Bulletin Extras

Bon Homme #4002 Knights gather for oyster feed

Bon Homme Knights of Columbus #4002 gathered for a Rocky Mountain oyster feed in December at the Fr. Cronin Memorial Center at St. Leo the Great Parish in Tyndall. During the gathering, Bob Rennolet (immediate past Grand Knight) received his outgoing Grand Knight pin from current Grand Knight Ken Ranek. Ernie Bures was presented with […]

Serra Club donates to seminarians

Father Jordan Samson, vocations director for the diocese, accepted a $7,000 check recently from the Serra Club. The gift, presented by John Ranek, will be used for seminarian education. More information about Serra Club from their website: Serra Clubs work with their bishops, dioceses and religious vocation directors to encourage and support vocations to the […]

Additions to the Necrology of the Diocese of Sioux Falls

Artesian, St. Charles Donald K. Scott, Nov. 7, 2018 Joan L. Gaston, Nov. 29, 2018 LaVern Baysinger, Feb. 11, 2019   Highmore/Harrold, St. Mary Gloria Beastrom, Oct. 12, 2018 Julie Gutzmer, Feb. 22, 2019 Douglas Hageman, March 18, 2019 Etta Pascoe, April 13, 2019 Dorothy Beck, July 1, 2019   Wessington Springs/Duncan, St. Joseph Dorothy A. Willman, Sept. […]

FOCUS partners with 14 new campus ministries for 2019 – 2020

DENVER, Sept. 24, 2019 — For the 2019 – 2020 academic year, the Fellowship of Catholic University Students (FOCUS) is partnering with 14 new campus ministries at schools across the country, including the University of Illinois at Chicago, Texas A&M University at Kingsville and the United States Air Force Academy. FOCUS is also adding another international location at the University […]

Pope, bishops urge action to save burning Amazon rainforest

VATICAN CITY (CNS)—Describing the Amazon rainforest as “vital for our planet,” Pope Francis joined the regions bishops in praying for action to extinguish the massive fires burning there. “We are all worried about the vast fires that have developed in the Amazon,” the pope said Aug. 25 after leading the recitation of the Angelus prayer. […]