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Richey Inaugurated as 11th President of the University of Saint Francis

On Friday, June 7, the solemnity of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, Dr. Lance Richey was inaugurated as the 11th president of the University of Saint Francis during a ceremony […]

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‘A Testament to the Power of Faith and Perseverance’

At Event Aimed to Support Diocesan Seminarians, Stanley Amuchaka Shares His Powerful Vocation Story Even before he converted to the faith, Stanley Amuchaka was fascinated by Catholic priests – and […]

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Father Kummer, Monsignor Schulte Leave Witness of Pastoral, Prayerful Priesthood 

Being classmates can forge friendships that connect people for life. But in the case of Father William Kummer and Monsignor Robert Schulte, that connection also intertwines deeply with the life […]

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Caleb Kruse, Oscar Duarte Say ‘Yes’ to the Priesthood

On Saturday, June 1, Bishop Rhoades ordained two men – Father Oscar Duarte and Father Caleb Kruse – to the priesthood for the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend. More photos […]

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Catholics, Protestants Worship Together at Unity Night

During his final night on earth, Jesus spent time praying with His disciples for unity among all believers. As John 17 reads: “I pray not only for them, but also […]

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Andrew Barnes Ordained to the Order of the Diaconate

“Deacon Andy … that sounds good,” Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades said with a smile at the end of the Mass in which he ordained Deacon Andrew Barnes to the sacred […]

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Perpetual Pilgrim Seeks to Share ‘Love for the Eucharist’

As a graduate of Juan Diego Academy in his home state of Texas, University of Notre Dame sophomore Joshua Velasquez finds it particularly meaningful that he has been chosen to […]

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Celebrating the Gift of Mothers

Before her death in 2022, Holy Cross Sister Margaret Mary Lavonis, who for years wrote “The Cutting Edge” column for Today’s Catholic, penned a beautiful reflection on motherhood for her […]

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Holy Cross Jubilarians Celebrate Bringing Hope to Many

The sun’s rays pierced through the stained-glass windows of the Basilica of the Sacred Heart on the campus of the University of Notre Dame on Saturday, April 27, illuminating the […]

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Nine Brothers of Holy Cross to Celebrate Jubilees at Mass of Thanksgiving

By Mary Anne Decenzo and Nicole Hahn The Midwest Province of the Brothers of Holy Cross will honor nine Brothers celebrating their 75th, 70th, 60th, and 40th jubilees of religious […]

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Eight Holy Cross Priests Ordained at Notre Dame

On Saturday, April 6, Bishop William A. Wack, CSC, of Pensacola-Tallahassee, Florida, ordained eight young men in the University of Notre Dame’s Basilica of the Sacred Heart. He conferred the […]

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‘It Is a True Privilege’ to Walk with Abuse Survivors

Victim Assistance Coordinator Explores 20 Years of Serving the Church Every April, Catholic parishes and schools across the United States participate in National Child Abuse Prevention Month. In 2002, the […]