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Answering the call for room at the inn

16For Christians around the world, Advent means anticipation. It’s when we prepare for the coming of Jesus and reflect on the true meaning of Christmas. Advent reminds us of the […]

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The peace of Advent

During the Second Week of Advent, Christians prepare to accept the peace the Lord brings to His people and to pray that this peace will be reflected through us and […]

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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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Around the Diocese: November 19, 2017

New Education for Ministry program cycle to begin FORT WAYNE — The Education for Ministry Program gives Catholic schoolteachers in kindergarten through grade eight the doctrinal background to prepare students […]

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Listening to God in the stillness: a vocation story

By Sister Faustina Maria Pia CNS — A few years ago I came across a paper I wrote in high school. The topic was, “If you were a pilgrim in […]

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Marriage: an icon of God’s love

Whether one has been married for a single year or for 70, the essential components of a Catholic marriage are the same, timeless virtues. St. Paul articulated those five virtues […]

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Red Mass invokes gifts of the Holy Spirit

The Red Mass, a Mass celebrated annually in the Catholic Church for judges, lawyers, law school professors, law students and government officials, took place Tuesday, Oct. 3, at the Cathedral […]

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100th Anniversary of Fatima Apparitions

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the apparitions of Our Lady to three shepherd children at Fatima, Portugal. The Blessed Mother appeared once each month to the children from May […]

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ATD: August 13, 2017

Forever Learning offers fall schedule SOUTH BEND — Michiana’s Forever Learning Institute is offering senior adults over 110 classes this fall on topics like health and fitness, creative arts, music, […]

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Saint Anne Victory Noll assisted living center open for business

The newest Saint Anne Communities facility drew over 200 people from Huntington and many other surrounding areas for its grand opening July 20. Tours of the new building were available, […]

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St. Mary’ Heritage Fund announces 2017 recipients

The Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend has awarded 32 grants totaling $172,000 from the St. Mary’s Heritage Fund to parishes, schools and agencies across the diocese. The $3 million endowment […]

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St. Patrick: The heart of Christ open to everyone

Located in downtown Fort Wayne, St. Patrick Church has become one of the most diverse parishes in the area since its founding in 1889. Now 128 years old, the faith […]