Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

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On the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI

Feb. 11, 2013 Statement of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades on the announcement of the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI:  Early this morning, we heard the news that our Holy Father,… Read More

Statement of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades at Death of Bishop John M. D’Arcy

February 3, 2013 Today our beloved Bishop Emeritus John M. D’Arcy died in the peace of Christ.  I am filled with deep sadness at the death of a dear friend and… Read More

Statement of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Statement of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades  January 1, 2013  This past Sunday, Bishop John M. D’Arcy called me from St. Elizabeth Hospital in Brighton, Mass., to share with me the… Read More

Notre Dame Pastoral Plan

STATEMENT BY BISHOP RHOADES ON NOTRE DAME PASTORAL PLAN One of the essential characteristics of a Catholic university is “fidelity to the Christian message as it comes to us from… Read More

Presbyteral Council members appointed

Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades has announced that the following priests have been elected or appointed as members of the Presbyteral Council, with terms beginning Jan. 1, 2013 and ending Dec.… Read More

The Immigration Debate: A Catholic Perspective

Ancilla College lecture October 2, 2012 Thank you for the invitation to speak this evening here at Ancilla College. We are a little over a month away from Election Day… Read More

Priest appointed

Most Reverend Kevin C. Rhoades has made the following appointment: • Rev. Sebastian Twinomugabi to parochial vicar at Ss. Peter and Paul Parish, Huntington, effective Oct. 8, 2012.

Regarding Matthew Lindsay

Last Wednesday evening, September 12, 2012, the Diocese learned that a large number of inappropriate video clips, none involving nudity, were discovered on the computer of Mr. Matthew Lindsay, the… Read More

Vicar forane appointments announced

Most Reverend Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades has announced the following vicar forane appointments for a three-year term beginning Sept. 1, 2012: • Rev. Msgr. William Schooler, St. Pius X Parish,… Read More

Moderator appointed

Most Reverend Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades has announced the following appointment: • Rev. Joseph Gaughan has been appointed moderator of the Catholic Youth Organization (CYO) effective Sept. 6, 2012 while… Read More

Priests appointed

Most Reverend Kevin C. Rhoades has made the following appointments: • Rev. James Bromwich to Catholic Priest Chaplain at Saint Joseph Hospital, Fort Wayne, effective June 26, 2012. • Rev.… Read More

Priests appointed

Most Reverend Kevin C. Rhoades has made the following appointments, effective June 26, 2012: • Rev. Dale Bauman from pastor, Saint Francis Xavier Parish, Pierceton, to pastor, Saint Joseph Parish,… Read More