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World Youth Day – By the Day

Days 1-7 by Nicole Hahn Days 7-10 by Joshua Schipper Days 1 and 2 Click here for Day 1 photos by Nicole. Click here for Day 2 photos by Nicole. […]

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Father Nguyen’s Path to Priesthood Takes Many Turns

“It’s a good occasion. I feel great to celebrate how for the last 25 years God has been so good to me and accompanied me on my ministry,” said Father […]

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New Altar at Oratory of the Holy Family Dedicated

Last summer, Bishop Rhoades visited the Our Lady, Patroness of America Center in Rome City, with the hope to dedicate a new altar for the celebration of Holy Mass. While […]

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Father Wilson Corzo Celebrates 25 Years of Priesthood

Father Wilson Corzo, Pastor of Our Lady of Hungary, South Bend, said his vocation to the priesthood began as a young teen. He recalled that he was about 14 years […]

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Nudged by the Holy Spirit to Become a Deacon

At 91, macular degeneration makes it difficult for Deacon Eugene Egendoerfer to see, but he still prays morning and evening prayer even though he has to hold his breviary 4” […]

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Deacon Kevin Ranaghan: 50 Years of Being a Bridge

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of his ordination to the diaconate, Kevin Ranaghan and his wife Dorothy went to Mass and dinner at St. Bavo, Mishawaka, where he served as […]

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Franciscan Sisters of the Sacred Heart Celebrate Jubilees

The Franciscan Sisters of the Sacred Heart celebrated the jubilees of their Sisters on Sunday, June 17, at St. Francis Woods, in Frankfort, Illinois. The following Jubilarians have ministered in […]

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Susan Richter Retires after 38 Years in Catholic Education

“I can’t imagine my life if I hadn’t spent 38 years in Catholic education,” said Susan Richter. “I’ve enjoyed every minute.” After 23 years at Saint Joseph High School in […]

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Try a Do-It-Yourself God Retreat This Summer

This time of year, many people have the chance to enjoy a little extra vacation time. Using some of that time in retreat to create a closer relationship with God […]

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Free Braille Materials Impact the Mass Experience for the Visually Impaired

Hearing the word of God in Mass is impactful and sometimes comes with questions that further research in the Bible at home can answer. Imagine leaving Mass with a question, […]

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Celebration of the Eucharist Brings Relic to Diocese

Abandonment. That is the word and vision St. Manuel González García felt and faced when he arrived on an early assignment — A vision of neglect and a feeling of […]

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Diocesan Pilgrims Join Bishop Rhoades for Audience with Pope Francis

Bishop Rhoades poses with priests, a seminarian, and pilgrims from our diocese in the Apostolic Palace at the Vatican on Friday, June 19, before going into the Vatican Library to […]