A memorial Mass was held November 2 at St. Leo the Great Parish, Tyndall, honoring deceased members and their spouses. After Mass supper was served with a good crowd attending.
Artesian, St. Charles Donald K. Scott, Nov. 7, 2018 Joan L. Gaston, Nov. 29, 2018 LaVern Baysinger, Feb. 11, 2019 Highmore/Harrold, St. Mary Gloria Beastrom, Oct. 12, 2018 Julie Gutzmer, Feb. 22, 2019 Douglas Hageman, March 18, 2019 Etta Pascoe, April 13, 2019 Dorothy Beck, July 1, 2019 Wessington Springs/Duncan, St. Joseph Dorothy A. Willman, Sept. […]
By Renae Kranz Adoption is a beautiful choice that gives two families exactly what they need: one side has the ability to give their child a safe and loving birth, while the other side adds a new and eagerly awaited member to their family. November is designated National Adoption Awareness Month to recognize the heroic […]
The Most Reverend Paul J. Swain has decreed the following assignment changes effective October 10, 2019: At the request of Father Terry Weber, the local pastor, and with the endorsement of the Diocese of Winona-Rochester, assigned Deacon Thomas DeRienzo for diaconal ministry to St. Michael Parish in Sioux Falls. Respectfully submitted, Matthew K. Althoff Chancellor
Anthony Klein was ordained to the diaconate Oct. 3 in the Basilica of St. Peter in Rome. Bishop Robert P. Deeley of the Diocese of Portland in Maine celebrated the ordination Mass for Klein and 30 other seminarians from the Pontifical North American College, which serves as the American seminary in Rome. During ordination, the […]
Approximately 2,000 people braved drizzle and wind to venerate the relics of St. Padre Pio at the Cathedral of Saint Joseph. The relics have been making their way across the country through the sponsorship of the St. Pio Foundation. Photo: Chris and Hannah Motz pray at the relics with daughters Lucia, Magdalene and Frances. (Photo by […]
Hunters from across the diocese gathered in September for the annual Bishop’s Charity Hunt sponsored by the Catholic Community Foundation of Eastern South Dakota. Eighty hunters hunted pheasants, enjoyed fellowship and meals and celebrated Mass with Bishop Paul J. Swain. Approximately $45,000 was raised for Catholic Newman Ministries at universities in the diocese.
The Catholic Daughters of the Americas, Court Holy Heart, invited Dr. Marcie Moran to speak about stress management and grief at their Fall Festival in Woonsocket Sept. 28. Programs like these are available through Catholic Family Services to help farmers and their families work through stressful seasons. To find out more about scheduling a program […]