• FORT WAYNE — The University of Saint Francis has designated a portion of the academic day as “Sacred Time” on its campus. Endorsed by Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend, the Sisters of St. Francis of Perpetual Adoration, the university’s founders and its sponsors, the Sacred Time initiative is the first of its kind in U.S. Catholic higher education. It enables students and employees to participate in Mass or to engage in personal spiritual practices in keeping with their respective traditions.

    “The institution of the Sacred Time policy at the University of Saint Francis is a strong affirmation of its mission and a very concrete means for members of the university community to cultivate and deepen their spiritual lives,” said Bishop Rhoades. “In the busy and often hectic world of our daily life, we need quiet time and space for prayer and reflection. I am grateful that the University of Saint Francis recognizes this need through this initiative which demonstrates the conviction that the academic life is enriched, not diminished, by openness to the transcendent, a deeper understanding of the Word of God and prayer.”

    USF encourages a trustful, prayerful community of learners who integrate faith with life. As a Catholic, Franciscan university, this necessitates providing opportunities to practice the faith through participation in Mass, the sacraments and religious devotions. In recognizing the Eucharist as the most perfect act of community worship, the university provides sacred time to ensure that student and employee participation is practically feasible, given scheduling limitations and available resources.

    “We understand how demanding each day can be for our students who are busily moving from class to class and for our staff as they support our students,” said USF President Sister M. Elise Kriss. “Sacred Time gives everyone a chance to slow down, to become more conscious of their spiritual needs and to just see and feel God around them on a daily basis, which can truly help make the rest of the day less stressful and overwhelming.”

    Sacred Time occurs for 30 minutes on weekdays and one hour each Sunday, when Mass is celebrated at the USF main campus. During sacred time, regardless of participation, no on-campus university-sponsored activities are scheduled for or by students or employees.

    “The Sacred Time policy is one more way USF commits itself to students’ and employees’ spiritual nourishment, and it enhances our Catholic, Franciscan identity,” said USF Campus Ministry Director Scott Opperman. “Sacred Time is innovative and bold. It reveals our priorities. Everything else is scheduled around Mass, not vice-versa, which is the norm.”

    Participation at weekday Masses on campus has increased 300-400 percent, depending on the day, since the initiative began.


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  • U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg speaks Sept. 12 at the University of Notre Dame in Indiana.

    By Molly Gettinger

    In a visit to the University of Notre Dame on Sept. 12, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg steered away from her controversial opinions on abortion, same-sex marriage and other major issues and instead focused on her hope of finding common ground.

    “Someday there will be great representatives on either side of the aisle who will recognize that they cannot represent the United States very well if they are trying to work in conflict instead of in harmony,” she said.

    She was on campus to engage in a public conversation with U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Ann Claire Williams, a Notre Dame alumna and trustee. The event was hosted by the university’s Office of the President.

    In Purcell Pavilion, packed with an estimated 7,500 guests, Williams facilitated a conversation highlighting the challenges and triumphs Ginsburg has experienced throughout her personal and professional life.

    Ginsburg’s hope for harmony has not softened her ideological positions that some Catholic commentators have described as “extreme.” She has been a steadfast supporter of same-sex marriage, which the Catholic Church opposes, and was part of the majority in the court’s decision legalizing such marriages in 2015. She also supports keeping abortion legal.

    Most recently, on June 27, she voted with the majority in the Supreme Court’s 5-3 decision to strike down restrictions on Texas abortion clinics in Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt. The Texas law required new safety standards for clinics and said clinic doctors had to have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals.

    The high court said such regulations were medically unnecessary and unduly obstructed what the law says is a woman’s right to an abortion. In a July interview with The New York Times, Ginsburg said the ruling sets the precedent that “no laws that are meant to deny a woman her right to choose” will be upheld as constitutional.

    When asked by a Notre Dame student how Ginsburg keeps her own biases from influencing her opinion when arguments are presented before the court, she said she approaches each case with a new set of eyes.

    “I am informed in my thinking first by what others have said about this problem, then what the lawyers have argued, then with the research I do with the aid of my law clerks,” she said.

    Williams, who was appointed to the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in 1999, told the audience that Ginsburg has been one of her professional mentors.

