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Procession of the Silver Rose coming up

June 19 – There will be a procession of the Silver Rose on Wednesday, June 19. It will begin with a Rosary at 6 p.m. in the Mother’s Garden located south of the Cathedral of Saint Joseph. The Rose will then be processed to Our Lady of Guadalupe.  Share the message of Our Lady of Guadalupe […]

Sacred Arts Series concert set for Saturday, June 29

The Sacred Arts Series will host Transept with “Venetian Glory.” The concert closes the season. Experience the majesty and splendor of Venice as voices and period instruments combine, including works for multiple choirs written for St. Mark’s Basilica and its famous choir lofts. Tickets for the performance are $25 or $5. You can find out […]

Celebration set for Fr. John Rasmussen

Sunday, June 16 – Father John Rasmussen will be honored with an open house to celebrate the 50th anniversary of his ordination to the priesthood. The event will be held at St. Joseph Church, 605 E. Main St., Elk Point from 2-4 p.m. Cards can be sent to Fr. John at P.O. Box 456, Elk […]

Mitchell Catholic Schools Golf Scramble June 7th

Friday, June 7–Mitchell Catholic Schools will host a Golf Scramble at Lakeview Golf Course in Mitchell with a 12:30 p.m. shotgun start. Registration begins at 11:30 a.m. All proceeds benefit both John Paul II School and the K-12 Faith Formation program for Holy Family and Holy Spirit parishes in Mitchell. Fee is $75 per golfer including […]

Celebration set to honor Fr. Roger Geditz

Sunday, June 2 – Holy Cross Parish, Ipswich, will host a reception for Father Roger Geditz on Sunday in the Father Bormann Hall from 2-4 p.m. Father Geditz is a native of Ipswich and was ordained a priest of the Catholic Diocese of Sioux Falls on May 29, 1969. Correspondence may be sent to P.O. […]

Season of parish meals, suppers brings parishioners together

St. Patrick Parish, Montrose, brought out the parishioners (top photo) for the parish’s annual ham dinner. (Top photo courtesy, Father Bob Krantz, St. Patrick Parish, Montrose) The crowds were also great at St. Joseph Parish, Grenville, for all of the parish’s fish fry meals (bottom photo) during the Lenten season. (Bottom photo courtesy, Father Brian […]

You are invited to consider God’s love for you

“The more the Spirit quenches our thirst, the thirstier we become.” This quote by one of my favorite authors, Father Wilfrid Stinessen speaks to my desire for the young people (and all people for that matter) of the Diocese of Sioux Falls. When one encounters Jesus Christ, they are changed. I encountered Jesus Christ, as […]