Events Around Town

+The next Theology on Tap will feature Brad & Shelly Wiemann presenting "Fully Alive: How living with Christ has revealed adventure!" on Tues., March 26th, at 7 p.m. at Luciano's North, 431 N. Phillips Ave.

+You’re invited to “It’s Great to Be You” Thursday, March 28th at Holy Spirit Parish at 6:15 p.m. This program is for mothers & daughters and fathers & sons to come together in separate sessions to explore and discuss the beauty of God's plan for us as male and female. For more information and to register, please visit: or call 988-3755.

+”Unplanned” is the inspiring true story of one woman’s journey of transformation from being one of the youngest Planned Parenthood clinic directors in the nation to joining her former enemies at 40 Days For Life and becoming one of the most ardent pro-life speakers in America. This movie will be playing at Century East at Dawley Farm starting Friday, March 29th. Please visit the theater’s website for showtime listings. There also will be a preview on Thursday, March 28th at 7 p.m. and 9:35 p.m. This movie is rated “R”.

+Words of Wisdom: A teaching and discussion retreat led by Dr. Chris Burgwald at Broom Tree on Sat., March 30th from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. You’ll need to read The Journey by Peter Kreeft. Registration is $10. Please visit for more information and to register.

+Rachel’s Vineyard One-Day Retreat will be Saturday, March 30th. It’s a non-denominational, safe, loving, non-judgmental environment, open to men, women, mothers, fathers, grandparents who have been affected by abortion. Sponsored by Catholic Family Services. For registration materials & more information, please call 988-3775 or 1-800-700-7867 or send an e-mail to

+The annual Boy Scout Troop #346 Spaghetti Dinner is Sat., March 30th from 5-7 p.m. in the St. Michael Gym. To-go boxes will be available, and a Silent Auction will be held while you dine-in. Your free-will offering benefits St. Michael Boy Scout Troop #346 members’ journey to Eagle Scout.

+SD Right to Life is partnering with Family Heritage Alliance Action to provide a full review of all the Life and Family Values issues they covered during the 94th SD Legislative Session on Tues., April 2nd at 11:30 a.m. at Living Word Free Lutheran Church (7901 S. Meredith Ave.) There is no cost to attend the luncheon. However, please register online at so they can prepare enough food. Free-will donations are appreciated.

+The annual Empty Bowls Benefit Soup Supper is Wed., April 3rd from 5-7 p.m. at O†Gorman High School Cafeteria. Cost is $5 for meal only, $15 for meal and pottery bowl, or $20 per family (4 or more). All proceeds go to benefit local organizations that take care of the poor and homeless. You can purchase your ticket at the door or visit the O’GHS Campus Ministry Webpage to pre-register. Please contact Nicole at 575-3347 or with questions.

+Children’s Grief Program directed by Mary Weber and Christy Vander Woude begins Thursday, April 4th from 5:30-7 p.m. at Catholic Family Services. This 4-week program is designed for children according to their age and specific loss. To register for this program or for more information, please contact Catholic Family Services at 988-3775.

+Court St. Christina #2336 Catholic Daughters of the Americas is hosting its 24th annual Salad Buffet and Card Luncheon on Saturday, April 5th, from 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. at St. Nicholas Parish Hall in Tea.

+The Mustard Seed Catholic Store is now open in Sioux Falls. They offer a wide selection of religious books, music, and gift items. 

+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: May 16-29, June 20-23, 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

+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.

Catholic Daughters Court Mother Teresa awards a $300 scholarship annually to a graduating senior attending a post-secondary school in the fall semester. The deadline for submission is Wednesday, May 1st. Application forms for the scholarship are now available in the Parish Office.

 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 sheets for April & May are 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.