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St. Charles Lwanga and companions, the 22 Ugandan martyrs

The week leading up to June 3, Catholic faithful from dioceses in Uganda and surrounding countries begin long journeys to the shrine of the martyrs St. Charles Lwanga and his […]

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Deacon Daniel McShane to be ordained to priesthood in Illinois

PEORIA, Ill. — Deacon Daniel McShane will be ordained a priest for the Diocese of Peoria during a 10:30 a.m. Mass celebrated by Bishop Daniel R. Jenky, CSC, at St. […]

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How to raise a priest: Clergy recall mothers’ influence on vocations

In May, the month of Mary, mothers are honored and thanked. A few of the priests of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend and the Congregation of Holy Cross reflected […]

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Five ordained Holy Cross priests

NOTRE DAME – With abundant joy and thanksgiving, the United States Province of the Congregation of Holy Cross celebrated the ordination of five new priests on Saturday, April 27, at […]

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Prayers joined after Easter attacks in Sri Lanka

At 9:51 a.m. Indian Standard Time on April 21, simultaneous explosions were reported at three churches and two hotels in the island nation of Sri Lanka. Within an hour, a […]

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Evangelium Vitae Medal awarded to Women’s Care Center

The Evangelium Vitae Medal is a significant lifetime achievement award for heroes of the pro-life movement, and honors those whose outstanding efforts have served to proclaim the Gospel of Life. […]

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Celebrating well: Divine Mercy Sunday

A week after Easter Sunday, a full eight days (or octave) later, the great g  race of the holy day is often faded or forgotten. The jellybeans harden; the chocolate […]

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The Triduum — Given up unto death … the Son of God brings new life to all mankind

Jesus’ love remembered on Holy Thursday Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades began the celebration of “the holiest three days of the year” with Mass at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, […]

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We need to talk: Why children need to hear from the Church about abuse prevention

By Elizabeth A. Heidt Kozisek In the years since the first Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People was established by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, there […]

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Cursillo gives women the tools to spread Christ’s love

When Christine Koors attended a Cursillo weekend 18 years ago in Indianapolis, it changed her life. “It was just a newfound relationship with Christ,” she said. “I knew I had […]

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‘ava’s grace’ healing retreat addresses infant loss

FORT WAYNE — Couples and individuals who have experienced the acute and haunting pain of losing a very young child came together at Sacred Heart Parish Center, Notre Dame, on […]

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‘Unplanned’ shares truth of abortion

Abby Johnson herself said, “Five years ago, I was asked to turn my book into a film. This isn’t ‘inspired by’; it really is my life story.” A new movie, […]