National Adoption Awareness Month
November is National Adoption Awareness Month. Adoption brings together two different families for the common good. It brings emotions of happiness, sadness, and excitement… often felt at the same time by both the couple and the birth parents.
Since 1961 Catholic Family Services of South Dakota, as a licensed Child Placement Agency, has helped thousands of families seeking adoption support. Find out more or make a donation by going to their website at sfcatholic.org/cfs.
- 2017 White Mass Homily October 18, 2017Thank you for being with us today as we celebrate this “White Mass’ where we recognize, honor and pray for all those in the healing ministry of health care, Catholic and not. It is named the White Mass because of the tradition of wearing white garments, although that is less common these days. We priests […]
- TV Mass Homily 11/12/2017 November 11, 2017“Stay awake, for you know neither the day nor the hour,” Jesus warns. As the church year winds down and fall turns toward winter, our readings these next several weeks focus on the end times. Be ready we are advised, be prepared, be wise. The parable of the ten virgins is one that clearly points […]
Bishop Swain's Column
November is a time when we pray in thanksgiving for all those saints who though imperfect and not formally raised up by the Church sought to live holy lives. We also remember all those who have die...
Fr. Mike's Column
We sat in quiet as the sun was setting, casting its autumnal light through the colors of the stained glass windows surrounding us. We sat in the beautiful quiet of St. James Church in Chamberlain, ...