Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Installed as the 9th bishop of Fort Wayne-South Bend on January 13, 2010.

About our Bishop

Installed as 9th bishop of Fort Wayne-South Bend on January 13, 2010, Most Reverend Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades is the son of the late Charles and Mary Rhoades, and the brother of Charles Rhoades and Robin McCracken. He was born November 26, 1957, in Mahanoy City, Pennsylvania, located in Schuylkill County in the Diocese of Allentown, and baptized at Saint Canicus Church there. He grew up in Lebanon, PA, where he was a member of Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Parish. He attended the former Saint Mary’s School in Lebanon and graduated from Lebanon Catholic High School in 1975. 

All Christians are earnest to speak the truth in charity and join with all peace-loving people in pleading for peace and trying to bring it about.

—  Gaudium et Spes, 78