    Much of the talk was biographical, walking the audience through Ginsburg’s struggles and accomplishments, particularly her fight for women’s rights. Ginsburg said she was driven by a vision not only for her future, but for the future of her country, in which the dreams of women could include the professional opportunities that are more commonly afforded to men.

    “It’s probably hard for an audience of this age to appreciate what the law was like in the ‘60s and even into the ‘70s,” said Ginsburg, who was the second woman appointed to the Supreme Court, after Sandra Day O’Connor.

    “People were classified two ways: either you were a breadwinner or you were responsible for the home and raising children. So if the woman was a breadwinner, it was hard for her,” she said.

    She shared anecdotes from her life, including a conversation she had on her wedding day with her soon-to-be mother-in-law. She gave the future justice earplugs as a wedding gift, telling her: “I’d like to tell you the secret of a happy marriage. … It helps every now and then to be a little deaf.”

    “That was such good advice, I follow it today with my colleagues on the Supreme Court,” she joked.

    The two-hour event concluded with a pre-planned question-and-answer session, and the performance of an opera piece celebrating Ginsburg’s life.

    Afterward, Frederick Everett, an attorney and director of the Office of Family Life for the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend, said some people feel that a person like Ginsburg, with “a long record of advocating positions contrary to Catholic teaching on human dignity and the common good,” should not be invited to speak at a Catholic university.

    “I don’t share that view,” he said. “I think that if an event is carefully structured, students can benefit from learning why people believe what they believe and seeing how their biases can be understood in the context of their life experiences.

    “Unfortunately, in this case, I think the students were done a great disservice, since the event was structured more as a lighthearted celebration of her life and career, rather than a serious exploration of her positions and their genesis. For those who promote the rights of human beings at all stages of life, including the freedom of religion, this was a missed opportunity.”

    Everett added that Ginsburg may be well-intentioned, but she “has done this nation great harm by misusing the Constitution … to impose her own ideological positions, such as her support of a fundamental right to abortion through all nine months of pregnancy — including even partial-birth abortion.”

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  • By Jodi Marlin

    Visit the gallery for more photos from the funeral.

    In a 2010 interview with Today’s Catholic newspaper, Msgr. John Suelzer recounted the trepidation he felt 24 years prior upon being asked by Bishop John D’Arcy to assume the pastorship of St. Charles Borromeo Parish, Fort Wayne, succeeding Father Ed Hession. At the time, then-Father Suelzer was daunted by his impression of Father Hession as someone who was “larger than life.” In fact, he compared the situation to “casting Mickey Rooney to play Tarzan.” As it turns out, Father Suelzer was well up to the challenge.

    On Tuesday, Aug. 30, the parish family of St. Charles Borromeo, Fort Wayne, and dozens of priests and seminarians from across the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend came together to mourn the loss of Msgr. Suelzer, who passed away Wednesday morning, Aug. 24, after a brief illness. Msgr. Suelzer had served in several parishes and sat on multiple diocesan committees during his tenure of service to the diocese, but perhaps was most loved by the parishioners of St. Charles, whom he shepherded for 30 years and until the time of his death at the age of 77.

    The son of John Suelzer and the late Hildegard Lange, Msgr. Suelzer was born June 21, 1939, in Pittsburg, Pa. He attended St. John the Baptist School in Fort Wayne, continuing on to Our Lady of the Lake Minor Seminary in Syracuse, Ind., and Mount St. Mary of the West Major Seminary in Cincinnati, Ohio.

    He was ordained a deacon in April, 1964, and ordained to the priesthood on May 29, 1965, by Bishop Leo A. Pursley at St. Matthew Cathedral, South Bend. He was immediately appointed assistant of St. Matthew’s. During the 1970s he served as assistant of St. Vincent de Paul Parish in Elkhart, St. Bernard Parish in Wabash, St. Henry Parish in Fort Wayne, temporary administrator of Queen of Peace, Mishawaka, and pastor of St. John the Baptist Parish, New Haven. In April 1986 he became the administrator of St. Aloysius Parish, Yoder, and was installed in July of that year as pastor of St. Charles Borromeo Parish.

