This year, St. Mary Parish again kept a triduum of prayer for the sick (February 8th, 9th and 10th) in preparation for the Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes and the World Day of the Sick (February 11th). On Saturday, February 12th, during the 5:00pm Mass in anticipation for Sunday, we celebrated the communal Anointing of the Sick. Please find the prayers used during the triduum here:
Archive for February, 2011
Pastoral Visit of Bishop Swain to Parochial School; Bishop blesses new statue of St. Philomena for churchFriday, February 4th, 2011
Today, First Friday, February 4, 2011, His Excellency, the Most Reverend Paul J. Swain, the 8th Bishop of Sioux Falls visited St. Mary School to visit the students, the staff, and many of the parents for the close of Catholic Schools Week. It was a great morning: after parfaits, doughnuts and treats, the school children signed the Our Father for Bishop Swain before presenting him with a Spiritual Bouquet and a framed copy of Mater Gratiae, or Our Lady of the Bowed Head.