Events Around Town

+Bishop’s Charity Hunt: Horseshoe K Ranch, Kimball, SD on September 20th & 21st; Register at or call 988-3765.

+Co-ed Volleyball Leagues at St. Michael Parish: Receive team and schedule information on Thursday, Sept. 23rd at 7 p.m. in the gym. Visit to register for a team. Play starts Thursday, Sept. 30th!

+The 50th Annual South Dakota Right to Life Convention is Friday, Oct. 1st from 7-8:30 p.m. & Saturday, Oct. 2nd from 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at Sioux Falls First Church (6300 W. 41st St.) Hear from keynote speaker Carol Tobias of the National Right to Life Committee and other nationally acclaimed speakers. Junior high and high school youth sessions are available on Saturday. For more information and to register, visit or call 743-0777.

And, mark your calendars now for the Sioux Empire Life Chain on Sunday, Oct. 3rd from 2-3 p.m. along 41st Street!

+October Public Square Rosaries: The Legion of Mary and Knights of Columbus are partnering once again for a month of Public Square Rosaries. Each day in October, we will gather somewhere in public to pray the Rosary, the Chaplet of Divine Mercy, and other devotionals. You can find details and a calendar of dates, times, and locations at

+Day of Recollection Broom Tree: Join us Tuesday, Oct. 12th for “Why God Says No,” directed by Fr. Joe Vogel. To register, please visit or call (605)263-1040.

+Join us for a Men’s Silent Retreat at Broom Tree directed by Fr. Joe Vogel from Thursday, Nov. 18th-Sunday, Nov.21st. To register, please visit or call (605) 263-1040.

+St. Michael Catholic Cemetery is looking for a part-time groundskeeper. Please call 338-3376 or send an email to Steven Baumberger ( for further details.

+The Adoration Sisters located on the campus of St Joseph Cathedral would like to invite you to spend one hour a week in their beautiful chapel praying with our Lord. The hours of the chapel are 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday. If you would like to sign up for an hour of prayer, please contact Connie Luke at 336-7745.

+Broom Tree Silent Retreat Schedule: for women: Oct. 7-10; for men: Sept. 23-26, Oct. 21-24, Nov. 18-21; Call (605) 263-1040 or visit for more information.

+Broom Tree Days of Recollection begin at 10 a.m. and include conferences, time for Eucharistic Adoration, Mass, and an opportunity for the Sacrament of Reconciliation. The day ends mid-afternoon. Because lunch is served, we ask that you please register. A prayerful donation is requested. Please call 263-1040 or visit to register. Visit for a schedule of upcoming topics & presenters.

+Active Generations is seeking more volunteers to help with their Meals on Wheels program. Weekly and monthly routes are available. Please contact Melva at 333-3305 or Rebecca at 333-3304 for more information or to volunteer.

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

+Pregnant? Afraid? If you or someone you know is experiencing an unplanned pregnancy, Catholic Family Services can help. CFS provides free confidential pregnancy counseling regardless of race or religion. Please contact CFS at 988-3775 or 800-700-7867 or

+St. Michael Cemetery: Visitation hours March 14th-November 6th: 8 a.m.-8 p.m.