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Catholic Scout councils not affected by bankruptcy case, chairman says

Catholic Scout councils not affected by bankruptcy case, chairman says

| Dennis Sadowski | February 19, 2020 | 0 Comments

Boy Scout councils and units sponsored by Catholic parishes and other entities will not be affected by the Chapter 11 bankruptcy case filed by the Boy Scouts of America, said the chairman of the National Catholic Committee on Scouting.

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Raphael’s tapestries briefly return to Sistine Chapel

Raphael’s tapestries briefly return to Sistine Chapel

| Carol Glatz | February 19, 2020 | 0 Comments

An artistic masterpiece conceived by the Renaissance master Raphael was on display for one week in the Sistine Chapel to help celebrate the 500th anniversary of the artist’s death.

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CRS health official keeps close eye on coronavirus

CRS health official keeps close eye on coronavirus

| Carol Zimmermann | February 18, 2020 | 0 Comments

The coronavirus has the world’s attention.

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Monk’s experience inspires ‘Catholic Young Adults: The Musical,’ returning to stage in summer

Monk’s experience inspires ‘Catholic Young Adults: The Musical,’ returning to stage in summer

| Susan Klemond | February 18, 2020 | 0 Comments

Drawing from the long path to his life as a monk, the former NET Ministries worship leader said he found his voice as a composer while writing songs for the local play “Catholic Young Adults: The Musical.” The musical is scheduled for a second run July 25-Aug. 8 at the Providence Academy Performing Arts Center in Plymouth.

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New bishop of Sioux Falls celebrates Mass of Thanksgiving at Cathedral of St. Paul

New bishop of Sioux Falls celebrates Mass of Thanksgiving at Cathedral of St. Paul

| Barb Umberger | February 16, 2020 | 0 Comments

Calling children to the front of the Cathedral of St. Paul in St. Paul, Bishop Donald DeGrood talked directly to them of God’s love and courageously following God’s will at his Mass of Thanksgiving Feb. 16 in St. Paul — just three days after he was ordained bishop of the Diocese of Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

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Priest of archdiocese ordained bishop of Sioux Falls

Priest of archdiocese ordained bishop of Sioux Falls

| February 13, 2020 | 0 Comments

A servant not a ruler, a man of discernment, who is unafraid to touch the wounds of Christ, and an apostle of listening.

Those are among the graces and part of the calling of a bishop, and they are among reasons the Lord called Bishop-elect Donald DeGrood to lead the Diocese of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, said Archbishop Bernard Hebda of St. Paul and Minneapolis, in his homily Feb. 13 at St. Joseph Cathedral in Sioux Falls, shortly before ordaining Bishop DeGrood.

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Remains of aborted babies now in final resting place in Indiana cemetery

Remains of aborted babies now in final resting place in Indiana cemetery

| Ann Carey | February 13, 2020 | 0 Comments

A cold, gray, wintry day in South Bend seemed like an appropriate setting for the burial of 2,411 aborted babies, whose remains were interred in Southlawn Cemetery in the city Feb. 12.

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Catholic Services Appeal Foundation supports 20 ministries with critical funding

Catholic Services Appeal Foundation supports 20 ministries with critical funding

| February 13, 2020 | 0 Comments

These are just three of 20 ministries the Catholic Services Appeal Foundation supports with critical funding.

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Basilica Block Party ‘tuning up’ another set of musical summer treats

Basilica Block Party ‘tuning up’ another set of musical summer treats

| Barb Umberger | February 12, 2020 | 0 Comments

Mark your calendars: Headliners Sylvan Esso and Hippo Campus are among performers expected to take the stage at the 26th annual Basilica Block Party July 10-11 at the Basilica of St. Mary in Minneapolis.

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CUF committed to financial security, faith-filled charity

CUF committed to financial security, faith-filled charity

| Debbie Musser | February 11, 2020 | 0 Comments

In the midst of raising four children under the age of 8, working as a faith formation coordinator, obtaining her master’s degree and writing her second book, financial planning isn’t necessarily top-of-mind for Andrea Zachman.

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Bishop-elect DeGrood reflects on priesthood, preparing to lead Sioux Falls Diocese

Bishop-elect DeGrood reflects on priesthood, preparing to lead Sioux Falls Diocese

| February 11, 2020 | 0 Comments

“And there was this incredible joy, incredible peace, and when I focus on the grace of the moment, that still remains,” Bishop-elect DeGrood said of praying for God’s will to be known after he was asked to become bishop of Sioux Falls. “There’s no question in my mind this is what God wants.”

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Knights of Columbus celebrate 100 years in Rome

Knights of Columbus celebrate 100 years in Rome

| Carol Glatz | February 11, 2020 | 0 Comments

Less than 40 years after its humble beginnings in New Haven, Connecticut, the Knights of Columbus was invited by Pope Benedict XV to establish a permanent presence in Rome.

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