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Priest Assignment

The Most Reverend Kevin C. Rhoades, Bishop of Fort Wayne-South Bend, has made the following assignment effective June 18, 2024. Reverend Eric Zimmer, from Administrator, St. Hedwig and St. Patrick […]

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Priest Assignments

The Most Reverend Kevin C. Rhoades, Bishop of Fort Wayne-South Bend, has made the following assignments of clergy: Reverend Oscar Duarte, to Parochial Vicar, St. John the Evangelist Parish, Goshen, […]

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Deacon Assignment

The Most Reverend Kevin C. Rhoades, Bishop of Fort Wayne-South Bend, has made the following assignment of a deacon for the summer of 2024: Deacon Andrew Barnes to St. Vincent […]

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Priest Retirements and Assignments

Priest Retirements: Reverend Polycarp Fernando, Parochial Vicar, St. Vincent de Paul Parish, Fort Wayne, has been granted retirement, effective June 18, 2024. Reverend William Kummer, Pastor, St. Joseph – Hessen […]

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Priest Assignment

The Most Reverend Kevin C. Rhoades, Bishop of Fort Wayne-South Bend, has made the following assignment: Reverend Quang Duc Dinh, SVD, to Administrator at St. Patrick Parish, Fort Wayne, effective […]

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Priest Assignment

The Most Reverend Kevin C. Rhoades, Bishop of Fort Wayne-South Bend, has made the following assignment. Reverend Lee Allen Fortin, from Parochial Vicar at St. Mary of the Assumption Parish, […]

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Priest Assigment

The Most Reverend Kevin C. Rhoades, Bishop of Fort Wayne-South Bend, has made the following assignment. Reverend Bartholomew Okorie, as Parochial Vicar at St. Vincent de Paul Parish, Elkhart, effective […]

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Priest Assignments

The Most Reverend Kevin C. Rhoades, Bishop of Fort Wayne-South Bend, has made the following assignments. Reverend Jose Arroyo, from Pastor at St. Paul of the Cross Parish, Columbia City, […]

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Deacon Assignment

The Most Reverend Kevin C. Rhoades, Bishop of Fort Wayne-South Bend, has made the following assignment. Deacon James Tighe, to exercise pastoral care of St. Mary, Mother of God Parish, […]

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Bishop Rhoades’ Statement on Saint Mary’s College Reversing Its Decision to Admit Transgender Students

On Friday, December 22, Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades made the following statement regarding Saint Mary’s College reversing its decision to admit transgender students to the college. “I am happy and […]

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Saint Mary’s Compromising its Identity as A Catholic Woman’s College

Statement of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades Regarding Change in Admission Policy at Saint Mary’s College I learned last week that the Board of Trustees of Saint Mary’s College, a Catholic […]

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Deacon Assignments

The Most Reverend Kevin C. Rhoades, Bishop of Fort Wayne-South Bend, has made the following assignments. Deacon Juan Campos, from diaconal ministry at Immaculate Conception Parish, Kendallville to St. Patrick […]