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Young People Gather in St. Louis at SEEK Conference

The week of New Years – from Monday, January 1, to Friday, January 5 – I was in St. Louis with 24,000 of my closest friends at the annual SEEK […]

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Andrew Dinners Aim to Promote Priestly Discernment Among Young Men

Each year, the Vocations Office of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend hosts two dinners – one in South Bend and one in Fort Wayne – to help offer resources […]

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Eucharistic Congress Offers ‘Once-in-a-Lifetime’ Opportunity 

As 2024 begins, many will use the beginning of a new year to embark on a weight loss journey, commit to reading more books, vow to exercise more, and get […]

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Hispanic Youths Reenact Mary and Joseph’s Journey to Bethlehem

By Jocelyn Acala and Maria Solis The Fort Wayne area jovenes (Hispanic young adults) worked together to put on a posada that was held on Thursday, December 21, at the […]

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World Youth Day Attendees Reunite, Share Fruits of Pilgrimage

Numerous pilgrims from the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend who participated in World Youth Day in Portugal gathered for a reunion on Gaudete Sunday at St. Paul of the Cross […]

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Priests Claim Ninth Cupertino Classic

Fifteen young men stood circled together at midcourt, singing the Salve Regina in a packed gymnasium. It was a display of sportsmanship moments after a hard-fought game, but it was […]

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Catholic Charities Makes Season Bright for Families in Need

Catholics worldwide await the birth of the baby Jesus, Savior of the world, during this Advent season. They are also preparing to celebrate the holidays with their families, including a […]

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Our Lady of Guadalupe Honored Across the Diocese

To mark the feast of Our Lady of Gauadlupe, St. Adalbert Parish in South Bend hosted a two-day celebration in honor of the Blessed Virgin Mary, which concluded with a […]

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Hand-Crafted Items Put to Good Use

Do you love to knit or crochet? Does every child and grandchild in your family already have a handmade blanket, hat, and scarf? If their closets are already stuffed from […]

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Holiday Traditions: Readers Share Fond Memories of Christmas Past

During Advent in 2021, Pope Francis spoke of the importance of the symbols and traditions of the Christmas season and the role they play in bringing us closer to the […]

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St. Joseph, Mishawaka, Marks 175th Anniversary

On Sunday, December 10, Bishop Rhoades celebrated the 175th anniversary of one of the diocese’s oldest parishes – St. Joseph Catholic Church in Mishawaka. All parish choirs sang for the […]

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St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store Renovations Begin

Things are looking up – and will soon be going up – at the St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store. Paid for with funds from the Legacy of Hope Campaign, […]