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Eight Holy Cross brothers ordained deacons, priests

FORT WAYNE — A Mass of ordination for four Congregation of Holy Cross brothers to the priesthood, and four more to the ministry of deacon, was the occasion of a […]

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Brothers of Holy Cross 200th anniversary

Jennifer Miller contributed to this article Two hundred years ago, the first seeds were sown for what later became the Congregation of Holy Cross (CSC, for the initials of its […]

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Affirming dignity of all people key to ending racism, says bishop

Bishop calls racism a serious offense against God and grave sin against love and justice In response to outbreaks of racial tension and violence across America following the death of […]

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Local Catholic news and marketing: the Secretariat for Communications

FORT WAYNE — The annual collection for the U.S. bishops’ Catholic Communication Campaign is scheduled to take place in the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend the weekend of Sept. 13. The […]

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Chef’s mission: ‘all things for the glory of God’

At first glance, the small building sitting on one of Fort Wayne’s out-of-the-way side streets appears a little underwhelming. Those familiar with it know that it’s a great place to […]

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From the workshop at Nazareth to the new Jerusalem

Especially after 9/11, Daniel Baker wanted to be of service and make a difference in the world. Influenced by the movie “Tears of the Sun,” he enlisted in the U.S. […]

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Catholic medical personnel fortify themselves with Jesus’ exhortation: ‘Be not afraid’

Throughout the last few months, much of the world has felt captive and isolated amidst an uncertain and unpredictable future. This tumultuous time has deeply impacted the lives of medical […]

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Volunteers put pro-life beliefs into action for home

When God lays an idea on a person’s heart, He often provides the manpower to see the task to completion. This was and continues to be the case for A […]

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‘This is what I seek’

Sisters of St. Francis make perpetual profession of  vows In a Spirit-filled Mass at the St. Francis Convent in Mishawaka Aug. 2, two young women professed their perpetual vows as […]

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Overwhelming generosity displayed for seminarian education

The Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend has a vocation concern, but not the one most people might think of. In fact, the number of young men seeking priestly vocations is […]

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Kingdom Builders launches in South Bend, La Porte

After Jesus gives His disciples the Beatitudes, the new instructions for ordering their lives and finding authentic peace and joy, He tells them, “seek first the Kingdom and His righteousness, […]

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Proving God’s existence

One of man’s deepest and most enduring questions is this: Can the existence of an unseen and mystical God be proven? Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades and Dr. Lewis Pearson, philosophy […]