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Holy Cross Brothers to celebrate jubilees

NOTRE DAME — Several Holy Cross Brothers are observing jubilees this year and will celebrate the occasion Oct. 15 at 2 p.m. at the Basilica of the Sacred Heart, Notre […]

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¡Viva! Night of Praise

Participants engage with songs of praise during “¡Viva! Night of Praise” (“¡Viva! Noche de Alabanza”), which was offered for members of the Hispanic community of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South […]

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Special collection for Haiti

You have undoubtedly seen in the news the devastating effects of the recent earthquake in Haiti, followed by further devastation from Tropical Storm Grace. The people of Haiti are suffering, […]

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Black Madonna mural dedicated, blessed

A prayer of blessing is prayed by Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades before sprinkling holy water on a mural of the Black Madonna during an ecumenical prayer service in Fort Wayne […]

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St. Louis, Besancon Parish marks 175-year anniversary

St. Louis, Besancon Parish in New Haven celebrated its 175-year anniversary Sunday, Aug. 22, three days before the feast of their patron saint.  After St. Louis pastor Father Louis Fowoyo […]

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Fortin answers call to service in the diaconate 

          *Please see important update at the end of this article. Dedication to the Eucharist and devotion to the Blessed Mother have helped seminarian LeeAllen Fortin […]

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Centennial year dawns for OLVM sisters

On Aug. 5, Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades celebrated Mass with the Our Lady of Victory Missionary Sisters in the Archbishop Noll Memorial Chapel on the Victory Noll campus in Huntington. […]

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Sisters of St. Francis of Perpetual Adoration profess final vows

With much rejoicing, the Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration welcomed three new fully professed sisters into their company Aug. 2 at their convent chapel in Mishawaka. Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades […]

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Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ jubilarians serve in faith

DONALDSON — The years were 1946, 1951 and 1971. They were historic in many regards. In 1946, the world watched the Nuremberg Trials unfold at the beginning of post-WWII America. […]

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Retreat brings together fathers, sons at St. Patrick’s County Park

The virtues of St. Joseph were elaborated by Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades at the afternoon retreat, which took place at St. Patrick’s County Park. 

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Widows profess lives of prayer for priests

In biblical times, a widow occupied an undesirable place in society. God had commanded that they were to be treated with respect and cared for, but they were not considered […]

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Father/son retreats planned for Year of St. Joseph

Typically, retreats take place over a weekend and remove the participants from their daily lives, to focus on their faith and relationship with the Lord, for at least a couple […]