Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

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Deacon appointment announced

The Most Rev. Kevin C. Rhoades, Bishop of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend, has made the following deacon assignment: • Newly-ordained Deacon Christopher R. Lapp to summer diaconal ministry… Read More

Priest appointment announced

The Most Rev. Kevin C. Rhoades, Bishop of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend, has made the following appointment, effective May 9, 2012: • Rev. Peter Dee De to parochial… Read More

Priest assignments announced

The Most Reverend Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades has announced the following priest assignments: • Reverend James Bromwich to residence, St. John the Baptist Parish, Fort Wayne, effective May 16, 2012.… Read More

Pastoral Statement

4/26/2012 Given the recent media attention to the lawsuit filed against the Diocese and one of its diocesan elementary schools, Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades would like to issue the following… Read More

Regarding lawsuit against the Diocese

The Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend is saddened by the lawsuit filed against it by a former teacher at one of its grade schools. The claims made against the Diocese… Read More

Priest assignment announced

Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades has announced the following transfer of assignment: • Reverend Vincent Ibeh, CSSp, from parochial vicar, Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception parish, Fort Wayne, to parochial vicar, Saints… Read More

Priest, deacon assignments announced

The Most Reverend Kevin C. Rhoades, Bishop of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend, has announced the following changes in priestly assignments, effective Jan. 14, 2012: • Reverend John Klymczyk,… Read More

Priest assignments

The Most Reverend Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades has announced the following priest assignments: • Reverend Thomas Lombardi, pastor of St. Joseph Parish-Hessen Cassel, Fort Wayne, to administrative leave of absence,… Read More

Priest assignments announced

The Most Reverend Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades, Bishop of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend, has announced the following changes in priestly assignments, effective January 4, 2012: • Reverend Lawrence… Read More

Advisory concerning ‘Holy Redeemer Catholic Community’

October 23, 2011 Fort Wayne Newspapers publish a weekly ad in its Area Church Directory listing “Holy Redeemer Catholic Community” and its Mass times. This community, though it calls itself… Read More

DECREE OF ALTERATION OF THE BOUNDARIES OF SAINT HENRY PARISH, FORTWAYNE, INDIANA

According to canon 515.2 of the Code of Canon Law, “The diocesan bishop alone is competent to erect, suppress, or alter parishes. . .”  The Second Vatican Council, in its… Read More

DECREE OF ALTERATION OF SACRED HEART PARISH, FORT WAYNE, INDIANA, FROMA TERRITORIAL PARISH TO A PERSONAL PARISH

According to canon 515.2 of the Code of Canon Law, “The diocesan bishop alone is competent to erect, suppress, or alter parishes…” The Second Vatican Council, in its Decree on… Read More