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Laila’s extraordinary journey to citizenship

A way out of no way out: That’s perhaps the best description of a two-year-plus journey to citizenship for Laila (last name withheld), a Catholic Charities’ Immigration Services client. “Laila’s […]

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Legal professionals to invoke Holy Spirit at Red Masses

At the start of each judicial year, Catholic legal professionals gather together to pray and worship, invoking the Holy Spirit. The St. Thomas More societies of South Bend and of […]

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Providing for discipleship through the Annual Bishop’s Appeal

Christ tells His disciples to “go and make disciples of all nations” in the Gospel of Matthew. They joyfully took the message forth, going to the ends of their world […]

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Youth confirmed at low-sensory Mass

Ten candidates for confirmation came from around the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend Saturday, Sept. 7, to receive the fruits of the Holy Spirit at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, […]

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Statement of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades on gun violence

The terrible plague of deadly mass shootings in our country calls us, in the words of the U.S. bishops, “to fight this social disease that has infected our nation.” I […]

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Blessed Solanus Casey feast day observed

St. Felix Catholic Center, Huntington, welcomed people July 30 for a day of reflection and information that commemorate the feast of Blessed Solanus Casey, who lived at the center for […]

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Teens participate in Steubenville conference

Catholic high school students from Fort Wayne traveled to Franciscan University of Steubenville, Ohio, to participate in a youth conference hosted by the university during the weekend of July 19. […]

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Catechists train to reach disabled children

A workshop at St. John the Evangelist Parish, Goshen, July 16 provided tools with which Spanish-speaking catechists might present Christ and the teachings of the Catholic Church to children and […]

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Sisters of Providence celebrate jubilees

Four Sisters of Providence with ties to the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend celebrate jubilees this year. 60-year jubilarian Sister Ellen Cunningham is a native of Chicago. Currently she ministers […]

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Distinct vocations discerned by local families

It may seem like many people today have forgotten the sacramental origins of marriage. Concurrently, the priesthood suffers regular attacks from modern culture and the media. Despite these hardships, however, […]

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Polish immigrants laid foundation of faith at St. Casimir, St. Adalbert

Have you ever walked into a church so beautiful it made your heart soar, inviting you into worship? Children sometimes have that reaction when they crane their necks to take […]

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Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ celebrate sisters’ jubilee year

Provided by Barbara Allison Ten Sisters of The Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ in Donaldson celebrate their jubilees this year. All have ministered in the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend. […]