‘The amazing gift and mystery of the Eucharist’

The following is the text of Bishop Rhoades’ homily at the Evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper on Holy Thursday, April 14, 2022 at St. Matthew Cathedral: At this Evening… Read More

Palm Sunday 2022

The homily from Palm Sunday – April 10, at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Fort Wayne. My brothers and sisters, today, Palm Sunday, we enter into Holy Week.… Read More

Catholics must not be indifferent, discouraged in cause of life

Homily from the Mass at March for Life – Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, Jan. 22. The Catholic Church in the United States observes today, Jan.… Read More

Our Lady of Loreto with Sisters of the Holy Cross

December 10, 2021 The following is the text of the homily delivered by Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades at Mass on the Memorial of Our Lady of Loreto (Dec. 10) at… Read More

Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception

St. Joseph Church, Mishawaka December 8, 2021 The Year of St. Joseph ends today. It began one year ago on this Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception. It began on Dec.… Read More

Supreme Court arguments inspire prayer, fasting

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, As you may have heard, the United States Supreme Court will begin hearing oral arguments on December 1st in the case Dobbs  v.  Jackson … Read More

‘Journeying Together’ as the pilgrim people of God:

Bishop opens diocesan phase of synodal process The following is the text of the homily given by Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades at the Mass opening the diocesan phase of the… Read More

Mass of Healing in Remembrance of the Miami Tribe

One of the beautiful blessings of our diocese is the rich tapestry of culture, spirituality and grace within our Church. We are a diverse community here and throughout the United… Read More

The Pursuit of Truth

The following is Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades’ homily at the opening Mass of the 2021-22 academic year at the University of Saint Francis Aug. 25. It is wonderful to be… Read More

Opening of Jubilee Year of 100th Anniversary of Victory Noll Sisters

“Bendito sea Dios, Padre de Cristo Jesus nuestro Señor, que nos bendijo desde el cielo, en Cristo, con toda clase de bendiciones del cielo!” “Blessed be the God and Father… Read More

Feast of Corpus Christi

Mass at Blessed Sacrament Parish, Albion “This is my body… This is my blood.”  We have just heard these words in Saint Mark’s account of the Last Supper.  With these… Read More

Priesthood Ordination

Today the Church celebrates the Memorial of a great missionary priest and bishop from the 8th century, Saint Boniface, known in history as “the Apostle of the Germans.” Saint Boniface established… Read More