The late Msgr. William O’Connell was a fan favorite and founding editor of the West River Catholic. (Archive photo) By Kathy Cordes, Diocesan Archivist One of my projects, is digitizing and preserving columns, articles, sermons, and other great works of our clergy. This helps to build a foundation of our archival history. […]
About Laurie Hallstrom
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Entries by Laurie Hallstrom
Since the middle of October, I have been accompanying four students from South Dakota School of Mines and Technology in the Cor ad Cor Spirituality Year, an outgrowth of the Veritatis Splendor Institute (VSI), sponsored by the Office of Faith formation. We meet every Tuesday from 6 a.m. to 7:30 a.m. The title Cor ad […]
Spearfish, St. Joseph, Sunday, Mar. 28 — 3 p.m. McLaughlin, St. Bernard, Sunday, Mar. 28 — 7 p.m.
South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, 316 E. Kansas City Street, Rapid City, rcnewmancenter.com Hours: 8 a.m. – 10 p.m. Monday-Friday; 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday-Sunday Mass times: Sunday 7 p.m. and 9 p.m.; Monday-Friday Noon Events: Small group Bible studies, formation on discipleship, Sunday suppers, and open mic night coffeehouses. —SEEK21 will be hosted February 4-7. […]
January 22, 2021 marks the 48th anniversary of Roe v. Wade. The National Right to Life office estimates that, in that time, there have been over 62,500,000 babies lost to abortion1. The tragedy of loss of these children is perhaps equaled only by the trauma that the mothers and the fathers of those children have endured. […]
Judy and Deacon Walt Wilson from Our Lady of the Black Hills Church, Piedmont By Laurie Hallstrom “I just do stuff,” said Deacon Walt Wilson, Piedmont. He is age 80 and has a lot of stories, but he has just as many handyman projects under his belt. His carpentry, stonework, tiling, and plumbing have helped […]
Last summer during a trip to Minnesota, Fr. Mark McCormick stopped at the church where he was baptized, St. Joseph Parish in Montevideo. He is amazed how often St. Joseph shows up in his life. (Courtesy photo) I am not sure why I am surprised, although I am, by the fact that St. Joseph keeps showing up […]
Let us pray hard and work hard for a better 2021 As I write this column for our diocesan paper I am quarantined at home with COVID. I started having symptoms New Year’s Day and tested positive a couple days later. So, I am living proof that we aren’t done with the Coronavirus yet. I’m thankful […]
225 Main Street, Suite 100
Rapid City, SD 57701
Terra Sancta Retreat Center
2101 City Springs Rd, Ste 300
Rapid City , SD 57702