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Celebrating well: Divine Mercy Sunday

A week after Easter Sunday, a full eight days (or octave) later, the great g  race of the holy day is often faded or forgotten. The jellybeans harden; the chocolate […]

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The Triduum — Given up unto death … the Son of God brings new life to all mankind

Jesus’ love remembered on Holy Thursday Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades began the celebration of “the holiest three days of the year” with Mass at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, […]

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We need to talk: Why children need to hear from the Church about abuse prevention

By Elizabeth A. Heidt Kozisek In the years since the first Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People was established by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, there […]

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Cursillo gives women the tools to spread Christ’s love

When Christine Koors attended a Cursillo weekend 18 years ago in Indianapolis, it changed her life. “It was just a newfound relationship with Christ,” she said. “I knew I had […]

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‘ava’s grace’ healing retreat addresses infant loss

FORT WAYNE — Couples and individuals who have experienced the acute and haunting pain of losing a very young child came together at Sacred Heart Parish Center, Notre Dame, on […]

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‘Unplanned’ shares truth of abortion

Abby Johnson herself said, “Five years ago, I was asked to turn my book into a film. This isn’t ‘inspired by’; it really is my life story.” A new movie, […]

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Adorers undeterred during extreme winter weather

Although the groundhog may have predicted that spring would come early, frigid temperatures plagued the Midwest until late last week. While many desired to relax under a warm blanket, some […]

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Bishop welcomes Catholic-Lutheran dialogue during musical performance at Notre Dame

Surrounded by the divine in the Basilica of the Sacred Heart and aided by superior acoustics and an attentive audience, the National Lutheran Choir performed on Thursday evening, Feb. 28, […]

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Statement regarding the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act

Ash Wednesday 2019 Dear Friends in Christ, It was not only very disappointing, but horrifying, that the U.S. Senate recently failed to pass the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act. Those […]

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Bishop to catechumens, candidates: ‘Prepare for something amazing’

The Rite of Election of Catechumens and Call to Continuing Conversion of Candidates took place at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Fort Wayne on March 3, with Bishop […]

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Diocesan Museum back home on Cathedral Square

History of diocese, Catholic faith to be shared from new location Click here for more photos from the reopened Diocesan Museum. The museum of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend […]

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Put marriage back on a lampstand, retreat presenters encourage

In celebration of National Marriage Week, Feb. 7-14, and Worldwide Marriage Sunday, celebrated Feb. 10, the diocesan office of Marriage and Family Ministry and the Black Catholic Advisory Board collaborated […]