January 2019


2019 Catholic social ministry gathering to equip Catholics to restore and reconcile; address racism, poverty, immigration

The 2019 Catholic Social Ministry Gathering, organized by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) and 16 collaborating organizations, attracts 500+ participants from around the country and seeks to equip current and emerging leaders in Catholic social ministry and advocacy to cultivate God’s justice in their communities and around the world. This year’s theme is […]

Chairman of U.S. Bishops’ committee on migration calls on President and Congress to create a border solution and end shut-down

Washington, D.C. – Bishop Joseph Vásquez, of Austin, Texas, Chairman of the Committee on Migration issued the following statement calling for the President and Congressional leaders to create a border solution and end the government shut-down. Bishop Vasquez’s full statement follows: “Secure borders and humane treatment of those fleeing persecution and seeking a better life are […]

Sioux Falls parish hosting parish mission

February 25-28 – Holy Spirit Parish, Sioux Falls, is hosting Father Larry Richards from Pittsburgh, PA February 25-28 from 7-9 p.m. each night. All are welcome to come to the mission. Father Richards promises that your life will never be the same. The parish is located at 3601 E. Dudley Lane, Sioux Falls, SD  57103. […]

Christmas at the Cathedral sells out all performances and feeds the community on multiple levels

The 22nd “Christmas at the Cathedral” concerts were presented Dec. 13-16 with the theme “Unto Us.” The concerts featured tenor Mike Eldred, soprano Shelley Jennings (in the photo on the left) and orchestral musicians, conducted by Dan Goeller, choirs and community children. This year’s proceeds benefited the Bishop Dudley Hospitality House and building endowment and […]