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Misas suspendidas por toda la diócesis

Estimados fieles de la Diócesis de Fort Wayne-South Bend, En medio de la pandemia del coronavirus, les escribo para alentarlos, en las palabras del Santo Padre, el Papa Francisco, “a […]

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Christ the Teacher (formerly Light of Learning) Award winners 2020

To this year’s award winners, thank you and congratulations! AVILLA Chad Helmkamp, St. Mary of the Assumption School   BESANCON Amber Wharton, St. Louis Academy   DECATUR Amy Ross, St. […]

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Rest in Peace: December 1, 2019

Bremen Dominica K. Beath, 75, St. Dominic Decatur Vincent A. Faurote, 82, St. Mary of the Assumption Fort Wayne Frances Batt, 79, St. Vincent de Paul Pierre deCalonne, 72, Our […]

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As ‘The League’ begins its centennial season …

By the gargantuan standards of the 21st-century National Football League, Gino Marchetti, who died this past April 29, was undersized at 6-foot-4 and a mere 245 pounds. But he was […]

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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

Dec. 16, 2019: location of parish corrected in seventh paragraph.   Father Joseph Gaughan received the sacrament of holy orders at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Fort Wayne […]

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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 […]