Entries by Laurie Hallstrom

It’s important our bishops connect to the greater Catholic Church

In mid-November I represented the Diocese of Rapid City at the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops fall meeting in Baltimore, Md. It was another interesting experience in this journey as the diocesan administrator. I visited with each of our former bishops and Bishop Steven Biegler and witnessed again the clarity of their teachings and […]

Sacred Heart, White River, celebrates 100 years of history

Masses in White River began as  early as 1885 and were offered in private homes and mission churches by missionary priests from surrounding states and the Jesuit priests based out of St. Francis Mission. St. Ignatius Catholic Church, described as “up on the hill west of town,” in the Sacred Heart Centennial Booklet, was where […]

Lent Reconciliation Schedule

Rapid City, Cathedral, Mercy Night, Thursday, Feb. 27 — 5:30-8:30 p.m. Hill City, St. Rose, Fridays: Feb. 28, Mar. 6 & Mar. 13 — 6:30 p.m. (following Stations of the Cross) Murdo, St. Martin, Thursday, March 5 — 6 p.m. Isabel, St. Mary, Sunday, March 8 — 3 p.m. Timber Lake, Holy Cross, Sunday, March 8 […]

Curia Corner — Moments in the diocesan archives

St. Anthony, St. Anthony, dear St. Anthony, please come around. Something is lost and needs to be found. Please Grant me the serenity to accept the collections I cannot decline and the courage to decline the collections I can! Did you know that archivists have their own serenity prayer and that St. Anthony is a […]

Liturgy of the Word requires whole-hearted attention

By Fr. Michel Mulloy, Director of Liturgy The Liturgy of the Word is a dialogue. God is speaking to us and we are responding. That dialogue is accomplished through the human persons. This makes the role of the proclaimer very important. The laity proclaim the first reading, the response and the second reading. Proclaimers are […]