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