Entries by Becky Berreth

St. John Bosco — August 2016

When Giovanni (John) Bosco was nine years old he had a dream in which an angry mob of children were fighting and swearing all around him. He tried to convince them to stop — at first with his words and then later with his fists — but a woman appeared to him who said, “Softly, […]

Bighorns Young Adult Backpacking Retreat

Join Father Mark Horn as he leads a hiking trip throught the Bighorn Moutnains for young adults, ages 18-35, August 11-14. Cost is $60. Registration is limited and due by July 28. Contact Susan Thompson  716-5214 ext 221 sthompson@diorc.org   Or Randy Vette 716-5214 ext 228 rvette@diorc.org. Click here to register! 

St. Damien de Veuster — July 2016

(Father Damien with residents of the Molokai settlement.) Joseph de Veuster grew up on a farm in Belgium in the 1800s. He responded to God’s call to enter the Congregation of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary, taking the name of a fourth-century physician and martyr, St. Damien, and soon volunteered to go to […]

Administrative Assistant (Development)

DIOCESE OF RAPID CITY Applications are being accepted for the full time position of Administrative Assistant to the Director of Development. Click here for a full job description   FUNCTION: Performs administrative, secretarial and clerical duties for the Office of Development and assists in the design, implementation, tracking, and reporting for the Annual Diocesan Appeal, […]

Dr. Peter Kleponis Clergy Days Presentation

With help, porn addictions can be healed By Laurie Hallstrom Kicking porn addiction cannot be done with a Lone Ranger, pull yourself up by the boot straps approach according to Peter Kleponis, Ph.D. He has pioneered a Catholic approach to recovery. He was in Rapid City to address the clergy of the diocese during their […]

Chancery Housekeeper

DIOCESE OF RAPID CITY Applications are being accepted for the full time position of Chancery Housekeeper Click here for a full job description   FUNCTION: To clean the Chancery offices, Monday through Friday, for approximately two hours each evening QUALIFICATIONS: Experience in cleaning with knowledge of cleaning products Attention to detail and safety APPLICATION PROCESS: Interested […]

Technology Support Specialist

DIOCESE OF RAPID CITY Applications are being accepted for the full time position of Technology Support Specialist. Click here for a full job description FUNCTION: The Technology Support Specialist has the following responsibilities: Provides network design, maintenance and support of the Diocesan computer services, hardware and software. Provides support and education to staff members regarding […]

St. Katharine Drexel — June 2016

(Mother M. Francis Xavier McCann and St. Katharine Drexel with Navajo men and two Franciscans near St. Michaels, Ariz, where the Sister of the Blessed Sacrament teach at St. Michael Indian School. Photo courtesy of the Archives of the Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament.) Katharine Drexel was born in Philadelphia into a wealthy family in […]

St. Margaret Mary Alacoque — May 2016

St. Margaret Mary Alacoque grew up in seventeenth-century France during a time of rebellion against the church and a turning away from her teachings. Margaret’s father died when she was about eight years old, and so she was sent to live and go to school with the Urbanist Sisters. She grew in devotion and loved […]