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Priest Assignment

The Most Reverend Kevin C. Rhoades, Bishop of Fort Wayne-South Bend, has made the following assignment: Reverend John Santone, CSC to Parochial Administrator, St. Augustine Parish, South Bend

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Priest Assignment

The Most Reverend Kevin C. Rhoades, Bishop of Fort Wayne-South Bend, has made the following assignment: Reverend Dominic Savoie, FSSP, from Parochial Administrator to Pastor, Sacred Heart Parish, Fort Wayne, […]

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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 Samuel Anderson, to Parochial Vicar, St. Joseph Parish, Fort Wayne, effective […]

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Deacon Assignments

The Most Reverend Kevin C. Rhoades, Bishop of Fort Wayne-South Bend, has made the following assignments of deacons for the summer of 2023: Deacon Oscar Duarte to St. Michael Parish, […]

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Priest Assignments

The Most Reverend Kevin C. Rhoades, Bishop of Fort Wayne-South Bend, has made the following assignments of priests, effective June 20, 2023: Reverend Sunday Akuh, from Parochial Vicar, St. John the […]

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Deacon Assignments

The Most Reverend Kevin C. Rhoades, Bishop of Fort Wayne-South Bend, has made the following assignments of permanent deacons for 2023: Deacon Daniel T. Avila to diaconal ministry at St. […]

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Statement on Death of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI

The Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend joins Pope Francis and everyone around the world in mourning the death of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI following the news of his passing this […]

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Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades Statement on Death of Father Jan Klimczyk

We learned on Tuesday of the tragic death of Father Jan Klimczyk in an apparent hit-and-run accident late in the evening on Monday, Aug. 22 in South Bend while he […]

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Regarding U.S. Supreme Court in Dobbs v. Jackson

Message to the Faithful of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend from Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades regarding U.S. Supreme Court in Dobbs v. Jackson Today is a historic day for […]

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Decree of Acceptance of Petition

On October 28, 2021, Brother Philip Smith, the postulator for the cause of canonization for Brother Columba O’Neill, lodged a petition with the diocesan bishop of the Diocese of Fort […]

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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: Deacon Frederick Everett from diaconal ministry at St. Matthew Cathedral, South Bend […]

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Deacon assignments

The Most Reverend Kevin C. Rhoades, Bishop of Fort Wayne-South Bend, has made the following assignments of transitional deacons for the summer of 2022: Deacon Brian Florin to St. Adalbert […]