FOCUS partners with 14 new campus ministries for 2019 – 2020

Bulletin Extras, September 2019
DENVER, Sept. 24, 2019 — For the 2019 – 2020 academic year, the Fellowship of Catholic University Students (FOCUS) is partnering with 14 new campus ministries at schools across the country, including the University of Illinois at Chicago, Texas A&M University at Kingsville and the United States Air Force Academy. FOCUS is also adding another international location at the University of Bonn in Bonn, Germany, making a total of five international FOCUS programs across Germany, Austria, England and Ireland. More than 730 FOCUS missionaries will serve on 164 campuses this year, along with eight parish locations. Through Bible studies, outreach events, mission trips and discipleship, missionaries inspire and build up others in the faith, sending them forth to live out lifelong Catholic mission in their families, friendships, workplaces, parishes and communities. At college campuses, FOCUS…
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Yankton-area organizations benefit from 750 hours of service on Mount Marty College’s Fourth Annual Mission Day

Local, September 2019
Sept. 12, 2019, YANKTON – Providing support and service at the Yankton Police Department, Pathways Shelter for the Homeless and more, Mount Marty College students, faculty and staff tallied 750 hours of community service on a single day, yesterday, on the college’s fourth annual Mission Day. At the start of each academic year, Mount Marty cancels classes to bring its community together for Mission Day, a full-day centered on servant leadership, in fulfillment of the college’s Catholic Benediction mission. This year, they worked on projects at over 22 Yankton-area sites including the Sacred Heart Monastery, Lewis and Clark Theatre, the police department, public library, Sertoma Park, the Pathways Shelter for the Homeless, Habitat for Humanity and more. “Mission Day is a wonderful day of service because I have the chance to not…
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Bon Homme Knights #4002 elect new officers

Local, September 2019
[caption id="attachment_4344" align="alignleft" width="300"] New council officers pictured L to R: Francis Koster, Recorder; Ken Ranek, Grand Knight; Steven Vellek, Treasurer; David Vellek, District Deputy; John Cihak, Deputy Grand Knight; Hubert Zimmerman, Financial Secretary.[/caption]  
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Anniversary Mass held in Aberdeen

Local, September 2019
[caption id="attachment_4321" align="alignleft" width="300"] Elmer and Loretta Wolf present the gifts during the Mass to Bishop Swain. The Wolfs are celebrating 60 years of marriage.[/caption] The second anniversary Mass was celebrated at Sacred Heart Parish in Aberdeen on Sunday, Sept. 8. The event was hosted by the office of Marriage, Family and Respect Life to recognize couples celebrating 25, 50, 60 and more than 60 years of marriage. Bishop Paul J. Swain presided over the celebration.  Here are pictures of Elmer and Loretta Wolf presenting the gifts during the Mass to Bishop Swain. The Wolfs are celebrating 60 years of marriage.
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