June 2016


Communication the Good News

As he followed a school bus north on Interstate 29, Father Michael Griffin couldn’t help but wonder about the students inside. He knew their high school had lost the state championship football game the night before and the bus was likely taking them home. As he drove, Father Griffin said he started to think about […]

Catholic Family Services offering survival guide

Monday, June 6 – The Catholic’s Divorce Survival Guide-Summer Session begins Monday, at the USD Newman Center, 320 E. Cherry St., Vermillion. Sessions are held on Monday evenings, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Cost of $45 per person includes a “Personal Survival Guide”, refreshments and all materials for 6 weeks.

Mount Marty College offering new effort

June 3-5 – Mount Marty College is launching a new summer program for teens called Magnify at the Mount, scheduled for June 3-5. The weekend event offers teens a chance to ask real questions about their lives, challenges and faith. Registration and information can be found at www.mtmc.edu/magnify. The Magnify at the Mount youth conference […]

Vocation camp set for the diocese

June 3-5 – The Catholic Diocese of Sioux Falls will host its 2nd annual vocations camp for junior high and high school students. Vocations director, Father Shaun Haggerty, several seminarians and a few dads are ready to lead the vocations camp again at Abbey of the Hills, Marvin. The camp is for young men ages […]

It is ours, it is a gift; it is beautiful

A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to drive to Eden, SD. I am preparing a couple for marriage, and the groom to be works on a family farm there and at the local grain elevator, so in the springtime, his availability to meet and discuss marital issues is rather limited. So I thought […]