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Around the Diocese: September 12, 2021

Vincentians and friends to walk for the poor  FORT WAYNE — The ability of the St. Vincent de Paul Society to act in ways that lift families out of poverty […]

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Queen of Peace names Scott Kovatch principal

At Queen of Peace School in Mishawaka, area teacher and administrator Scott Kovatch will be at the helm beginning with the 2021-22 school year.  In addition to a diverse background […]

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Melissa Green leads at St. Joseph Grade School, South Bend

Melissa Green was born and raised outside of New York City. “I came to Indiana as a college freshman at the University of Notre Dame,” she explained. It was there […]

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Principal Abigail Stanley welcomed at St. Bernard

For Abigail Stanley, the administrative position of principal at St. Bernard School in Wabash feels like so much more than a job – it’s her home. “I grew up attending […]

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Ana Maria Lewis anxious to prepare St. Jude students for heaven

Openness to the nudging of the Holy Spirit led the new principal of St. Jude School in South Bend to explore a new avenue in her career. Ana Maria Lewis […]

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Confirmation Masses of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

The following is a schedule of the fall Masses at which Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades will confer the sacrament of confirmation. *Additional parishes included St. Joseph Church, LaGrange Aug. 21 […]

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Renovator priest looks back on 40 years

Over the span of 40 years, a person can gain a reputation for much good. In Father John Delaney’s case, his reputation is well-earned. He has become known as the […]

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Father Voors celebrates four decades as a priest

As Father David Voors reflects on his four decades of ministry, a handful of passions have developed, he said. Some of the passions have grown into traditions that are implemented […]

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Jubilarian Father Chukwuma moves ‘at God’s direction’

Father Francis Chukwuma didn’t have a vision or encounter with God that called him to the priesthood. He has just been open to where God directs him in life. Father […]

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Priesthood has been a life of love and self-giving

As a boy, Father Jonathan C. Agbedo knew he wanted to be a priest. He didn’t think he would get to pursue that dream, however, until a path opened in […]

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Twenty-five-year vocation began in illness

Most priests look back on their ordination day with great joy and fondness, but Father Mark Gurtner recalled that he was so ill that “ordination and even my first Mass […]

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Father Lawrence Teteh, CSSp, observes 50 years of vocation

Father Lawrence Teteh, CSSp, will observe his 50th jubilee anniversary as a priest Aug. 22. Born on Sept. 13, 1944, in Nnarambia Ahiara in Ahiazu Mbaise, Imo State, in the […]