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Mass, museum exhibits to recall 175th anniversary of Miami Tribe’s removal

A Mass next month and two museum exhibits will remember the 175th anniversary of some members of the Miami Tribe of Native Americans being forced to leave their homeland in Indiana […]

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Annual Bishop’s Appeal — Invited to be witnesses to hope

FORT WAYNE — The Annual Bishop’s Appeal will kick off in many parishes of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend Sept. 26. As it gets underway, the hope — beyond […]

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CRS chapters: a movement to change the world, first, locally

More than 250 million children globally are at risk of failing to thrive. Factors such as poverty, poor nutrition, limited access to education, disease and regional unrest prevent the development […]

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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. […]