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A life filled with divine intervention: Father Sigler

Father Gary Sigler’s vocation is a God wink. His vocation history started early in life. At 13, the second-eldest of 10 children left day-to-day life with his parents, Thomas and […]

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Father Rybicki celebrates 40-year jubilee

After 40 years of ministering in the diocese, it’s to be expected that Father Daryl Rybicki would find familiar faces everywhere. He has served at both high schools on the […]

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Father Lourdino Fernandes is 50-year jubilarian

Father Lourdino Fernandes, pastor of St. Rose of Lima Parish in Monroeville, was born in Chinchinim, Goa, India on Dec. 4, 1943, to Constancio and Santana Ozorio Fernandes. The priest […]

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The impact of authentic joy: Father Camillo Tirabassi

Father Camillo Tirabassi, nicknamed “Father Cam” by parishioners, knows that marriage, for the majority of young people, will be a reality. But he prays that all young people will pray […]

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Father Zimmer sees God’s grace in Eucharist, confessions

“I felt called to the priesthood because of how I found the Spirit work through me with people in spiritual need. I saw priesthood as a way to live out […]

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Channeling God’s grace for 25 years: Father Lobo

Father Maicaal Lobo grew up as the oldest of six children born to parents in a remote mountainous area of India where Jesuit priests had a summer vacation home. His […]

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Father Gaughan found peace in his calling

Father Joseph Gaughan received the sacrament of holy orders at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Fort Wayne on Nov 26, 1994. He was the only priest to be […]

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PHJC sister elected general superior

DERNBACH, Germany — Sister Judith Diltz, PHJC, was elected general superior of the Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ Congregation in Dernbach, Germany, on May 14. The international congregation of women […]

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St. Louis sure of path God has for him

By Samantha Rohloff Deacon Spenser St. Louis, who will be ordained into the priesthood on June 1, comes from the city of Fort Wayne. Having always been Catholic and grown […]

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Parents, World Youth Day aided in discernment

Deacon Daniel Niezer anticipates his ordination to the holy priesthood at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception on June 1. He has been formally preparing for this day throughout the […]

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Vocation ‘an adventure of love’ for Deacon Arroyo

Deacon José Arroyo Acevedo was raised in Luquillo, Puerto Rico. There, his home parish was San José, and in the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend his home parish is St. […]

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William Oberley

Heritage High School, Monroeville Valedictorian William Oberley After attending St. Louis Academy for eight years of Catholic education, Heritage High School valedictorian William Oberley embarked on a new venture in […]