    Msgr. Suelzer was also honored with several appointments to diocesan committees, including the Liturgy Committee, Priest Personnel Board, Committee for Retired Clergy, Presbyteral Council, Budget Review Board and the Board of Saint Anne’s Home and Retirement Community. He was also consultor for the diocese, and in 1995 was invested as a prelate of honor.

    Shortly after receiving the news of Msgr. Suelzer’s passing, Rev. Msgr. Robert C. Shulte, vicar general of the diocese, noted that his humor and friendliness would be deeply missed. More than four dozen associate priests, deacons and seminarians served with Msgr. Suelzer at St. Charles Parish alone, and also remember him very fondly.

    Msgr. Michael Heintz recalled being in awe of then-Father Suelzer, from the moment he arrived at St. Charles in 1993 as a newly minted cleric.

    “Tall, white-haired, formal, impeccably dressed, urbane and so well-mannered.  He also had a tremendously firm handshake. He was very shy by nature, which meant he didn’t initially do lots of chit-chat, and that also kept me in awe of him.  Over the five years I lived and worked with him, I came to have enormous respect and deep affection for him; he was fatherly and very kind to me in numerous ways. As I departed the rectory on July 9, 1998, I told him how very grateful I was to have learned from such a fine priest and role model. There were tears: but not from stoic German, just from the surprisingly sentimental associate who shook his hand and said thank you.

    “My greatest coup was to have convinced him to do a lip-sync with me to the Blues Brothers’  ”Soul Man” as part of a school fund-raiser. We were dressed in black suits, white shirts, black ties and fedoras. It was priceless, although I never bought him the lobster dinner at Paula’s that I promised him for doing it.”

    In particular, Deacon Jim Fitzpatrick, Fort Wayne, cherished the memory of a longstanding, friendly antagonism between Msgr. Suelzer and Msgr. Kuzmich, who pastored St. Charles’ “rival” parish of St. Vincent de Paul.

    “It’s tragic: He was a great role model for priests and the laity alike, and just a great man. He would do pretty much anything for anybody,” Fitzpatrick said.

    Msgr. Kuzmich himself gave the homily at the funeral Mass of his dear friend. In light of the day’s readings on faith, hope and love, he gave some insight into the person that Msgr. Suelzer was.

    “For a priest, where ever he goes, whatever he does, a priest should always be conscience of who he is — what he is — and what he represents, whether in the public domain or in his parish,” he began. Then he addressed his fellow members of the presbyterate, “And in those terms of being a priest, didn’t John represent us well?”

    He went on: “Msgr. John Suezler was a gentleman; he was kind to others. He was a wise person and a prudent person, and we all knew his warm sense of humor. For me, he was a good friend and I will miss him. We entered and seminary together in 1958, and have supported each other in our lives and parish work. I consider it a great privilege to be his friend.”

    Stacey Huneck, youth minister at St. Charles, worked with Msgr. Suelzer.

    “Besides his generous heart, the memories that I will always keep with me are those of him making jokes. After he hired me, he embarrassedly forgot my name — so from then onwards, he intentionally called me by the wrong name. Sometimes, he would move his glasses to the tip of his nose, poke his head through the office door and accusingly joke, “Do I hear laughter? … This isn’t getting the baby’s shoes paid for!” He is greatly missed.”

    Father Tony Steinacker, one of many priests who had the honor of serving at St. Charles alongside Msgr. Suelzer over the years, acknowledged his passing with a reflection on his tutelage.
    “The death of Msgr. John has caused tremendous loss for everyone who knew him. In so many ways, he touched our lives and helped us to grow in the knowledge of our faith and in relationship with one another, to build up the kingdom of God here on earth. He is in God’s loving care now, and forever in our hearts. Well done, good and faithful servant.”

    Visitation, a rosary and vigil for Msgr. Suelzer took place Monday, Aug. 29, at St. Charles. He was buried at Catholic Cemetery on Tuesday, Aug. 30.


    Please pray for the repose of the soul of Msgr. John N. Suelzer who passed away this morning, Wednesday, August 24th.

    Monsignor Suelzer, long-time pastor of St. Charles Borromeo Parish, Fort Wayne, has died. Last year he celebrated his 50th Anniversary as a priest of this diocese. Over the years
    Monsignor served in Wabash, Yoder, Mishawaka, Elkhart and at St. Matthew Cathedral, South Bend, St. John the Baptist, New Haven, and St. Charles Borromeo, Fort Wayne. His sense of humor and friendliness will be deeply missed.

