Saint Mary’s Compromising its Identity as A Catholic Woman’s College

Statement of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades Regarding Change in Admission Policy at Saint Mary’s College I learned last week that the Board of Trustees of Saint Mary’s College, a Catholic… Read More

Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades Statement on Death of Father Jan Klimczyk

We learned on Tuesday of the tragic death of Father Jan Klimczyk in an apparent hit-and-run accident late in the evening on Monday, Aug. 22 in South Bend while he… Read More

Priest announcements

The Most Reverend Kevin C. Rhoades, Bishop of Fort Wayne-South Bend, has made the following announcements: Reverend Arthur Joseph Ssembajja, from Administrator, St. Anthony de Padua Parish, South Bend to… Read More

Regarding U.S. Supreme Court in Dobbs v. Jackson

Message to the Faithful of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend from Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades regarding U.S. Supreme Court in Dobbs v. Jackson Today is a historic day for… Read More

Decree of Acceptance of Petition

On October 28, 2021, Brother Philip Smith, the postulator for the cause of canonization for Brother Columba O’Neill, lodged a petition with the diocesan bishop of the Diocese of Fort… Read More

Priest assignments

Reverend Benjamin Muhlenkamp has resigned as Pastor of St. Anthony de Padua Parish, South Bend, and has been granted a leave of absence for personal reasons, effective May 16, 2022. The… Read More

The Upcoming Supreme Court Decision in Dobbs Case

The draft opinion of the Supreme Court case of Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, leaked last week, has generated angry protests from those who oppose the reversal of Roe… Read More