January 2020


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 […]

Connect deeply in your marriage by being reckless

Are we bored? There we stood, on the grand staircase of what is affectionately called the “Castle of the Canadian Rockies.” We were coming to the end of five days, sans children, in perhaps the most beautiful place I’ve ever been. Our careful watch of cheap flights had finally paid off and we committed to […]

Christmas concert performed at St. Anthony of Padua

The Christmas on the Prairie concert brought the season to life at St. Anthony of Padua Parish, Hoven, on December 8. This year’s theme was “O Morning Star.” The concert featured soloists Robin Steitz and Lilly Karrer, and Tom Roberts as the narrator. It also featured members of the South Dakota Symphony Orchestra, the Northern […]

Youth deliver fruit baskets to area families

St. Peter Parish, Colman, religious education students delivered fruit baskets to families in the area before Christmas. Students in grades 7-12 handed out 25 baskets to families in Colman. St. Elizabeth Court #1362 of the Catholic Daughters of the Americas donated the fruit baskets. St. Elizabeth Court has been making these fruit baskets and teaming […]