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Prayer for the Cause of Bishop Bruté


Heavenly Father, source of all that is holy, in every age, you raise up men and women who live lives of heroic love and service.

You have blessed your Church through the life of Simon Bruté, first bishop of Vincennes and spiritual director to St. Elizabeth Ann Seton.

Through his prayer, his intellect, his love, and his pastoral care, Simon Bruté formed future priests and guided your Church in the early days of our country.

If it be your will, may he be proclaimed a saint.

We ask this through Jesus Christ, our Lord. —Amen.

(Contributions to defray the expenses in furthering the Cause should be sent to Bishop Bruté Fund, Archdiocese of Indianapolis, P.O. Box 1410, Indianapolis, IN 46206.)

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January 8 — The Diocese of Fort Wayne

Today marks the 156th anniversary of the establishment of the Diocese of Fort Wayne, now known as the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend. Since the establishment of the Diocese of Vincennes in 1834, which included the entire State of Indiana and the eastern half of Illinois, the area has been successively divided into smaller areas. […]

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Memorial Weekend

51 years ago, May 28, 1960, the Diocese of Fort Wayne, which had been established in 1857, added the city of ‘South Bend‘ to its name. Thus the Diocese of ‘Fort Wayne-South Bend‘. The Diocesan History notes all of this as well as a listing of all the bishops of the diocese. Also on this […]

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Diocese of Vincennes established

The establishment of the newly created Diocese of Vincennes was approved on April 12, 1834 and the official bulls were issued on this day, May 6, 1834. The Diocese of Vincennes, now the Archdiocese of Indianapolis, was established by Pope Gregory XVI. The territory then comprised the entire state of Indiana and the eastern third […]

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Yet another “Then and Now”…

The “now” part of this is 50 years ago, but on this day (May 28) in 1960, the Diocese of Fort Wayne, which had been established in 1857, added the city of ‘South Bend‘ to its name. Thus the Diocese of ‘Fort Wayne-South Bend‘. The Diocesan History notes all of this as well as a […]

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