Bulletin Extras

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. […]

Supreme Knight Carl Anderson highlights Knights’ efforts worldwide

MINNEAPOLIS (CNS)—Five years after the Islamic State invaded northern Iraq and began systematically persecuting the country’s Christians, the Knights of Columbus are continuing their work of supporting Iraqi parishes that are rebuilding, Supreme Knight Carl Anderson said in his annual report Aug. 6 at the Knights’ 137th Supreme Convention in Minneapolis. “The road ahead for […]

Program gives educators tools to teach about Holocaust, anti-Semitism

WASHINGTON (CNS)—A group of 35 teachers from Catholic middle and high schools around the country went back to school briefly this summer to learn how to better approach anti-Semitism and the Holocaust in the classroom. In its 24th annual summer conference, Bearing Witness—a partnership between the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, the National Catholic Educational […]