    The services for Monsignor Suelzer are as follows.

    Monday, August 29, 2016 
    St. Charles Borromeo Church, Fort Wayne
    Reception of the Body: 2 p.m.
    Visitation: 2 to 9 p.m.
    Rosary: 4:30 p.m.
    Vigil: 7 p.m.

    Tuesday, August 30, 2016 
    St. Charles Borromeo Church, Fort Wayne
    Visitation: 9 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.
    Mass of Christian Burial:  11 a.m.

    The Burial will be at Catholic Cemetery.

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  • By Stephanie A. Patka

    Visit the photo gallery for more photos from the World Youth Day pilgrimage.

    Traveling to Poland for the 31st World Youth Day with Pope Francis were 137 pilgrims from the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend. The theme of World Youth Day during this Jubilee Year of Mercy was “Blessed are the merciful, for they shall obtain mercy.”

    It was so fitting to celebrate that theme in the country of Poland, which shared with the world two of the greatest saints of mercy, St. John Paul II and St. Faustina Kolwaska. But the theme of mercy wasn’t limited to these two impactful figures of our Catholic heritage. It permeated the lives of all of the saints pilgrims were able to encounter along the way, including Blessed Jerzy Popieluszko, St. Maximilian Kolbe and many others.

    It’s difficult to encapsulate the entire WYD experience into a single article, video, picture or story. We offered intercessory prayers to Mary to join us as we pursued encounters with Jesus in both the large, glorious basilicas, and in small ways, alongside our friends and with relics of saints. There was laughter, song and jubilant fraternity through miles of walking. We also clung desperately to our rosaries as we prayed and mourned the dead of Auschwitz. Moments of quiet opened pathways for individual time with Jesus in Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament. And large Masses, Stations of the Cross and prayer vigils with not only our diocese, but millions of young people from all over the world, brought to life a new meaning of the phrase “universal church.”

    It wasn’t until Krakow that we started to hear English spoken more frequently. Yet we stood alongside those from other countries as the Holy Mass was celebrated in other languages. We could see the physical bodies that make up the universal church speaking in different languages, yet professing the same faith. It produced an inescapable and almost indescribable joy.

    Estimates are that 300,000 people attended the opening Mass in Blonia Park in Krakow. It was a sobering call to stand in solidarity and support for our brothers and sisters who are living in countries, unlike the United States, where they are at greater risk for practicing and keeping their faith.

    Part of our journey included going to places of tragedy and struggle. We learned of ancient kings, queens and bishops who influenced Poland’s religious history: like St. Stanislaus, who was martyred while saying Mass, and St. Jadwiga, who helped convert Poland to Christianity. Out of those efforts was borne a culture of devotion to Mary and a patriotic duty to protect the faith. It was this history that formed the young man Karol Woylyta a crusader of God’s Divine Mercy. We felt a connection when we visited Wadowice, his birthplace and hometown. We celebrated Mass at his home parish where he was baptized, received his holy first Communion and was confirmed.

    By stepping into these historical places of persons of such great faith, we experienced the shared history of Catholicism.

    One of the most difficult days to process was our visit to the concentration camps Aushwitz I and Aushwitz-Birkenau. We walked the very same roads and paths that millions of people shuffled down before their torture, starvation and death during World War II. Despite the sun on that day, the air was heavy. The only palatable response was silence as we prayed and walked through the camps.

    Aushwitz-Birkenau was the perfection of a Nazi murder and torture factory. Yet, along the way we heard stories of how people risked their lives in order to show mercy in this horrific place, including St. Maximillian Kolbe, the Jewish uprising in the camps; and Oscar Schindler, who gave Jews work in his factory so that they could avoid the gas chambers.

    At the end of the day, with very heavy hearts, our group traveled to Divine Mercy Sanctuary. We celebrated a beautiful Mass with Cardinal Sean O’Malley, who reminded us that while we had just seen the culture of death that is Auschwitz, we can trust that there is hope in the culture of life that is the Divine Mercy.

