one’s personal life and professional life suddenly collide? Often, the movement of the Holy Spirit may be found. Lisa Everett, director for Marriage, Family and Pro-Life Ministry […]

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