Events Around Town

+”Unplanned” is the inspiring true story of one woman’s journey of transformation from being one of the youngest Planned Parenthood clinic directors in the nation to joining her former enemies at 40 Days For Life and becoming one of the most ardent pro-life speakers in America. This movie will continue to play at Century East at Dawley Farm Theaters through at least Wed., April 24th. Please visit the theater websites for showtime listings. This movie is “R”.

+St. Mary Parish Turkey Dinner will be Sun., April, 28th from 10:45 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Take-outs will be available from 10:45 a.m.-2:15 p.m. Cost: Adult $8 in advance, $9 at the door, Child (4-11) $5 in advance, $8 at door. Tickets will be available after all weekend Masses at St. Mary Parish on April 6th & 7th and April 13th & 14th, and April 27th at 4 p.m. No Easter Sunday sales. Tickets can also be purchased at the St. Mary Parish Office or by calling Judy at 339-1035.

+O'Gorman High School proudly presents Disney's “Newsies”! This Broadway show is full of energetic group numbers that will simply "Seize the day!" Come seize the day on Tues., April 30th, or Thurs.-Sat., May 2nd, 3rd & 4th at 7 p.m. There will also be a matinee on Sat., May 4th at 2 p.m. All seats reserved. The Box Office opens on Mon., April 15th and is open M-F 12–4 p.m. For tickets, please call 575-3335 or stop by the Box Office located in the main entrance of O'Gorman High School!

+The Catholic Daughters of America Court Mother Teresa will host a “Tour of Tables” Spring Luncheon 
Saturday, May 4th from 11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. at the St. Michael Parish Gymnasium. Tickets are $8/Adults, $5/Youth, Under 4 yrs.- Free. Please call 261-0987 for reservations for groups of 4 or more. Tickets available at St. Michael & St. Katharine Drexel Parish Offices after Mon., April 8th.

+Attention Baby Boomers! St. Michael Catholic Cemetery and the Knights of Columbus are holding an End of Life Seminar: "What's Your Plan" on Sunday, May 5th at Holy Spirit Parish from 12-3 p.m. The seminar will be held in the lower level. Topics include “Planning a Proper Catholic Funeral,” “Long- Term Care,” “Estate Planning,” “Ethical Medial Law,” and “Pre-Planning Your Funeral.”

+Nacel Open Door is seeking host families for French students (boys and girls ages 14-17) who will arrive at the Sioux Falls Airport on Sat., June 22nd for a 4-week cultural experience. Host families will receive a stipend for hosting. Please contact Julienne Antes at (507) 304-2143 for more information and to choose your student.

+The Mustard Seed Catholic Store is now open in Sioux Falls. They offer a wide selection of religious books, music, and gift items. 

+Walking Rosary is held on the first Friday of every month at St. Michael Cemetery (rain or shine) beginning at 10 a.m. Please gather at the Chapel on the west side of the office. When the weather doesn't cooperate, we stay in the Chapel. 

+St. Vincent de Paul Society Citywide Helpline: Please call the helpline at 338-4111 on Tuesdays or Thursdays from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. to leave a message.

+Broom Tree Silent Retreat Schedule for Women in 2019: May 16-29, June 20-23, Aug. 8-11, Sept. 5-8, Oct. 17-20, Nov. 7-10; for Men in 2019:  Sept. 19-22, Oct. 24-27, Nov. 21-24

+Engaged Encounter Weekends: Couples preparing for marriage should contact Bart & Barb Workman. Registration forms must be mailed to Engaged Encounter, PO Box 85414, SFSD 57118-5414. Email questions to

+St. Michael Cemetery Visitation Hours: March 10th-Nov. 4th: 8 a.m.–8 p.m.

+Natural Family Planning (NFP) Information: For an introduction to the great blessings of NFP, please contact Barb Giles, RN at Avera McKennan Hospital: 322-4434 or call the Diocesan Marriage, Family and Respect Life Office at 988-3748.

+Pregnant? Alone? Afraid? Call Catholic Family Services 988-3775 in Sioux Falls or 1-800-700-7867 outside of Sioux Falls or the Alpha Center at 361-3500.

Catholic Daughters Court Mother Teresa
 awards a $300 scholarship annually to a graduating senior attending a post-secondary school in the fall semester. The deadline for submission is Wednesday, May 1st. Application forms for the scholarship are now available in the Parish Office.

 St. Katharine Drexel Parish serves supper at the St. Francis House (1301 E. Austin St.) on    the 3rd Friday evening of each month. Four people are needed to come at 5:30 p.m. to help make and serve supper and 3 people are needed to bake goodies for dessert. The    sign-up sheets for May is available in the Gathering Space.

You are invited to join members of our parish at 3 p.m. on Fridays and Sundays in front of Planned Parenthood (6511 W. 41st Street) to pray for a greater respect for all human life from conception to natural death. We pray the Divine Mercy Chaplet and the Rosary and would love to have you join us.

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament

Can you give one hour a week to the Lord? Below are open hours and hours with only one adorer at St. Michael Parish Chapel, 26th Street & Marion Road.

Sunday: 6 p.m., 10 p.m.,  11 p.m.

Monday: 12 a.m., 1 a.m., 2 a.m. 3 a.m., 4 a.m., 7 a.m., 8 a.m., 9 a.m., 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 12 p.m.,1 p.m., 8 p.m., 11 p.m.

Tuesday: 1 a.m., 2 a.m., 3 a.m., 4 a.m., 5 a.m., 10 a.m., 5 p.m., 6 p.m., 9 p.m., 10 p.m., 11 p.m.

Wednesday: 12 a.m., 1 a.m., 2 a.m., 3 a.m., 4 a.m., 5 a.m., 6 a.m., 12 p.m., 1 p.m., 2 p.m., 3 p.m., 4 p.m., 5 p.m., 10 p.m., 11 p.m.

Thursday: 12 a.m., 1 a.m., 2 a.m., 3 a.m., 4 a.m., 7 a.m., 10 a.m., 12 p.m., 1 p.m., 2 p.m., 3 p.m., 11 p.m.

Friday: 12 a.m., 1 a.m., 2 a.m., 3 a.m., 4 a.m., 5 a.m., 6 a.m., 9 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 2 p.m., 4 p.m., 5 p.m., 8 p.m., 9 p.m., 10 p.m., 11 p.m. 

Saturday: 12 a.m., 1 a.m., 2 a.m., 3 a.m., 4 a.m., 5 a.m., 8 a.m., 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 12 p.m., 1 p.m.,  2 p.m., 3 p.m.

*Slots in bold are completely open.

Please call Anne at St. Michael Parish (361-1600) if you can and would like to pray at one of these times each week. Or, feel free to call and ask about a time that works well in your schedule.