Adult Confirmations 2023

Bishop Rhoades delivered the following homily at Mass in which he administered the sacrament of Confirmation to adults on the Solemnity of Pentecost on Sunday, May 28, at the Cathedral… Read More

Good Friday

April 7, 2023St. Matthew Cathedral, South Bend I sometimes get asked why we call this day of Christ’s death “Good Friday” since it is the day of Our Lord’s horrible… Read More

Mass of the Lord’s Supper

April 6, 2023Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, FW This Evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper begins the Sacred Paschal Triduum, three days in which we celebrate the greatest mysteries of… Read More

Chrism Mass

April 3, 2023Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception For me, one of the highlights of the liturgical year is celebrating the Chrism Masses each year in South Bend and in Fort… Read More

Palm Sunday

The following homily was delivered by Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades during Mass on Palm Sunday, Apr. 3, 2023 at St. Matthew Cathedral in South Bend: I think this is the… Read More

Called to Be Fishers of Men

Bishop Rhoades Visits Notre Dame Priests and Brothers on Feast of St. Andrew The following homily was delivered by Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades during Mass on the Feast of St.… Read More

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