Update on diocesan Nicholas Black Elk Canonization process By Kathy Cordes, Diocesan Archivist and member of the Black Elk Working Group Currently, the Black Elk local working group is looking at the events surrounding a rambunctious 2-year-old little girl who was born prematurely, weighing 2.5 pounds. She had a heart valve issue and three holes […]
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Entries by Laurie Hallstrom
Deacon Ben Black Bear and his wife Arlene By Laurie Hallstrom Deacon Ben Black Bear, Jr., will celebrate his 45th anniversary of ordination next month. He was ordained to the permanent diaconate by Bishop Harold J. Dimmerling in St. Charles Church at St. Francis Mission, June 19, 1976. He has been married to his wife, […]
Erin Lefluer (third from left) at Totus Tuus Girls Camp is 2004. (Courtesy photo) By Jacques Daniel Guest Columnist & Director of Youth and Youth Adults On an October day in 1978, the world held its breath, waiting. The Chair of St. Peter was vacant. Who would be the next to steer the bark of St. Peter? […]
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. […]
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 […]