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Serving Christ through a camera lens: ‘Jerry’ Kessens

Writers and photographers come from various backgrounds and walks of life. But it’s hard to match the adventurous background of Gerard “Jerry” Kessens. Kessens retired on April 1, 1987, after […]

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Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ community in Donaldson anticipates foundress’ canonization

On March 6, the Vatican announced that Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ foundress, Blessed Mother Mary Catherine Kasper, (or Maria Katharina, as she is known in German) will be recognized […]

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No separation between family, faith and work for retiree

This past month, John Stackowicz of Granger retired from his post as general agent of the John Stackowicz Insurance Agency through the Knights of Columbus. Though his 45-year tenure with […]

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Livestreamed ASL Mass aids inclusivity

The Deaf and Hard of Hearing ministry of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend strives to facilitate the practice of the Catholic faith by those who may be left out […]

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Couple’s marriage strengthened through journey to the US

Felipe Garcia and Maria Morales (Garcia) and their children are originally from Mexico City, Mexico. Like so many immigrants from all over the world, they came to the U.S. seeking […]

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Servus Omnium to welcome Catholic University provost

If Andrew Abela, Ph.D., could go back and tell his 20-year-old self just one thing, what would it be? “I would tell myself to seek first the kingdom of God,” […]

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Symposium supports strengthening marriage and the family

At the conclusion of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, on Saturday, Jan. 27, a “Symposium to Strengthen Marriage and the Family: Building a Christ Centered Home” was sponsored […]

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Catholic-Episcopalian vespers at St. Monica Church

Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades and Bishop Douglas E. Sparks, of the Episcopal Diocese of Northern Indiana, stand together at the end of a vespers service at St. Monica Church, Mishawaka, […]

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Byzantine Divine Liturgy celebrated at Notre Dame

Starting the week of Christian Unity, Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades gave a homily at a Byzantine Divine Liturgy that took place Jan. 21 in Malloy Hall Chapel at the University […]

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Day of Prayer for the Legal Protection of Unborn Children

WASHINGTON — The General Instruction of the Roman Missal, No. 373, designates Jan. 22 as a particular day of prayer and penance, called the “Day of Prayer for the Legal […]

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Cardinal offers profound thoughts on importance of silence

By Nancy L. Roberts The ancient psalm, “Be still and know that I am God,” is a challenge in today’s world of constant noise and distraction. But it is necessary […]