Events Around Town

+Broom Tree Retreat Center near Irene, SD now has the following job openings available: Housekeeping Supervisor at the Youth & Family Camp—If you have management skills and want a job that keeps you active, this position is for you! Part-time Cook at the Retreat Center—If you love to cook and serve, this job is for you! We offer flexible scheduling including late morning, afternoon, and early evening hours with some weekends in addition to a competitive wage and discounts on facility rentals. If you would like to join our dedicated staff, please contact Kris Sees, Administrator, at (605) 263-1040 or send an email to for more information. Learn more about us at

+Broom Tree Silent Retreat Schedule: for women: May 13-16, June 17-20, Aug. 12-15, Sept. 16-19, Oct. 7-10; for men: April 15-18, Aug. 19-22, 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. Here's an upcoming schedule of topics & presenters:

--May 11th: "Letting God Love You," directed by Fr. Shaun Haggerty

+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.