Red Mass 2021

The Lord calls all of us to be saints. He calls all of us to holiness. I’m sure you’ve heard this many times before: the great teaching of the Second… Read More

Inauguration of President Katie Conboy at Saint Mary’s College

We gather this morning to pray for and with President Katie Conboy on this day of her inauguration as President of Saint Mary’s College. We give thanks to God that… 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

Diaconate Ordination

Mark Hellinger and Brian Isenbarger The words of Jesus to the disciples resonate for us today at this Ordination Mass. “The harvest is abundant but the laborers are few; so… Read More

Evangelium Vitae Mass at Notre Dame

April 9, 2016 In the reading from the Acts of the Apostles, we heard the bold and courageous response of Saint Peter and the Apostles who were ordered by the… Read More

Political responsibility: Citizens of two cities

Presentation by Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades at Saint Vincent de Paul Parish, Fort Wayne, on February 21, 2016 Click here for an audio version of this talk. (The speaker starts at… Read More

‘I am a sinner’

The following is the homily of Bishop Rhoades, delivered at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception on Ash Wednesday, February 10th: In a famous interview after Cardinal Bergoglio was elected… Read More

The Doors of Mercy open into a joyful home

The following is the text of the homily of Bishop Rhoades at the Mass opening the Doors of Mercy of the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception on the Third Sunday… Read More

The extraordinary parents of Saint Therese of Lisieux

October 31, 2015 The following is the text of the homily delivered by Bishop Rhoades on October 31st at Saint Therese, Little Flower, Church, South Bend:In today’s reading from the… Read More

The medical profession as a mission of hope and healing

Euthanasia reveals culture of death and despair Following is the text of the homily given by Bishop Rhoades at the White Masses for physicians, nurses, and other health care workers… Read More