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Sapa Un enrollment for 2017-18

Enrollment for the 2017-18 school year is now open for K-7th grades. Fill out a form here.



Museum Summer Hours

The Buechel Memorial Lakota Museum will open May 29, 2017. See the museum page for hours and details.



Lent & Easter 2017 Activities

Saturday, April 8
LENTEN RETREAT AND RECONCILIATION, “TURN TO THE LORD”
St. Bridget’s Church

Retreat
Noon – 2:00 PM

Sacrament of Reconciliation
2:00 – 3:30 PM

Palm Sunday, April 8/9
Regular Mass Times

Wednesday, April 12
6pm – Stations of the Cross, St. Agnes Church. Followed by a simple meal in the hall.

Holy Thursday, April 13
6pm -Mass of the Lord’s Supper, St. Bridget Church.
Followed by a simple meal in the hall.

Good Friday, April 14
3pm Stations and Adoration of the Cross, St. Charles Church
6pm Liturgy of the Lord’s Passion, St. Bridget Church

Holy Saturday, April 15
8pm Easter Vigil, St. Charles Church

Easter Sunday, April 16
9am -St. Bridget Church. Followed by breakfast in the hall.
11 :30am -St. Charles Church. Followed by brunch in Icimani.
5pm -St. Agnes Church. Followed by Easter dinner in the hall.



March 12-Hour Family Recovery Program

Date: Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Time: 9:00am to 4:00pm
Place: Icimani Ya Waste’ Recovery Center, St. Francis, SD

Family REcovery ProgramThe 12-Hour Family Recovery program supports family members who are living with someone who is drinking or using drugs and is facilitated by local native people.

The family program is structured to support the needs of family members who are living on the reservation. Learn about effective communication skills, co-dependency and many other topics related to the families well-being.

Have you found yourself in these situations?

• Are you stressed out from coping with someone who is drinking or using drugs?
• Are you continuously telling him/her to seek treatment or some type of help?
• Are there times when your anger towards him/her effects your health?
• Do you feel like no one else understands your situation with your loved one who is drinking or using drugs?
• Are you having feelings of loneliness, anger, sadness, fear, of not knowing what to expect in some situations with the person who is drinking or using drugs?

For applications or questions, contact:

Geraldine Provencial at (605)747-5547 or Jim at (605)259-3365 or email icimani@sfmission.org.



March Suicide and Crisis Hotline Volunteer Training

the art ofAre you interested in becoming a volunteer for the St. Francis Mission Suicide & Crisis Hotline?

Help us to support our young people, elderly or anyone, whether they are having suicidal thoughts, are in a crisis situation or just need someone to talk to.

The next training for Suicide & Crisis volunteers is scheduled for Thursday, March 30, 2017, from 9:00 am to 5:00 p.m. at the Icimani Ya Waste’ Recovery Center in St. Francis

There is no cost for the training. Help us to reach out and support the people.

For any questions or concerns, call Geraldine at 747-5547 or email at: icimani@sfmission.net.



February Suicide and Crisis Hotline Volunteer Training

the art ofAre you interested in becoming a volunteer for the St. Francis Mission Suicide & Crisis Hotline?

Help us to support our young people, elderly or anyone, whether they are having suicidal thoughts, are in a crisis situation or just need someone to talk to.

The next training for Suicide & Crisis volunteers is scheduled for Tuesday, February 28, 2017, from 9:00 am to 5:00 p.m. at the Icimani Ya Waste’ Recovery Center in St. Francis

There is no cost for the training. Help us to reach out and support the people.

For any questions or concerns, call Geraldine at 747-5547 or email at: icimani@sfmission.net.



Sacramental Prep – January 2017

All classes will be held Sunday January 29, 2017  at the Icimani Bldg in St. Francis. For any questions or more information, please call Jenny at 747-2436 or Ben at 747-2361.
  • 3 pm – Baptism classes (for infants to 7 years old)  
  • 4 pm – RCIC-Rites of Christian Initiation for Children class (for children 8 years and older)
  • 5 pm – RCIA-Rites of Christian Initiation for Adults class (for 18 years and older)



January Suicide and Crisis Hotline Volunteer Training

the art ofAre you interested in becoming a volunteer for the St. Francis Mission Suicide & Crisis Hotline?

Help us to support our young people, elderly or anyone, whether they are having suicidal thoughts, are in a crisis situation or just need someone to talk to.

The next training for Suicide & Crisis volunteers is scheduled for Monday, January 23, 2017, from 9:00 am to 5:00 p.m. at the Icimani Ya Waste’ Recovery Center in St. Francis

There is no cost for the training. Help us to reach out and support the people.

For any questions or concerns, call Geraldine at 747-5547 or email at: icimani@sfmission.net.



January 12-Hour Family Recovery Program

Date: Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Time: 9:00am to 4:00pm
Place: St. Bridget’s Hall in Rosebud, S.D. (Near the Post-Office)

Family REcovery ProgramThe 12-Hour Family Recovery program supports family members who are living with someone who is drinking or using drugs and is facilitated by local native people.

The family program is structured to support the needs of family members who are living on the reservation. Learn about effective communication skills, co-dependency and many other topics related to the families well-being.

Have you found yourself in these situations?

• Are you stressed out from coping with someone who is drinking or using drugs?
• Are you continuously telling him/her to seek treatment or some type of help?
• Are there times when your anger towards him/her effects your health?
• Do you feel like no one else understands your situation with your loved one who is drinking or using drugs?
• Are you having feelings of loneliness, anger, sadness, fear, of not knowing what to expect in some situations with the person who is drinking or using drugs?

For applications or questions, contact:

Geraldine Provencial at (605)747-5547 or Jim at (605)259-3365 or email icimani@sfmission.org.



Holiday Lunches

These free holiday lunches are open to the public from 11:30am-1pm. Everyone is welcome! Please come share a meal with us!

St. Bridget’s Hall – Rosebud
Wednesday, December 21
Thursday, December 29
Friday, December 30

Icimani Building – St. Francis
Monday, December 19
Thursday, December 22
Monday, December 26
Tuesday, December 27
Wednesday, December 28

No lunches will be served on December 20 or 23. For any questions or more information, please call Ben at 747-2361 or Jenny at 747-2436. The SFM, Parishes/Religious Education Program are not responsible for accidents, thefts, or injuries.