May 2019


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 […]

U.S. Bishops’ chairman applauds states passing of pro-life legislation

Washington, DC—The chairman of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committee on Pro-Life Activities, Archbishop Joseph Naumann of Kansas City, Kansas, has issued a statement regarding states recent passing of pro-life legislation. The full statement follows: “Every single human life has value. The trend of states passing pro-life legislation is a very encouraging move […]

President of U.S. Bishops and chairman of migration issue statement on President Trump’s proposed immigration reform plan

Washington, D.C. – Cardinal Daniel DiNardo of Houston, Texas, President of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), and Bishop Joe S. Vásquez of Austin, Texas, Chairman of the USCCB Committee on Migration, issued the following statement in response to the President’s remarks today on his proposed immigration reform plan.  Full statement follows: “While we […]

Father Luke Ballman appointed executive director of Secretariat for Clergy, Consecrated Life and Vocations for U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops

Washington, D.C. – Father Luke Ballman, a priest of the Archdiocese of Atlanta, has been appointed as Executive Director of the U.S. Bishops’ Secretariat for Clergy, Consecrated Life and Vocations (CCLV).  Father Ballman has served as Associate Director of CCLV since July 2016. The new appointment will take effect December 1, 2019.  Monsignor Brian Bransfield, […]

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 […]