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First Sunday of Advent

Christ comes today and every day As the season of Advent begins, the focus is on Christ’s first coming as a baby in Bethlehem over 2,000 years ago. During Advent, […]

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Patroness of the Americas: Our Lady of Guadalupe events

Novenas, the traditional Mañanitas song, liturgies and other events honoring Our Lady of Guadalupe begin next week in the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend. Everyone is warmly invited to join […]

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Advent gift guide

The gift of experiences As the celebration of Jesus’ birth draws near, Mary comes to the forefront as well. From Nov. 30-March 8, loved ones can view images of Mary […]

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Grateful for the gift of faith

Practices of gratitude make every day Thanksgiving It’s that time of the year, when Americans post gratitude lists to social media and share what they’re thankful for with the family […]

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Catholic Charities of Northeast Indiana prepares to comply with executive order on refugees

Updated 12/4/2019; several points clarified. Catholic Charities of Northeast Indiana updated community representatives and partners, such as social services agencies, school districts and law enforcement, regarding federal government changes affecting […]

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Holocaust violins to sing of hope

FORT WAYNE — Violins of Hope is a collection of restored instruments played by Jewish musicians during the Holocaust. The instruments have survived concentration camps, pogroms and many long journeys […]

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Faith endures for black Catholics

They came to northern Indiana seeking equal treatment and better job opportunities. They didn’t always find it. The story of black Catholics in the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend is […]

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Sisters of St. Francis of Perpetual Adoration celebrate anniversaries

MISHAWAKA — The Sisters of St. Francis of Perpetual Adoration honored four sisters celebrating jubilees of 80, 75, 60 and 40 years of religious life at a Mass Saturday, Oct. […]

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Archives bring resources, remembrance for Black Catholic History Month

There’s a new set of local reasons to celebrate Black Catholic History Month, observed each November as a time for looking back and looking ahead. The reasons emerge out of […]

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Women of the Church conference: ‘I just feel so seen’

At a vigil Mass for the 29th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades celebrated the liturgy of the Eucharist with faith-filled participants of the Women of the Church […]

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Requiem service a tribute to souls

An upcoming requiem prayer service and concert at St. Vincent de Paul Church, Elkhart, will have personal meaning not only to organizer and director of sacred music Brad Todorovich, but […]

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Gathering the homebound to the eucharistic table

Homebound ministries bring the love and grace of the Triune God to Catholics who are not able to come to the parish to receive the sacraments or to attend other […]