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BNI students study historic canonization of two popes as saints

BNI students study historic canonization of two popes as saints

HAMMOND | Students at Bishop Noll Institute took part last week in daily reflections and school-wide prayer in anticipation of Sunday's canonizations of SS.

May 01, 2014 12:00 am

Judge nixes deadline for Franciscan to provide contraceptives to employees

A judge's order has blocked a federal mandate that would have required Franciscan Alliance to begin providing contraceptives and abortion-inducing drugs to its employees free of charge starting Wednesday.

December 31, 2013 5:50 pm

PHIL WIELAND: I missed the history while it was happening

Fifty years ago this Friday I was preparing to make my stage debut as the town drunk in Thornton Wilder's "Our Town" when the shots range out in Dallas and everything changed.

November 17, 2013 12:00 am Related

The sacrifices of Lent still lead to the joys of Easter

As a child, Easter was a very different holiday compared to all the rest. The preparation took 40 days, beginning with Ash Wednesday.

March 28, 2013 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Catholicism caught between fascination, frustration

GUEST COMMENTARY: Catholicism caught between fascination, frustration

With the reign of Pope Benedict XVI having ended Thursday, Catholicism is at a crossroads.

March 03, 2013 12:00 am

Men to pledge their honor to families, church during St. John service

ST. JOHN | More than 200 men from St. John the Evangelist Church will come forward at the 9:30 a.m. Mass on Sunday to commit themselves to a set of 10 resolutions as part of the Courageous Resolution program to provide spiritual leadership in their families.

June 15, 2012 12:00 am
Symbolic time of sacrifice, service begins for Christians

Symbolic time of sacrifice, service begins for Christians

Many Christians in Northwest Indiana worshiped in churches to observe Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent — a sacred period of spiritual preparation.

February 22, 2012 2:10 pm Photos

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Valentine's Day has mass appeal, but ostensibly Christian holiday not celebrated by all

Valentine's Day has mass appeal, but ostensibly Christian holiday not celebrated by all

When Michael Steinberg was a kid, he attended public school and exchanged cards with friends on Valentine's Day.

February 13, 2012 6:15 pm Photos

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Pilgrims trek through rain for religious journey

Pilgrims trek through rain for religious journey

HAMMOND | Rain showers and threats of hail didn't stop pilgrims from completing a religious walk Saturday from Chicago's South Side to Munster.

August 14, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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