    Americans see so few architectural structures that can compare to the centuries-old Polish churches and shrines. Many of the cathedrals, churches and basilicas that we walked into literally take your breath away because of the intricacy of architecture, adornment of the altars, statuesque figures and pictures that point in the direction of the tabernacle. Their beauty draws us into a reverent state of mind and reminds us that the glorious nature of the physical elements are not even close to comparing with the beauty and glorious nature of God our Father. As Catholics, we believe that God is truly present in the Eucharist in the tabernacle and therefore it is fitting for us to have a place of beauty for our Savior and King.

    As pilgrims, we had the opportunity to receive the sacraments of confession and the holy Mass. Spending that intentional time in prayer helped to shape and guide our days around what is important — focusing our eyes towards Heaven. Emboldened with the joy that comes from knowing that we are so desperately loved by our merciful God, we are called to bring that joy and that light to the darkness that seems to infiltrate our world at every turn.

    It was so important for the young people of our diocese to fully enter into this pilgrimage, to see the powerful things they saw, because it is a part of our story. St. John Paul II isn’t just a part of Poland’s history, and Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati doesn’t just belong to Italy. They belong to the church and to all of us.

    The fraternity and authentic friendship from within our diocese and from all over the world was evident during this pilgrimage. All those pilgrims gathering together in peace and joy, and celebrating our faith in Jesus Christ with our Holy Father and all of the angels and saints, was powerful. The joy that was brought to Krakow from different countries and young people living the faith is something our young people can bring back home.

    On this trip we witnessed places of great beauty that lifted our hearts to the glory of God. We saw and heard stories of young men and women who achieved sainthood through the blessing of God’s mercy in their lives. It serves as a call to all of us to embrace that challenge and that call to sainthood.


    Youthful face of mercy can change the world, pope says

    By Junno Arocho Esteves

    KRAKOW, Poland (CNS) — The youthful face of God’s mercy can change the hearts of people who have lost hope, Pope Francis said.

    A young person who is touched by Christ is “capable of truly great things,” the pope told thousands of young men and women July 28 at the welcoming ceremony of World Youth Day in Krakow.

    “Today the church — and I would add, the world — looks to you and wants to learn from you, to be reassured that the father’s mercy has an ever-youthful face and constantly invites us to be part of his kingdom,” the pope said.

    Arriving at Blonia Park in his popemobile, Pope Francis was enveloped in a sea of red, yellow and blue as pilgrims donned brightly colored parkas to shield them from the rain.

    Taking his seat on the main stage, the pope was welcomed by Cardinal Stanislaw Dziwisz of Krakow and six young men and women representing Europe, Asia, North America, South America, Africa and Australia.

    After presenting him with a custom pilgrim’s book bag, a group of young performers from around the world entertained the pope and the crowd by dancing traditional dances. The dances ranged from a young Indian woman swaying to the tune of sitar to a couple masterfully dancing to tango music.

    Following the Gospel reading, the pope thanked the youth for their presence, greeting them warmly saying, “At last, we are together.”

    Encouraging them to cheer for St. John Paul II, the pope thanked his predecessor for initiating World Youth Day.

    “From heaven, he is with us, and he sees all of you: So many young people from such a variety of nations, cultures and languages, but with one goal: that of rejoicing that Jesus is in our midst,” he said.

    The pope noted the festive atmosphere of World Youth Day and praised the “enthusiasm, dedication, zeal and energy” of the young men and women who make God’s love palpable to the world.

    However, while extolling the virtues of a young, merciful heart, the pope also lamented young people “who seem to have opted for ‘early retirement.’”

    “It worries me to see young people who have ‘thrown in the towel’ before the game has even begun, who are defeated even before they begin to play, who walk around glumly as if life has no meaning,” he said.

    Deep down, he added, “young people like this are bored and are boring.”

    The celebration in Poland, the pope continued, offers an opportunity for young men and women to help each other and “not be robbed of the best of ourselves.”

    Pope Francis encouraged the youths to look to Jesus to receive a “true passion for life” and to “give the very best of ourselves.”

    “Are you looking for empty thrills in life, or do you want to feel a power that can give you a lasting sense of life and fulfillment? Which one do you want: empty thrills or the power of grace? To find fulfillment, to gain new strength, there is a way. It cannot be sold, it cannot be bought, it is not a thing, nor an object. It is a person: His name is Jesus Christ,” the pope said.

