In January 2018, 15 men assembled for the inception of the Men’s Prayer Ministry at the Basilica of St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception, to pray, worship, and glorify our Lord and Savior. They were proud to sponsor their first Men’s Prayer Retreat in June.
For several months in 2018 the St. Charles Lwanga Center, Archdiocesan Office of Black Catholics has been represented in meetings with a nascent organizational group.
The beginning of the school year is the most exciting time of the academic year. Like most schools, we admisntrators and teachers plan wonderful lessons and activities for the whole school year.
St Kateri Tekakwitha Mission Church is deeply grateful to the Black and Indian Missions for the boost in funding this quarter. Without it, we would have been hard pressed to pay all the bills.
Sr Agatha Obinka, a member of The Oblates of the Sacred Heart of Jesus teaches religion to students in K-4 at St. Joseph the Provider.
The Diocese of Rapid City is piloting a Mental Wellness Ministry in several parishes during this grant period, including some located on the Pine Ridge and Standing Rock reservations.
The Body, Mind and Soul Summer Camp is sponsored by the Religious Education Program at St. Francis Mission each summer and incorporates Lakota teachings and crafts.