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Storey Farm helps sustain earth, community

Storey Family Farm is a sustainable organic farm in South Bend, run by Stephen and Raquel Storey, who met while working on an organic vegetable farm in the summer of […]

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Eucharistic Procession calls Catholics to stand for Christ

In the 16th century, Christianity was rocked by scandals and trials, and the Church found herself torn asunder by the Protestant Reformation. Changes needed to happen, and so began the […]

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After many trials, organ blessed, ‘sounds a joyful noise to the Lord’

On May 22, St. Pius X in Granger welcomed Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades to the parish to bless and dedicate their recently-installed Holtkamp organ. The instrument was formerly the property […]

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Different men, different talents share same priestly vocation

June 4 will mark a new day for three men: Deacons Mark Hellinger, Brian Isenbarger and LeeAllen Fortin. On that day, they will enter into the joyous life of the […]

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Hail Mary, Queen of May

May is the month the Church honors the Blessed Virgin, and May crowning is a popular way to show devotion to her. Several schools from around the Diocese of Fort […]

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Five men ordained to life of service

As the Church’s first deacons were appointed to minister to its members in the Acts of the Apostles, so too are modern-day deacons called to serve others. On May 21, […]

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Seminarians on the way to the diaconate

  View the livestream of the ordination here. Sometimes vocations are chosen. Other times vocations choose us. These five men have determined that the vocation of priest is the one […]

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Memories bittersweet as Franciscan friars recall 91 years in Steuben County 

The friars soon will be gone, but the men’s caring spirit will live on at St. Anthony of Padua Parish in Angola.  The Conventual Franciscan Friars of Our Lady of […]

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Residents participate in city-wide church tour

Residents of Fort Wayne participated in the First Annual Sanctuaries and Stained Glass Tour on Sunday, May 15.  Participants had the opportunity to explore a number of churches and Christian […]

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Local churches, ministries exemplify pro-life conviction in actions

The idea that those in the pro-life movement are only interested in babies before they are born and care nothing for them afterward is patently false, as evidenced by the […]

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Montessori style of catechizing Catholic youth

“Let the children come to me, and do not prevent them; for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these.” – Matthew 19:13-15 Many Catholics began their faith education […]

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Catholic Charities 100 years – A legacy of hope

It was in 1922 when Bishop Herman J. Alerding saw a need for better organization of the Church’s charitable activities in the Diocese of Fort Wayne, which at that time […]