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Repairing the brokenness caused by pornography

“Anthony” is like many Catholic men, a husband and father who wants to be the best person he can be for his family. But unfortunately, like many Christian men (as research shows), […]

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Sacred Heart Parish, Notre Dame, closes 175th anniversary year

NOTRE DAME — On the solemnity of the Epiphany, Sunday, Jan. 7, the parish community of Sacred Heart, at the University of Notre Dame, celebrated a Mass with Bishop Kevin […]

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Young Catholic invites readers to explore Church’s truth, goodness

By Mitch Finley Catholic wunderkind Brandon Vogt, who joined the church in 2008, is one of the go-to spokesmen for both Catholic and secular media when they need an articulate […]

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Filipino community celebrates Simbang Gabi at St. Therese

“Mabuhay!” Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades urged a packed St. Therese, Little Flower Church, South Bend, on Gaudete Sunday. The word is Tagalog for “Rejoice,” one of several phrases Bishop Rhoades […]

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Books on women saints may bring appreciation beyond Church

By Graham Yearley It’s good to have new biographical works of two women saints: St. Clare of Assisi and St. Therese of Lisieux. Both are famous saints to Catholics, but […]

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Local effort reunites Iraqi refugee family

For many refugees, the process of entering the United States in search of a better life requires significant patience and perseverance. The journey can be even more difficult for families […]

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The day a mother’s love changed the world

New book brings together the mysteries, history-altering influences of Our Lady of Guadalupe Resentment. Distrust. Violence. As the Aztec Indians came under the rule of Spanish conquistadors in the early […]

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South Bend native dedicates herself as consecrated virgin

On Nov. 18, Jennifer Sergio publicly embraced a vocation to consecrated virginity, lived in the world. Bishop Timothy L. Doherty presided over the ceremony at St. Mary of the Immaculate […]

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Confirmation of Notre Dame students at basilica

Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades administers the sacrament of confirmation to a University of Notre Dame student Dec. 3. The Mass with confirmation and Rite of Reception into Full Communion was […]

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Priest vs. seminarian roundball classic comes to South Bend

St. John Paul II once wrote that priests are called to be “Men of Communion.” Priests are to be a bridge between God and man, and also between men. This […]

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A simple plan for the best Advent ever

Advent is just around the corner, and many people feel like it sneaks up on them — perhaps catching them by surprise. In the busyness of this life, what can […]

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‘The Star’ delivers faithful message of the Gospels

By John Mulderig NEW YORK (CNS) — A holiday treat suitable for all but the tiniest, “The Star” (Sony) is a delightful animated version of the Christmas story told from […]