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Sr. Rana Rosalia, USF, and Sr. Otoli Sumi, USF, are Ursuline Sisters from India serving in the Diocese of Rapid City. (Photo by Marcus Fast Wolf) Diocesan residents are accustomed to most of the religious orders working here for many years. There are two nuns serving on the Pine Ridge Reservation, whose order may be […]
The Servants of the Pierced Hearts of Jesus and Mary is a religious order founded by Mother Adela Galindo, SCTJM in Nicaragua, when she was a girl, because of a dangerous political climate and immigrated to the United States. On the order’s website she says, “My path is Marian; everything in my life has been a […]
Bishop Peter Muhich stands at the grave of Servant of God Nicholas Black Elk. A memorial Mass for Black Elk was held at St. Agnes Church, Manderson, Aug. 17. It has been four years since the diocese opened the cause for canonization. (Courtesy photo) Homily August 17 for Black Elk Memorial Mass +August 17, 1950 […]
WESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA CATHOLIC FOUNDATION Job Posting: Executive Director The Executive Director plans, organizes, implements and evaluates all activities for the support and benefit of the Western South Dakota Catholic Foundation (WSDCF). The Executive Director is responsible for growing the WSDCF and its mission, execution and management of fund raising activities and the establishment of endowments […]
On Sept. 8, the Catholic observance of the Nativity of Blessed Virgin Mary, Mass was celebrated in downtown Rapid City at Main St. Square.