Events Around Town

+Chili Cook-off/Fundraiser: Christ the King Parish will host a St. Vincent de Paul Conference Fundraiser on Sat., November 16th at 5 p.m. in their Community Center. The evening includes prizes, a silent auction, and games for the kids. Bring the whole family! 

+Evangelizing Through Science: Stacy Trasancos, PhD, will be speaking at St. Lambert Parish on Wed., November 20th from 7-8 p.m. 

+Please join our parish Wednesday, Nov. 27th at 6:30 p.m. for a Thanksgiving Eve Mass with a social featuring pie, coffee, and cider after Mass. Please bring non-perishable food items to help support our Food Pantry.

+Saint John Paul II Parish in Harrisburg is looking for a part-time Administrative Assistant (the position could become full-time). Qualified applicants must have strong technology and communication skills with attention to accuracy and details and the ability to interact positively with the public. To apply, submit a cover letter and resume to Fr. John Rutten at frjohnrutten@sfcatholic.orrg.

+Grieving the Loss of a Spouse: Directed by Dr. Marcie Moran, this non-denominational program is for adults who have lost a spouse and are trying to cope with the pain of separation and loss. Role change and loneliness are secondary losses that can complicate the grieving process. The program will offer assistance in coping with this change and making healthy readjustments. Join us for 6 Tuesday evenings (Jan. 7th-Feb. 11th) from 6:30–8:30 p.m. at Catholic Family Services (523 N. Duluth Ave.) Cost–donation. Please call 988-3775 or 1-800-700-7867 to register.

 +The Mustard Seed Catholic Store offers a wide selection of religious books, music, and gift items.  Find them at 3709 S. Grange Ave., near Costco. Open M-F from 9 a.m.-8 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

+Walking Rosary is held on the first Friday of every month at St. Michael Cemetery (rain or shine) beginning at 10 a.m. Please gather at the Chapel on the west side of the office. When the weather doesn't cooperate, we stay in the Chapel. 

+St. Vincent de Paul Society Citywide Helpline: Please call the helpline at 338-4111 on Tuesdays or Thursdays from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. to leave a message.

+Broom Tree Silent Retreat Schedule for Women in 2020: Feb. 6-9, Mar. 5-8, May 7-10, June 18-21, Aug. 13-16, Sept. 17-20, Oct. 1-4, Nov. 5-8; for Men in 2019: Nov. 21-24; in 2020: Feb. 20-23, Mar. 19-22, June 25-28, Sept. 24-27, Oct. 15-18, Nov. 19-22

+Engaged Encounter Weekends: Couples preparing for marriage should contact Bart & Barb Workman. Registration forms must be mailed to Engaged Encounter, PO Box 85414, SFSD 57118-5414. Email questions to eesdworkman@aol.com.

+St. Michael Cemetery Visitation Hours: Nov. 3rd-March 7: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

+Natural Family Planning (NFP) Information: For an introduction to the great blessings of NFP, please contact Barb Giles, RN at Avera McKennan Hospital: 322-4434 or call the Diocesan Marriage, Family and Respect Life Office at 988-3748.

+Pregnant? Alone? Afraid? Call Catholic Family Services 988-3775 in Sioux Falls or 1-800-700-7867 outside of Sioux Falls or the Alpha Center at 361-3500.


Catholic Daughters of the Americas will hold their monthly meeting Tuesday, Nov.12th in the Multipurpose Room at St. Michael Parish. Join us to pray the Rosary at 6:30 p.m., followed by lunch and a short meeting. We will be playing Turkey Bingo and invite all women 18 and older interested in CDA to come enjoy an evening with us!

 




 St. Katharine Drexel Parish serves supper at the St. Francis House (1301 E. Austin St.) on    the 3rd Friday evening of each month. Four people are needed to come at 5:30 p.m. to help make and serve supper and 3 people are needed to bake goodies for dessert. 



You are invited to join members of our parish at 3 p.m. on Fridays and Sundays in front of Planned Parenthood (6511 W. 41st Street) to pray for greater respect for all human life from conception to natural death. We pray the Divine Mercy Chaplet and the Rosary and would love to have you join us.

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament

Can you give one hour a week to the Lord? Below are open hours and hours with only one adorer at St. Michael Parish Chapel, 26th Street & Marion Road.

Sunday: 6 p.m., 10 p.m.,  11 p.m.

Monday: 12 a.m., 1 a.m., 2 a.m. 3 a.m., 4 a.m., 7 a.m., 8 a.m., 9 a.m., 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 12 p.m.,1 p.m., 8 p.m., 11 p.m.

Tuesday: 1 a.m., 2 a.m., 3 a.m., 4 a.m., 5 a.m., 10 a.m., 5 p.m., 6 p.m., 9 p.m., 10 p.m., 11 p.m.

Wednesday: 12 a.m., 1 a.m., 2 a.m., 3 a.m., 4 a.m., 5 a.m., 6 a.m., 12 p.m., 1 p.m., 2 p.m., 3 p.m., 4 p.m., 5 p.m., 10 p.m., 11 p.m.

Thursday: 12 a.m., 1 a.m., 2 a.m., 3 a.m., 4 a.m., 7 a.m., 10 a.m., 12 p.m., 1 p.m., 2 p.m., 3 p.m., 11 p.m.

Friday: 12 a.m., 1 a.m., 2 a.m., 3 a.m., 4 a.m., 5 a.m., 6 a.m., 9 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 2 p.m., 4 p.m., 5 p.m., 8 p.m., 9 p.m., 10 p.m., 11 p.m. 

Saturday: 12 a.m., 1 a.m., 2 a.m., 3 a.m., 4 a.m., 5 a.m., 8 a.m., 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 12 p.m., 1 p.m.,  2 p.m., 3 p.m.

*Slots in bold are completely open.

Please call Anne at St. Michael Parish (361-1600) if you can and would like to pray at one of these times each week. Or, feel free to call and ask about a time that works well in your schedule.