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Sacred arts Series set for busy two months

The months of April and May will bring a flurry of Sacred Arts Series performances at the Cathedral of Saint Joseph, Sioux Falls. On Thursday, Apr. 11 at 7:30 p.m.. the Dakota String Quartet will perform. The Dakota String Quartet, comprised of the principal string players from the South Dakota Symphony, will perform Haydn’s Seven […]

K of C from Montrose-Humholdt help Mother Teresa Endowment

Members of the Montrose-Humboldt Knights of Columbus #10296 recently presented a check to the diocese for the Mother Teresa Endowment Fund. The Knights generated $1,000 for the endowment from its annual “Life Causes Breakfast.” Pictured are (l. to r.): Matt Althoff, chancellor, Dale Johnston, Knights of Columbus, Jerry Klein, delegate for Social Outreach and Dean […]

Women’s conference “Beloved” set for June

Planning and registration is underway for this year’s women’s conference entitled “Beloved”, coordinated by the Office of Adult Discipleship and Evangelization. Dr. Chris Burgwald has shared that it is an opportunity for women, who do so much to serve their families, churches, and communities, to rest and receive the Father’s love. Attendees will experience a […]

Cathedral InSpires

Rev. James Morgan Rector, Cathedral of Saint Joseph Every day, I have the most spectacular walk in the diocese. Whether it’s early in the morning, sometime during the day, or late at night, walking to and from the Cathedral is breathtaking. Okay, perhaps it’s not THE most spectacular walk (there are several around the diocese […]

The Gift of Hope concert happening soon

The Gift of Hope concert is set for March 23 and will include two shows at 3 and 7 p.m. this year. The shows will be hosted at the O’Gorman Performing Arts Center, Sioux Falls. The Gift of Hope concert supports the work of Catholic Family Services. Returning this year for the concert is Christian music […]

Sisters from the diocese helped serve migrants at Southern Border

Sister Clarice Korger, Sacred Heart Monastery, Yankton and Sister Myra Remily, Presentation Convent, Aberdeen, recently spent time volunteering near the southern United States border working with and aiding refugees there. The sisters spent two weeks helping and serving El Paso’s Annunciation House. The sisters were not alone but part of a broader group from across […]

Lenten season arrives and has observing

The season of Lent will began March 6 with Ash Wednesday. It gives Catholics pause to reflect, pray, sacrifice and work toward the celebration and beauty of Easter. For Father Joe Forcelle, pastor for St. Leo the Great Parish, Tyndall and St. Vincent de Paul Parish, Springfield, preparation for the Lenten season had been underway […]

South Dakota Catholic Conference comments on legislative session

The South Dakota Legislature is winding up its work for the 2019 legislative session. Executive director of the South Dakota Catholic Conference Chris Motz worked throughout the legislative session to monitor what lawmakers have been doing and the status of legislation “‘To serve right and to fight against the dominion of wrong,’ Pope Benedict XVI […]