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Retreat brings together fathers, sons at St. Patrick’s County Park

The virtues of St. Joseph were elaborated by Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades at the afternoon retreat, which took place at St. Patrick’s County Park. 

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Widows profess lives of prayer for priests

In biblical times, a widow occupied an undesirable place in society. God had commanded that they were to be treated with respect and cared for, but they were not considered […]

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Father/son retreats planned for Year of St. Joseph

Typically, retreats take place over a weekend and remove the participants from their daily lives, to focus on their faith and relationship with the Lord, for at least a couple […]

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Father Tirabassi passes into eternal life

The South Bend parishes of St. Hedwig, Corpus Christi and Holy Family, along with the faith community of Saint Joseph High School, are mourning this week the passing of priest […]

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Totus Tuus teaches beauty of the faith to students in Auburn

Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades celebrated the solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul with members of the Totus Tuus ministry at Immaculate Conception Parish, Auburn, June 29. The Totus Tuus team […]

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Trusting in God, Ancilla College merges with Marian University

Prayer and planning usher in bold transition for Ancilla Prayers celebrating the past and future of Catholic higher education in the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend resonated in the Ancilla […]

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Longtime hospital chaplain stepping down

Years ago, Father Henry Byekwaso wanted to do some pastoral work nearby as he was preparing for his final exams in liturgical studies at the University of Notre Dame, so […]

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Education of future priests braced by Pentecost Collection

The Pentecost Collection takes place in the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend every spring to fund the education of diocesan seminarians. This year’s collection supported those future priests generously in […]

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The office of the tribunal: work that ‘touches people’s soul’

Father Jacob Runyon, judicial vicar for the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend, admitted that even practicing Catholics are often confused when he tells them he is in charge of the […]

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Around the Diocese: June 27, 2021

Fiftieth and 60th jubilees celebrated by Franciscan Sisters of the Sacred Heart  FRANKFORT, Ill. — Three Franciscan Sisters of the Sacred Heart who are serving or have served in the […]

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Deacon Everett pursuing call to mission work

Deacon Frederick Everett will end 33 years of diocesan employment June 30 to pursue a calling for missionary work. He will continue his diaconate service at St. Matthew Cathedral Parish, […]

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Secretariat for Communications receives CMA awards

The Secretariat for Communications of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend is the recipient of four prestigious awards for creative efforts realized in 2020. The awards were bestowed at the […]