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Divine Mercy Funeral Home celebrates grand opening

Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades offered Mass on Thursday, Nov. 2, at Catholic Cemetery and blessed the newly constructed Divine Mercy Funeral Home on cemetery grounds. On Friday, special guests were […]

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Women’s retreat seeks to deepen the gift of faith

Catholic women in the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend will have the opportunity Dec. 1-3 to further explore the faith they received at baptism during the third Rejoice! Women’s Retreat […]

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Fort Wayne man finds possible relic of soon-to-be saint

Just about everyone has found something of unusual value while walking along a beach, strolling along a well-traveled road or perhaps while digging in the backyard or in the garden. […]

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Losses, grief test couple’s vocation

Grief is multifaceted and often complex. The depth of suffering from loss ranges widely for everyone, but this deep-seated pain is often accompanied by difficult and intense emotions. One’s spiritual […]

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St. Joseph – Hessen Cassel accompanies the grieving

A visitor on the third Wednesday of the month at St. Joseph – Hessen Cassel Church in Fort Wayne might be taken a little aback when hearing peals of laughter […]

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Father Solanus Casey beatification will resonate

The Nov. 18 beatification ceremony of Franciscan Father Solanus Casey (1870-1957) in Ford Field in Detroit will convene the faithful from around the world, including many who encountered the holiness […]

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Relics of St. Padre Pio coming to the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception

On All Saints’ Day, Nov. 1, Father Joseph Tuscan, a Capuchin Franciscan priest, will celebrate the 5 p.m. Mass at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Fort Wayne. Father […]

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MedCon: managing life concerns with a biblical perspective

MedCon, the annual one-day, Fort Wayne-area conference on Catholicism and health care hosted by the Fort Wayne Jerome Lejeune Catholic Medical Guild, took place Oct. 14 at Parkview Mirro Center […]

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Eagle Scout Fitzmaurice earns top award, travels on faith

Granger native John Paul Fitzmaurice recently earned the top honor as a Boy Scout, the Eagle Scout Award, just before his 18th birthday. A parishioner of Queen of Peace Parish […]

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Father David Tyson, CSC, inaugurated president of Holy Cross College

NOTRE DAME – Father David Theodore Tyson, CSC, was installed as the fifth president of Holy Cross College on Oct. 6, amid festivities that extended into a two-day schedule that […]

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Survey of Youth and Young Adults starting point for synod

By Megan Gettinger In January, Pope Francis presented a letter to young people and announced that the 15th Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops, which will take place […]

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New forms of discrimination against the disabled

By Mary Forr Before I entered college, I volunteered at the Special Olympics. I helped out in the skills division of tennis. One after another, the athletes made their way […]