Event Promotional Resources

For diocesan events, ministries, and initiatives.

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Recurring Diocesan Events:

Little Flower Holy Hour – Monthly
ava’s grace Online Meetings – Monthly
Masses Interpreted for the Deaf – Bimonthly
Sensory-Friendly Mass at St. Vincent de Paul, Fort Wayne – Weekly
Online NFP Support Group – Monthly

Eucharistic Revival Parish Toolkit

The Eucharistic Revival is a grassroots effort to inspire a “movement of Catholics across the United States who are healed, converted, formed, and unified by an encounter with Jesus in the Eucharist.” We are now in the “Diocesan Year” of equipping and empowering leaders in the church.

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Come and See Weekend – Diocesan Priesthood

Young men ages 16-30 are invited to spend time with diocesan seminarians and learn more about seminary and the priesthood. Join us on July 15 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Questions? Contact the Vocation Office at 260-422-4611. RSVP at diocesefwsb.org/comeandsee2022

Theology on Tap

Fort Wayne
Young Adults: You are invited to the 2022 Theology on Tap Summer Series entitled, “The Road to Emmaus.” The series is sponsored by the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend Young Adult Ministry. Beginning on July 5, join other single or married young adults in their 20s and 30s at the University of Saint Francis Cougar Den on Tuesday evenings at 6:30 p.m. Listen to different speakers, engage in discussions, ask questions, and share a meal and drinks with other young adults! Visit diocesefwsb.org/tot-fw/ to learn more.

South Bend
Young Adults: You are invited to the 2022 Theology on Tap Summer Series entitled, “No Unlikely Places.” The series is sponsored by the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend Young Adult Ministry. Beginning on July 19, join other single or married young adults in their 20s and 30s at St. Thérèse, Little Flower Church on Tuesday evenings at 6:30 p.m. Listen to different speakers, engage in discussions, ask questions, and share a meal and drinks with other young adults! Visit diocesefwsb.org/tot-sb/ to learn more.

2023 World Youth Day (Lisbon, Portugal)

Join the Holy Father and Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades in Lisbon, Portugal for World Youth Day July 28-Aug 7, 2023. World Youth Day is an international gathering of hundreds of thousands of youth and young adults with the Holy Father as they celebrate their united faith in Christ. The pilgrimage will include visits to Fatima and other pilgrimage sites in Portugal concluding with six days of WYD events in Lisbon with the Holy Father. The diocese will be offering many pilgrimage scholarships worth thousands of dollars to youth and young adult pilgrims. The application deadline for scholarships is August 15, 2022. Learn more, register, and apply for a scholarship at diocesefwsb.org/wyd or email us at [email protected].

Recurring Diocesan Events

Promotional resources for recurring diocesan events

Monthly Little Flower Holy Hour (1st Tuesday)

ava’s grace Online Monthly Support Group (3rd Wednesday)

Masses Interpreted for the Deaf (2nd and 4th Sunday)

Weekly Sensory-Friendly Mass at St. Vincent de Paul, Fort Wayne (Sundays)

NFP Support Group (4th Wednesday)

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Are you looking for some support and fellowship in using NFP? Do you have questions about NFP that you wish you could ask in a confidential environment? Are you considering switching methods but you don’t know where to start? You are invited to the Marriage and Family Ministry monthly online support group for NFP users on the 4th Wednesday of the month from 8 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. over Zoom. For more information and to register, email Caty at [email protected].

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Sensory-friendly Masses are offered weekly at St. Vincent de Paul Parish, Fort Wayne, on Sundays at 1:30 p.m. A sensory-friendly Mass provides a safe and comfortable setting for children and adults with sensory challenges, mental illness, or any kind of disability. Questions? Visit diocesefwsb.org/belonging or contact Allison Sturm at 260-399-1452 or [email protected].

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An interpreter for the deaf will be present at St. Matthew Cathedral in South Bend, 1701 Miami St., on the second and fourth Sunday of the month at the 11 a.m. Mass. At this time, an interpreter for the deaf is not present at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Fort Wayne; however, we are actively seeking someone to partner with the diocese to provide this service. If you, or someone you know, is deaf and would like to have an interpreter provide American Sign Language at your parish, please contact Allison at [email protected] or 260-399-1452. For more information, visit diocesefwsb.org/deaf-ministry.

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If you have experienced miscarriage, stillbirth or infant loss and would like to listen to, learn from, and pray with others who know this deep suffering, consider attending the ava’s grace monthly online support group, offering spiritual, emotional and practical support to families who have lost a baby before or after birth. The support group meets over Zoom on the third Wednesday evening of the month from 8 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Please email Lisa Everett at [email protected] for the Zoom meeting link and password. For more information about ava’s grace, visit diocesefwsb.org/avasgrace.

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Resuming in September of 2022

Join us for a Little Flower Holy Hour for vocations. Sponsored by the Vocations Office, this monthly event is held from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. on the first Tuesday of each month at the St. Mother Theodore Guerin Chapel next to the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Fort Wayne. Each month is led by a different diocesan priest or deacon. 

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