March 2019


Sausage supper set for Mitchell

Sunday, March 3 – Maher Council 1079 of the Knights of Columbus, Mitchell, will host its 51st annual sausage supper. The event will be held at John Paul II School auditorium. Serving will be 3-6:30 p.m. Tickets are $9 for adults; $4 for children (12 and under).

Sioux Falls parish hosting adult education

Tuesday, March 5 – Holy Spirit Parish, Sioux Falls, will have adult education on Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the Fireside Room. The presenter will be Father Kristopher Cowles, pastor, Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish, Sioux Falls. Father Cowles will discuss “Our Lady of Guadalupe and the end of the Reign of Darkness.” There will […]

An Elegy

On the first day of November in the year 2006, a puppy was born. I was, of course, totally unaware of this event. He was born, wet and blind and whimpering for milk, beginning a life-long obsession with food. He grew as puppies do, growing into his pure puppy cuteness. I have seen, and taken, […]

Lent is a time for honest reflection

The penitential season of Lent is upon us. Below are excerpts from my past columns in The Bishop’s Bulletin encouraging taking full advantage of this special time in the Church calendar. From March 2010: When I was growing up I was not a Catholic and attended public schools. In my mind, there was something intriguing […]