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Bishop announces diocesewide Stations of the Cross

FORT WAYNE — Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades has announced that on Friday, April 3, at 7 p.m., the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend will livestream the Stations of the Cross […]

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Walkerton parish honors Irish roots at Mass of dedication of altar

Parishioners embraced their Irish history at St. Patrick Parish in Walkerton on March 14 with a Mass of dedication of an altar to mark the church’s 150th anniversary. Bishop Kevin […]

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Masses suspended across diocese

Dear Faithful of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend, In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, I write to encourage you, in the words of our Holy Father, Pope Francis, […]

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Parishes plan consecrations to St. Joseph

Remembered primarily at Christmastime, St. Joseph’s model of profound faith often is eclipsed by his revered family during the rest of the year. The quiet example of the foster father […]

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Former Catholic Relief Services CEO believes businesses can lead change for good

Former Catholic Relief Services CEO Carolyn Yauyan Woo believes businesses can lead positive change in their community and world, but their impact depends on the values and morals of the […]

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Number of young people entering Church encouraging

Traditionally performed on the first Sunday in Lent, Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades celebrated the Rite of Election and Call to Continuing Conversion at St. Matthew Cathedral in South Bend March […]

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‘Let’s listen in our hearts to Jesus saying … ‘Arise!’

High school students from across the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend gathered at Bishop Luers High School, Fort Wayne, for a stateside World Youth Day conference Feb. 21-23. Throughout the […]

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Conference urges men to grow in holiness

On Saturday, Feb. 22, around 1,500 men attended the 10th annual Rekindle the Fire Men’s Conference. This year’s conference took place at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum in Fort […]

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Caty Burke: youthful enthusiasm in marriage ministry

Ironically, it was a presentation about annulment that launched Caty Burke’s passion for marriage and family ministry. Now associate director for Marriage, Family and Pro-Life Ministry in the Diocese of […]

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Rite of Election and Call to Continuing Conversion to be celebrated in diocese

FORT WAYNE — The Rite of Election of Catechumens and the Call to Continuing Conversion of Candidates are being celebrated this week in the cathedrals of the Diocese of Fort […]

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Friendship with Our Jewish Brothers and Sisters

Statement by Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades This past November, over 1,000 Catholics and Jews of Fort Wayne, Indiana, gathered to pray together at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church in a […]

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Spring confirmation Mass schedule

Updated March 16, 2020 to reflect Masses that have been postponed due to concerns about the COVID-19 virus.   The following is the schedule of spring Masses at which Bishop […]