Events Around Town

+Due to the ongoing priest shortage, beginning Friday, July 1st, there will be no 6:45 a.m. Mass on Wed.-Fri. and no 9 a.m. Saturday Mass at St. Joseph Cathedral Parish. Beginning Friday, July 1st, the Adoration Sisters will move their 7:30 a.m. Mass to 7 a.m. (M-Sat.) in their monastery.

+The Chancery Office has a few new open positions and is looking for practicing Catholics to fill them. Please visit for more information.

+St. Therese Parish is looking for a new team member to serve as a part-time receptionist for the morning hours Monday-Friday. Duties include answering phones, greeting office visitors, and supporting other office staff as needed. Computer skills are a plus, and a positive attitude is a must. Please contact Deacon Thane Barnier at 605-338-2433 for more information.

+St. John Paul II Parish (Harrisburg) is hiring 2 part-time positions or given the right candidate, one full-time position. We need a part-time Parish Secretary to run the Parish Office Tues.-Fri. We also need a Religious Education Coordinator to manage our Religious Education Program for grades PK-9 in conjunction with our Director of Discipleship and Evangelization. Religious Ed. hours are flexible with Sunday mornings being obligatory during the school year. To learn more, please contact Fr. Shaun Haggerty at or call the Parish Office at 605-988-3750.

+The Single Moms Group will have a monthly meeting on Sat., Aug. 20th and Sat., Sept. 17th at 9:15 a.m. at St. Michael Parish in the Conference Room. This group is open to any single mothers in the Sioux Falls Diocese. Childcare is provided. Contact Jenna at 605-366-0160 with any questions.

+O’Gorman HS is looking for a family to host an international student. The student in need of a host family is an 11th-grade male student from Spain. If you have any questions or are interested in hosting, please contact Corbin Lehn at or 605-575-3316.

+St. Mary Parish is hiring a part-time Faith Formation Director for Jr. & Sr. High. Appropriate and adequate knowledge of Church teachings is required and a BA degree or equivalent in Theology or Education is preferred but not required. Please send a resume and cover letter to or 2109 S. 5th Ave., SFSD 57105. You may also contact the Parish Office at 605-332-6391.

+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.

+The Adoration Sisters invite you to visit their gift shop of religious articles and gifts at Mater Ecclesiae Monastery. The monastery and gift shop is located in the parking lot behind St. Joseph Cathedral. They are open Monday-Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Thank you for supporting our mission. Know of our continued prayers for you.

+Broom Tree Silent Retreat Schedule: for women: Oct. 6-9, Nov. 3-6; for men: Sept. 15-18, Nov. 17-20; 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.

+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 7th: 8 a.m.-8 p.m.