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State Fair Mass scheduled for Huron  
Thursday, August 11, 2016  3:49 PM
Sunday, Sept. 4 - The annual State Fair Mass will be celebrated Sunday at 9 a.m. on the State Fair grounds in Huron.

All are welcome to attend.

Catholic Family Services offering grief retreat  
Thursday, August 11, 2016  3:48 PM
September 9-11 - Grieving the loss of a loved one weekend is a non-denominational retreat for adults who have lost a loved one and are trying to understand and reconcile their grief.

Starts Friday, at 7 p.m. and concludes Sunday at noon. at Broom Tree Retreat Center, Irene.

Directed by Dr. Marcie Moran.

Call 988-3775 or 1-800-700-7867 or email cfs@sfcatholic.org for more information or to register.

Registrations limited. 

St. Mary Parish, Aberdeen hosting annual roast beef dinner  
Thursday, August 11, 2016  3:46 PM
Saturday, September 10 and Sunday, September 11 - St. Mary Parish, Aberdeen, will host its annual roast beef dinner and bazaar on Saturday and Sunday.

Serving on Saturday will be from 4:30-7 p.m. and serving on Sunday will be from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at Roncalli High School, 1400 N. Dakota Street, Aberdeen.

Adults are $10.

Children 12 and under are $4.

Bazaar runs from 3-8 p.m. on Saturday and 3-7 p.m. on Sunday. 

Flandreau parish hosting anniversary celebration  
Thursday, August 11, 2016  3:41 PM
Sunday, September 11 - Sts. Simon and Jude Parish, Flandreau, will celebrate its 100 year anniversary of the church building on Sunday.

Following 10:30 a.m. Mass, a potluck with family fun entertainment will be held. 

First “Holy Smoke” Car Show brings in cars, people to raise money for seminarians  
Tuesday, August 09, 2016  11:47 AM
The diocesan vocations office this summer held the first “Holy Smoke Car Show” to benefit seminarian education.

The day long event was more than just a car show; it was a festival celebrating that the diocese has so many seminarians studying for the priesthood.

Pictured at right, top: Father Shaun Haggerty judging one of the cars on hand for the show.

Several hundred people attended the show and enjoyed food, attended the celebration of Mass and enjoyed music.

Over 30 sponsors contributed to the event to make it all possible and to raise money for seminarian education.

Seminarians, their parents and the Knights of Columbus volunteered to also make the event come together and happen.

Morning of contemplative prayer offered in Yankton  
Tuesday, August 09, 2016  11:38 AM
Saturday, August 20 - The Benedictine Peace Center, Yankton, hosts a morning of contemplative prayer on the third Saturday of every month.

For more information or to register for the August 20 session, contact Sister Doris Oberembt at doberembt@mtmc.edu or call 605-668-6292. 

Latin Mass being celebrated in Salem  
Tuesday, August 09, 2016  11:36 AM
Weekly - The traditional Latin Mass, also known as “The Extraordinary Form” is
offered every Sunday at noon at St. Mary Catholic Church, 240 W. Vermont Avenue, Salem.

You can find out more by calling 605-425-2600 or at www.salemcatholic.org.

Traveling Virgin statue available to host  
Tuesday, August 09, 2016  11:35 AM
The Office of the Marian Apostolate has available the traveling Pilgrim Virgin Statue of Our Lady of Fatima for both families and individuals.

If you would like to have the statue for a week, please contact Msgr. Charles Mangan at 521-0175 or msgrmangan@sfcatholic.org. 

Fortnight for Freedom event observed in Sioux Falls  
Monday, August 08, 2016  9:23 AM
Bishop Paul J. Swain was joined by people of the diocese at the Cathedral of Saint Joseph in Sioux Falls to participate in this year’s Fortnight for Freedom observance seeking to insure religious liberty.

The theme this year was “Witnesses to Freedom.”

Harvest Festival planned at parish in dante  
Monday, August 08, 2016  9:19 AM
Sunday, August 14 - Assumprtion of the Blessed Virgin Mary Parish, Dante, will host its Harvest Festival on Sunday.

Serving begins at 4 p.m. in the CCD center.

Adults are $10 and children 12 and under are $5.

The meal will include broasted chicken with homemade kolaches, salads and desserts. 

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