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Stories of Service: How dedicating a year or more of service after college can have a lasting impact

“Every project I do, every report I write and every call I make has to have a real benefit to the world around me, or it isn’t worth doing.” These […]

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Former principal, athletic director passes away

John F. Gaughan passed away Thursday, March 16, at the age of 89. He lived a lifetime of commitment to education and to Catholic Schools, including serving as a teacher […]

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Chalices sent from South Bend around the world

Richard “Dick” Dornbos is on a mission to evangelize the world one chalice at a time. Since 2012 he has overseen the delivery of 25 chalices to seven countries across […]

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Annual collection for Catholic Relief Services

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, Next weekend, March 25 and 26, our diocese will be taking up The Catholic Relief Services Collection (CRSC). By participating in this collection, you […]

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Notre Dame’s ‘organ for the ages’ in full voice

It took four years to craft and almost four months to install and tune, so expectations were high. Still, the brand-new Murdy Family Organ in Notre Dame’s Sacred Heart Basilica is surprising […]

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Catechumens, candidates draw closer to full communion

Click here for more photos from the event. Catechumens and candidates in the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend declared their desire to be joined to Christ and His Church during […]

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Father Ron Rieder, Sts. Peter and Paul, retires

Father Ron Rieder of Sts. Peter and Paul Church has retired from parish life after 33 years at the Huntington church. A Capuchin Franciscan, Father Rieder was the longtime pastor […]

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On March 14, The Light is ON for you

Going to confession intimidates most, if not all, of us at some point or another. There’s something truly painful about confronting ourselves and our sins honestly, and the sacrament of […]

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Ground broken for Divine Mercy Funeral Home

‘The focus on Divine Mercy will bring consolation’ Click here for more photos from the event. The first Catholic funeral home in the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend took a […]

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Mass and film increase awareness of Christian persecution

On Thursday, Feb. 20, Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades celebrated a Mass at the Basilica of the Sacred Heart, University of Notre Dame, to pray for persecuted Christians. The Mass preceded […]

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Candidates committed to Hispanic Diaconate Formation

Once a month on a Friday evening, after finishing their jobs and saying goodbye to their children, a group of about a dozen men — many with their wives along […]

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Gift ideas for first communicants

It’s a milestone like no other in a young child’s life, and it means that a young person is growing up in the sanctity of the church. To celebrate the […]