Entries by Laurie Hallstrom

Lent Group Reconciliation Schedule

Lemmon, St. Mary, Friday, Mar. 10—8 p.m (TEC retreat) Midland, St. William, Sunday, Mar. 12—1 p.m. Presho, Christ the King, Tuesday, Mar. 14—6 p.m. Rapid City, Cathedral, Tuesday, Mar. 14—6:30 p.m. (Mercy Night) Rapid City, St. Therese, Thursday, Mar. 16—7 p.m. Burke, Sacred Heart, Friday, Mar. 17—6:30 p.m. Winner, Immaculate Conception, Sunday, Mar. 19—6 p.m. […]

Prayer for Vocations

In the Diocesan Priority Plan, Vocations is one of our foundational ministries and remains an important focus. An emphasis will be in promoting a culture of vocations, not only in the diocese as a whole, but in every parish and in every family. One of the core values in the Priority Plan is the family. Some […]

Praying for more priests

I am writing to share with you some important information and to seek your assistance. God has blessed this diocese with many wonderful and dedicated priests. I am proud of and deeply grateful for the priests who serve the people of God across the Diocese of Rapid City. They live as true witnesses of the […]

The Diocesan Priority Plan — December 2016

By Teresa Spiess At the First Friday Luncheon on December 2, Bishop Robert Gruss talked to participants about the Strategic Plan that the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops has approved for 2017-2022 (www.usccb.org/about/strategic-plan.cfm). The December West River Catholic carried a brief story about the USCCB strategic plan on page 6: “U. S. Bishops’ strategic […]

New Chief Finance Officer Hired

Rick Soulek, Rapid City, has been hired as the new Chief Finance Officer for the Diocese of Rapid City. He graduated from Wagner Community School, Wagner. Soulek earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of South Dakota, Vermillion, in 1986. Also at USD, he earned his MBA in 1991. Soulek has experience […]