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St. Vincent de Paul celebrates 150 years as an ‘immigrant church’

Click here for more photos from the event. St. Vincent de Paul Parish in Elkhart celebrated its sesquicentennial of serving the faithful in Elkhart on Sunday, Sept. 30, with a […]

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From Crisis to Healing: A Diocesan Day of Prayer and Penance

Pastoral letter to the people of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend My Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ: The re-emergence of the clergy sex abuse crisis has affected us […]

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Christ the King student is Riley Champion

Eighth-grade student Connor Schuelke doesn’t see himself as a hero. An A student at Christ the King School, South Bend, he has favorite teachers, but not a favorite subject. He […]

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Esther Terry to head Hispanic Ministry, special projects for diocese

FORT WAYNE — In the Secretariat for Evangelization & Discipleship for the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend, Hispanic Ministry has been energized by the addition of new Director for Hispanic […]

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Mexican mothers of the disappeared to receive Notre Dame Award

NOTRE DAME — The University of Notre Dame will give the 2018 Notre Dame Award to the Colectivo Solecito de Veracruz, a group of mothers in Mexico’s gulf state of […]

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Four ordained to the diaconate in Congregation of Holy Cross

NOTRE DAME — With joy and thanksgiving, the Congregation of Holy Cross celebrated the final profession of vows and ordination to the diaconate of five men last weekend. Brian Kennedy, […]

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Highway renamed for Archbishop Noll

The city of Huntington has paid tribute to the legacy of Archbishop John F. Noll by renaming an upgraded entrance into the city in his honor. “I think it’s very […]

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Sisters of Providence celebrate anniversaries of final vows

SAINT MARY-OF-THE-WOODS — Seven Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana, with ties to the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend, are celebrating jubilees this year. 60-year jubilarians Sister Donna Butler […]

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Seeking Refuge: Fitting in without losing cultural roots, Burmese refugees advance in Indiana

By Dan Stockman, national correspondent for Global Sisters Report Niang En Chin was in second grade when her family fled their home in Myanmar. Niang’s family is from the ethnic Chin […]

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St. Bernard Parish mourns loss of Father Sextus Don

Father Sextus Don, 66, passed away suddenly July 28 in Fort Wayne. He will be missed by St. Bernard Church parishioners and others and is being remembered for his love […]

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Welcoming the faith half a world away

When Kenya native Mercylynn Mbuguah and her family came to America 12 years ago, they experienced something of a culture shock. “Our family won the green card lottery to come […]

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Teens to tour churches on feast of Transfiguration

On the feast of the Transfiguration, Monday, Aug. 6, the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend Office of Youth Ministry will host a tour of seven churches in the greater Fort […]