Washington, D.C. – The United States will be sending over 12,000 youth and young adults, ages 16 to 35, to Panama for the thirty-fourth annual celebration of World Youth Day (WYD). The global event, taking place January 22-27, 2019, in and around Panama City, is expected to draw over 1 million people from all 6 […]
Washington, D.C. – The annual Collection for the Church in Latin America will be taken up the weekend of January 26-27, 2019. For more than 50 years, the collection has been a sign of solidarity between Catholics of the United States and those in Latin America and the Caribbean. “The Collection for the Church in […]
Washington, D.C. – In response to Monday’s federal court ruling from Pennsylvania granting a nationwide injunction barring the broadened moral and religious exemption to the HHS mandate, Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo of Galveston-Houston, President of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann of Kansas City in Kansas, Chairman of the […]
Washington, D.C. – National Catholic Schools Week 2019 (CSW) will be observed in dioceses around the country January 27–February 2. This year’s theme, “Catholic Schools: Learn. Serve. Lead. Succeed.,” focuses on the important spiritual, academic and societal contributions provided by a Catholic education firmly rooted in the Truth of the Gospel. As Bishop Michael C. […]
Eight Catholic schools in the diocese will be participating in the 2019 Catholic Schools Raffle, sponsored by Catholic United Financial. Tickets will be on sale Jan. 11 through Feb. 24. The fund raiser differs from other school fund raisers in that participating schools get to keep every penny of every ticket sold. In the past […]
Washington, D.C. – Over one hundred thousand people nationwide have joined 9 Days for Life, the annual pro-life prayer and action campaign, beginning this year on January 14. The novena is an opportunity for recollection and reparation in observation of the anniversary of Roe v. Wade—the Supreme Court decision that made abortion legal throughout the United States. […]
February 26-April 2 – Grieving the loss of a child; six Tuesday evenings from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Catholic Family Services, 523 N. Duluth, Sioux Falls. Directed by Dr. Marcie Moran, this program is for adults who have lost a child and are trying to understand and reconcile their grief. The program is designed to be […]
March 1-3 – Located at Holy Spirit Church, Sioux Falls, the retreat is a program featuring talks, skits, music, opportunities for confession and celebration of Mass. A priest serves as spiritual director on the weekend. It is open to all high school and college age students and adults. Contact 605-371-1478, SiouxFallsSearch@gmail.com or www.siouxfallssearch.org.
Silent Retreats are being offered at the Benedictine Peace Center in Yankton. Come for the number of days that fit your schedule. Retreatants may request a spiritual director and are welcome to join the monastic community for Liturgy of the Hours and Eucharist. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 605-668-6292 or visit us at www.yanktonbenedictines.org/Center.
Spiritual Direction is being offered at the Benedictine Peace Center in Yankton. A spiritual director is an experienced companion-guide with whom you can share your experience of God, focus on and intensify your journey with God. The schedule is flexible, typically meeting once a month. Contact BenedictinePeaceCtr@mtmc.edu or 605-668-6292 for more information.