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“One must not get caught in feelings of discouragement, depression or hopelessness. Confident that all of us at the Mission are doing Christ’s work, we bring hope to his suffering members. Success belongs to him. We do our best.”
Father Hatcher was recently profiled on the “Jesuits at the Frontiers” series, where he talks about his 40 year journey with the Rosebud.
Check out the full story here: http://www.jesuits.org/story?TN=PROJECT-20131210031754
St. Charles Borromeo Church in St. Francis will be hosting a Year of Faith event on Sunday, August 18. (more…)
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Brother Henry Wissing, S.J., architect and construction supervisor, completed a 40’ x 95’ church on the site in 1885. Bishop Martin Marty dedicated this original wood frame church on February 16, 1890. (more…)
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St. Francis Mission is a ministry of the of the Society of Jesus (the Jesuits) among the 20,000 Lakota (Sioux) people on the Rosebud Indian Reservation in south-central South Dakota. It is a not-for-profit organization founded in 1886. The purpose of the Mission is to re-evangelize Catholic Lakota people and bring the Gospel of Jesus the Christ to those who have not heard it. We respect the traditions of the Lakota people as we collaborate with them to meet the spiritual, educational, social, and physical needs of the community. (more…)
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From all of us at St. Francis Mission, have a very happy and blessed Christmas!