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The Rite of the Institution of Lectors will take place at the Cathedral of Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Rapid City, on September 11 at the 5:30 pm Mass. Bishop Peter Muhich will preside at the Mass. This is the second step in deacon candidacy.

Those given the ministry of lector are call to proclaim God’s word to others, accept it in obedience to the Holy Spirit, meditate on it to develop a deeper love of the Scriptures.” Each candidate will be instructed to, “Take this book of holy scripture and be faithful in handing on the word of God so that it may grow strong in the hearts of people.”

Deacon Candidates (and spouses) are:

  • G.W. and Kim Ekroth, Gregory
  • Jim and Ellen Hulm, Timber Lake
  • Tim and Valerie Minihan, Lead
  • Matt and Lenorr Snyder, Hermosa
  • Philip and Teresa Thompson, Piedmont