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One day silent retreat scheduled at Broom Tree Retreat Center  
Monday, October 17, 2016  3:45 PM
Saturday, October 29 - A one-day silent retreat is scheduled fro Broom Tree Retreat and Confefence Center on October 29.

It will be directed by Father Joe Vogel

Do you need a day of silence?

Don't we all!?

Are you also interested in growing in a deeper awareness of God in your life?

Broom Tree Retreat and Conferfence Center invites you to 'taste and see' the goodness of the Lord.

During this day of silent prayer, starting at 9 a.m. and going until 5 p.m., not only will you be immersed in an environment of beauty and peace, you will receive a simple introduction to the Spiritual Exercises of Saint Ignatius and the art of relational prayer.

Interspersed between generous times for prayer on your own, you will also have the opportunity to attend Mass, receive the Sacrament of Reconciliation, attend a Eucharistic Holy Hour and pray the Rosary. Lunch will be served as well.

The cost of the retreat is by donation. We ask that you prayerfully consider your gift.

To register or for more information please call 605-263-1040, email broomtree@sfcatholic.org or visit our website www.broom-tree.org

Wednesday, October 12, 2016  5:01 PM
Since publication of the September issue of the Bishop’s Bulletin, the Most Reverend Paul J. Swain, Bishop of Sioux Falls:

Decreed the parish corporate name change from Blessed Teresa of Calcutta Parish of Union County to Saint Teresa of Calcutta Parish of Union County on September 7, 2016 in Dakota Dunes

Decreed a Plenary Indulgence may be granted to those faithful who make pilgrimage to the Family Fatima Shrine in Alexandria on Thursday, October 13, 2016. The Indulgence may be applied either to oneself or to the soul of a deceased person.

Respectfully Submitted,

Mr. Matthew K. Althoff

Monastery hosting workshop on the inner child  
Wednesday, October 12, 2016  5:00 PM
Saturday, October 29 - Healing the Inner Child: A Way to Inner Peace; Mother of God Monastery is offering a workshop to be held at Harmony Hill Hall on Saturday, from 9-11:30 a.m.

Suggested donation is $10.

Please call Sister Emily if you are interested at 605-886-4181 ext. 1.  

Hartford Parish hosting annual fall dinner  
Wednesday, October 12, 2016  4:53 PM
Sunday, October 30 - St. George Parish, Hartford, will host its annual fall dinner.

Serving will be from 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. with roast turkey with all the trimmings.

There will be a country store, a raffle and a game room for kids. 

Salem parish hosting annual bazaar  
Wednesday, October 12, 2016  4:52 PM
Sunday, October 30 - St. Mary Parish, Salem, will hold its annual bazaar on Sunday.

The event will run from 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

Serving will be from 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. with fry sausage, sauerkraut and mashed potatoes.

There will be bingo, raffles and more. 

Lesterville/Sigel parish hosting another soup supper  
Monday, October 10, 2016  2:37 PM
Saturday, October 16 - St. John the Baptist Parish Lesterville/Sigel will hold a second soup kitchen.

This one will be at the Lesterville Community Hall.

Serving will be from 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m..

A variety of different soups, sandwiches and desserts will be served.

St. Michael Cemetery dedicating statue  
Monday, October 10, 2016  2:35 PM
Saturday, October 22 - Bishop Paul J. Swain will be dedicating a statue of St. John Paul II on Saturday at 10 a.m. at St. Michael Cemterery, Sioux Falls.

Bishop Swain will also be blessing the committal prayer chapel at the cemetery. 

Monastery hosting holiday fair  
Monday, October 10, 2016  2:33 PM
Saturday, October 22 - Sacred Heart Monastery, Yankton, will be hosting a holiday fair rom 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.

There will be knitted items, crocheted items, Assumption Abbey soap and more. 


Huntimer parish to host annual soup supper  
Monday, October 10, 2016  2:31 PM
Sunday, October 23 - St. Joseph the Workman Parish, Huntimer will host its annual soup supper at Taopi Hall, Colton.

Serving will be Sunday from 3:30-6:30 p.m. 

Morning of renewal set at Sioux Falls parish  
Friday, October 07, 2016  2:15 PM
Saturday, October 15 - The morning of renewal is sponsored by CCR Women Discerners group.

The event runs Saturday from 9 a.m.- 11 a.m. at Holy Spirit Parish, Sioux Falls, in the Fireside Room.

To RSVP, contact Lonnie at 605-212-3759; call or text.

The speaker will be Mary Kay Stebbins.

The presentation is entitled “Giving God control, receiving His healing.”

There will also be time for praise and worship, fellowship, coffee and muffins.

Free will offering.

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