Entries by Laurie Hallstrom

His will, His way, My Faith

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 […]

A ‘Common Ground’ diocesan Archive’s favorite

    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. […]