Events Around Town

+St. Lambert Parish Rummage, Book & Bake Sale will be Friday & Saturday, July 19th & 20th from 8 a.m.-7 p.m. and Sunday, July 21st from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. in the St. Lambert Parish Gym.

+A “Forgiveness and Mercy” Healing Retreat will be offered Fri. & Sat., July 19th & 20th at St. Benedict Catholic Parish, Yankton, SD. Participants can expect to “experience the healing love of God” in a retreat led by Fr. Richard McAlear, OMI. The opening Mass begins at 7 p.m. Friday. Saturday will consist of a series of talks, reconciliation, and prayer ministry concluding Saturday evening with a Healing Mass at 7 p.m. Greg DeJean will lead the weekend as MC. Speakers include Patti Lihs and Jane Barz. There is no registration fee; however, pre-registration is requested for planning purposes. For more information or to register, please visit www.ajoyfulshout.com or call Jane Barz at (605) 940-4101 or email cottonwoodfrm@santel.net.

+Natural Family Planning Awareness Week is July 21st-27th. Dioceses across the United States will celebrate the gift of and provide education on NFP. The USCCB website provides several resources including posters, homily notes, media kits and education materials that we highly recommend you take a look at. We also encourage you to check out www.sfcatholic.org/familylife for local resources to provide families in your parish!

+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 which can complicate the grieving process. The program will offer assistance in coping with this change and making healthy readjustments. Join us at Catholic Family Services (523 N. Duluth Ave., SFSD) for six Tuesday evenings (July 30th-September 3rd) from 6:30–8:30 p.m. 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 2019: Aug. 8-11, Sept. 5-8, Oct. 17-20, Nov. 7-10; for Men in 2019:  Sept. 19-22, Oct. 24-27, Nov. 21-24

+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: March 10th-Nov. 4th: 8 a.m.–8 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.

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 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. The    sign-up sheet for August is available in the Gathering Space.


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 a 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.