Events Around Town

+Grieving the Loss of a Spouse: This non-denominational program will run for 6 Tuesday evenings (July 28th-Sept. 1st) from 6-8 p.m. with social distancing protocols in place at Catholic Family Services, 523 N. Duluth Ave. This program is for adults who have lost a spouse and are trying to cope with the pain of separation and loss. Role change and loneliness are secondary losses which can complicate the grieving process. The program will offer assistance in coping with this change and making healthy readjustments. Cost –donation. Please call 988-3775 or 1-800-700-7867 to register.

+Broom Tree Silent Retreat Schedule: for women: August 13-16, September 17-20, October 1-4, November 5-8; for men: June 25-28, September 24-27, October 15-18, November 19-22; Call (605) 263-1040 or visit for more information.

+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 Christy VanderWoude, MSW, at 988-3775 or 800-700-7867 or

+St. Michael Cemetery: Visitation hours March 8th-November 1st: 8 a.m.-8 p.m.