Special Archive

Bishop Joins Pope in Consecration of Russia, Ukraine to Immaculate Heart of Mary Default Thumbnail
Bishop

Bishop Joins Pope in Consecration of Russia, Ukraine to Immaculate Heart of Mary

Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades joined Pope Francis in the Consecration of Russia and Ukraine to the Immaculate Heart of Mary at St. Pius X Parish in Granger on Friday, March […]

Consecration to the Immaculate Heart of Mary Default Thumbnail
Bishop

Consecration to the Immaculate Heart of Mary

Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades, in communion with Pope Francis and the global Catholic Church, will pray the Rosary on Friday, March 25, at 11:40 a.m., followed by the Act of […]

‘I feel like I’m home:’ candidate professes joy at conversion Default Thumbnail
Local

‘I feel like I’m home:’ candidate professes joy at conversion

Born in Valparaiso but now living in North Manchester, Julie Potter from St. Bernard Parish in Wabash will enter into the fullness of the Catholic Church this Easter season. Potter […]

Catholic students prepare for confirmation Default Thumbnail
Diocese

Catholic students prepare for confirmation

The Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend hosted a confirmation retreat at Bishop Dwenger High School on Saturday, March 12. More than 200 students registered for the retreat. The theme for […]

St. Patrick and Abraham: stewards of God’s covenant Default Thumbnail
Diocese

St. Patrick and Abraham: stewards of God’s covenant

For one day, the Western world seeks to become Irish. Around March 17, t-shirts proclaim things like “Kiss me, I’m Irish” and a slew of “Lucky” slogans and shamrocks burst […]

Priest to the Potowatomi shared their suffering, fate Default Thumbnail
Diocese

Priest to the Potowatomi shared their suffering, fate

By Stephen DiJulius During the Lenten season of mortification, there are many holy examples in the rich Catholic history to look to for inspiration. Yet, in the Diocese of Fort […]

Faith planted in fertile soil for candidates, catechumens Default Thumbnail
Bishop

Faith planted in fertile soil for candidates, catechumens

At the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Fort Wayne on Sunday, March 6, catechumens and candidates joined together in the presence of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades to publicly proclaim […]

Ite ad Joseph: St. André Bessette’s call Default Thumbnail
FEATURE

Ite ad Joseph: St. André Bessette’s call

The Solemnity of St. Joseph takes place on March 19. The saint’s role as historical figure and cornerstone to the Christian religion – and more importantly as earthly father to […]

Catechumens and candidates profess eagerness to receive graces of the Catholic Church Default Thumbnail
Bishop

Catechumens and candidates profess eagerness to receive graces of the Catholic Church

Many current and prospective members of the Catholic Church were brought together under one roof on Sunday, Feb. 27, in South Bend for the Rite of Election and Call to […]

Bishop Rhoades answers questions on war, Ukraine Default Thumbnail
Bishop

Bishop Rhoades answers questions on war, Ukraine

Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades visited the annual Rekindle the Fire Men’s Conference on Saturday afternoon for a Q&A session and to celebrate Mass. During the Q&A session, Redeemer Radio host […]

Rekindle the Fire unites men in faith Default Thumbnail
Bishop

Rekindle the Fire unites men in faith

Hundreds of men convened at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum in Fort Wayne for the annual Rekindle the Fire conference on Feb. 26. Fathers Ben Muhlenkamp and Stephen Felicichia […]

Armor of God retreat challenges men to discern ‘why’ Default Thumbnail
Diocese

Armor of God retreat challenges men to discern ‘why’

“Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the strength of His might. Put on the full armor of God, so that you will be able to stand firm against […]