    He also invited them to dedicate their time in Poland to listening to Jesus and to each other in order to live a full life and to embark “on the adventure of mercy.”

    “Here we are, Lord! Send us to share your merciful love,” Pope Francis prayed. “We want to affirm that our lives are fulfilled when they are shaped by mercy, for that is the better part and it will never be taken from us.”

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  • Father Ben Muhlenkamp talks to a College Crew attendee during the social hour at the June 28 session at St. John the Baptist Church in Fort Wayne.

    By Lauren Caggiano

    The weekly College Crew program provides an outlet for diocesan college students to connect and learn about their faith in a casual environment in the summer months.

    Seminarian Mark Hellinger, who’s going into his third year of study, is one of the organizers.

    “The whole premise of College Crew is to bring college students together while back home and see other students living faith,” he said, adding that, “it’s a community building activity.”

    According to Hellinger, College Crew is Father Benjamin Muhlenkamp’s brainchild, and the specifics vary each week. In general, there is always social time, devotion and a talk to conclude the evening. On June 28, the program was held from 7-9 p.m. at St. John the Baptist parish in Fort Wayne.

    Hellinger said the program is open to both current college students, as well as recent high school and college graduates. Students come from several parishes, including St. John, St. Vincent de Paul, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton and St. Louis Besancon in New Haven.

    On average about 50 students attend. There are a few regular attendees and a sense of comradery. But the most important aspect is the spiritual one.

    “During these college years, life can get confusing and we want to promote an event in which young Catholics can be strengthened in their faith,” said Father Mulenkamp.

    Sometimes faith can be pushed to the periphery in college, especially when youth don’t attend a Catholic institution. That’s why the communal nature of College Crew is so important.

    “It’s critical that young people are around other young people who share the faith so they’re not alone in discipleship,” he said. It also gives the confidence to witness faith and fall more deeply in love with Christ.

    Chris Stuck is one young person who has felt welcomed by the College Crew community. A recent graduate of Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne, he attends St. Vincent de Paul. A former Lutheran, he found the Catholic faith and it really “spoke” to him, as he put it. He met some friends at IPFW who identified as Catholic, which affirmed his faith. “They really spoke to what the (Catholic) Church is,” he said.

    Phillip Litchfield, a junior at IPFW, has also found College Crew to be gratifying. He said he appreciates the community aspect, as the group is full of “a lot of young people full of life” and deep in faith.

    Father Royce Gregersen lectures on the spiritual aspect of voting and the need for an informed approach.

    Following social time and adoration on June 28, Father Royce Gregerson was invited to speak about the challenges of voting as a Catholic. The current parochial vicar at St. Charles Borromeo and chaplin at IPFW, Father Gregerson recently returned from studying in Rome.

    Voting is something Catholics ought to take seriously and approach with prayerful consideration. There is a certain power that rests in each one of us that needs to be acknowledged, he said.  As Catholics, we can’t close ourselves off from the outside world. Rather “we have to be engaged in the process,” he said. That can be voting or running for office. To that end, he said there’s a need for “good, committed, Catholic leaders.”

    Speaking of good, he provided an explanation of the Catholic concept of the common good and how it should enter the equation when evaluating political candidates.

    “The Church is not a group within society,” he said. “All people are destined to the Church. The good of the Church is the common good.”

    He cautioned against a utilitarian approach. The common good is not to be confused with the greatest good for the greatest number of people, citing the Church’s teaching on the preferential option for the poor.

    Making an informed decision in the voting box is hard enough, and when you add faith into the mix it can be a contentious one. According to Father Gregerson, Catholics should avoid glorifying one political party over another.

    “A true Catholic shouldn’t feel at home in either of the major American political parties,” he said. “Each holds positions contrary to Church teachings.”

    His advice: Don’t vote on a whim or because of party affiliation. Do it as a Catholic and with Catholic teaching in mind. For further reference, he recommends the Catholicism of the Catholic Church and the Compendium of the Social Doctrine of the Church.

    For more information about future College Crew events, follow the Diocese of Fort Wayne- South Bend’s College Crew Facebook page.












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