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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 […]

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Aidan Kaczanowski

Penn High School, Mishawaka Valedictorian Aidan Kaczanowski A creative professional and scientist at heart, Aidan Kaczanowski is valedictorian of Penn High School. He hopes to combine his love of computer […]

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Thomas Coates

Elkhart Central High School, Elkhart Valedictorian Thomas Coates Elkhart Central valedictorian Thomas Coates knows it’s not always easy to be a Catholic in a public high school. In a way, […]

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Isabel Ortiz

Saint Joseph High School, South Bend Salutatorian Isabel Ortiz Life consists of mainly faith, soccer and school for Saint Joseph High School salutatorian Isabel Ortiz. She and her family moved […]

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Joshua Dippold

Bishop Luers High School, Fort Wayne Valedictorian Joshua Dippold Joshua Dippold, who graduates from Bishop Luers High School this month, knows how to incorporate his Catholic faith into everyday life. […]

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Margaret Cook

Marian High School, Mishawaka Salutatorian Margaret Cook Life is far more than just skating through school to achieve perfection for Margaret Cook. The Marian High School salutatorian was touched by […]

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Olivia Neher

Bishop Luers High School, Fort Wayne Salutatorian Olivia Neher Being part of a community that stands for life is important to Bishop Luers High School salutatorian Olivia Neher. When she […]

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Tomás Aguilar-Fraga

Saint Joseph High School, South Bend Valedictorian Tomás Aguilar-Fraga For some, math is a formidable academic subject, but not for Saint Joseph High School valedictorian Tomás Aguilar-Fraga. It’s not only […]

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Mackenzie Mencias

Marian High School, Mishawaka Valedictorian Mackenzie Mencias For Marian High School valedictorian Mackenzie Mencias, there’s a healthy balance between being challenged and being overwhelmed. She described both as being under […]