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Day, Weekend Passes Available for Eucharistic Congress

BALTIMORE (OSV News) – Attendees of the National Eucharistic Congress, which will be held July 17-21 in Indianapolis, now have the option of purchasing single-day and weekend passes in order to […]

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Homemade With Love for the Holidays

Thanksgiving is not only about giving thanks to God for all we have and all He does for us; it is also a time we spend with family enjoying food […]

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All Souls’ Day and the Purification of Those Who Have Died

Fort Wayne area Catholics had the opportunity to pray for the dead, while participating at Mass among the dead, on All Souls’ Day. The intention of the Mass celebrated by […]

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‘Life Is a Civil Right’: Alveda King Encourages Michiana Pro-Life Supporters

Alveda King, the niece of civil rights activist Martin Luther King Jr., was the keynote speaker for the 32nd Annual Right to Life Benefit Dinner on Thursday, October 19. Sharing […]

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Financial Report 2023

Dear friends in Christ: Once again, we are publishing an accounting of the financial operations of the diocese for the fiscal year that ended June 30, 2023. As we have […]

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White Mass Offers Encouragement to Medical Professionals

The Gospel reading on the feast of St. Luke included Jesus’ instructions to His disciples: “Cure the sick … and say to them, ‘the Kingdom of God is at hand […]

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St. Mary Celebrates 175th Jubilee with Renewed Commitment to Serve the Community

In a heartfelt celebration of St. Mary Mother of God Church’s 175th jubilee in Fort Wayne, parishioners, clergy, and special guests came together to reflect on its remarkable history and […]

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Red Masses Offer Prayers for Legal Professionals

By Kasia Balsbaugh and Bethany Beebe During the first week of October, Father Mark Gurnter, Vicar General of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend, celebrated two Red Masses – at […]

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St. Therese Celebrates 75 Years of Following the ‘Little Way’

On an October day in 1948, Bishop John F. Noll dedicated a new Catholic church in Waynedale, on the southside of Fort Wayne, named after the French Carmelite nun, St. […]

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Investiture Participants learn about Eucharist, Holy Land

Bishop Rhoades kicked off the Investiture weekend at the Grand Wayne Center on Saturday, September 16, with a talk on the Eucharist as sacrifice, presence, and communion, and started by […]

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Fort Wayne Hosts Investiture for Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre

Scores of people processed under sunny skies through downtown Fort Wayne to the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception on Sunday, September 17, as the North Central Lieutenancy of the Equestrian […]

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Exciting Innovations ‘Bearing Fruit’ in the Natural Family Planning World

Complicated. Unrealistic. Ineffective. These are words sometimes used to describe natural family planning (NFP). Or, at least, they used to be. Now more than ever, NFP is effective, accessible, and […]