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‘God is the author of marriage’: Anniversary Mass celebrated

On Respect Life Sunday, Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades celebrated a Mass at St. Matthew Cathedral recognizing couples on the South Bend side of the diocese who had observed their 25th, […]

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Katie Shaw: ‘I’ve made the world a better place’

Down syndrome adult, advocate highlight the joy in every life “I have a busy life — just like most of you,” said Katie Shaw, speaking to nearly 1,000 people at […]

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Father Matthew Coonan, Ironman priest

Ironman Triathlons are grueling races. They begin with a 2.4-mile swim, followed without break by a 112-mile bike ride. As if that was not enough, as soon as the competitors […]

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White Mass celebrated on feast of Sts. Cosmas and Damian

More than 50 members of the medical community gathered Sept. 26 at St. Pius X Church, Granger, to celebrate a White Mass, which honors those who work in the health […]

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Support available for poor prenatal diagnoses

MISHAWAKA — Miriam’s Blessing is a diocesan ministry designed to provide comprehensive support to parents who receive a difficult prenatal diagnosis. It may be the detection of a chronic condition […]

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St. Vincent de Paul celebrates 150 years as an ‘immigrant church’

Click here for more photos from the event. St. Vincent de Paul Parish in Elkhart celebrated its sesquicentennial of serving the faithful in Elkhart on Sunday, Sept. 30, with a […]

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From Crisis to Healing: A Diocesan Day of Prayer and Penance

Pastoral letter to the people of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend My Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ: The re-emergence of the clergy sex abuse crisis has affected us […]

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Christ the King student is Riley Champion

Eighth-grade student Connor Schuelke doesn’t see himself as a hero. An A student at Christ the King School, South Bend, he has favorite teachers, but not a favorite subject. He […]

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Esther Terry to head Hispanic Ministry, special projects for diocese

FORT WAYNE — In the Secretariat for Evangelization & Discipleship for the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend, Hispanic Ministry has been energized by the addition of new Director for Hispanic […]

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Mexican mothers of the disappeared to receive Notre Dame Award

NOTRE DAME — The University of Notre Dame will give the 2018 Notre Dame Award to the Colectivo Solecito de Veracruz, a group of mothers in Mexico’s gulf state of […]

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Four ordained to the diaconate in Congregation of Holy Cross

NOTRE DAME — With joy and thanksgiving, the Congregation of Holy Cross celebrated the final profession of vows and ordination to the diaconate of five men last weekend. Brian Kennedy, […]

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Highway renamed for Archbishop Noll

The city of Huntington has paid tribute to the legacy of Archbishop John F. Noll by renaming an upgraded entrance into the city in his honor. “I think it’s very […]