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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.



Parish Activities & Christmas Mass Schedule

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PARISH ACTIVITIES

Sunday, December 11
Celebration of Baptisms
◦ 9am Mass – St. Bridget’s, Rosebud
◦ 11:30am Mass – St. Charles, Saint Francis

Celebration of Birthdays
◦ After 9am Mass – St. Bridget’s, Rosebud

Sunday, December 18
Celebration of Birthdays
◦ 11:30am Mass – St. Charles, Saint Francis

Sunday, December 18
Community Christmas Dinner
◦ 4pm – St. Bridget’s, Rosebud

Wednesday, December 21
Community Christmas Dinner
◦ 5pm – Spring Creek

Thursday, December 22
Community Christmas Dinner
◦ 6pm – St. Agnes, Parmelee

MASS SCHEDULE

Saturday, December 24 – Christmas Eve
◦ 5pm – St. Agnes, Parmelee
◦ 9pm – St. Bridget’s, Rosebud
◦ Midnight – St. Charles, Saint Francis

Sunday, December 25 – Christmas Day
◦ 9am – St. Bridget’s, Rosebud
◦ 11:30am – St. Charles, Saint Francis



November 12-Hour Family Recovery Program

Date: Tuesday, November 29, 2016
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.



October 12-Hour Family Recovery Program

Date: Tuesday, October 25, 2016
Time: 9:00am to 4:00pm
Place: Icimani Ya Waste’ Recovery Center, St. Francis, S.D.

Family REcovery ProgramThe 12-Hour Family Recovery Program is facilitated by local native people who live on the reservation. The program includes video clips and live role plays and is structured to meet the needs of those family members who are living on the reservation.

Family members will learn:

• The side effects that drugs and alcohol have on the body and emotions.
• The process of addiction and relapse.
• Will learn about twelve step programs and other healthy ways designed for those who are affected by drugs and alcohol.
• Learn different ways that will help family members cope and maintain a less stressful life while coping with a person who is using drugs or alcohol.
• The how and why alcoholism or drug addiction is a family disease.
• About Co-dependency and have a greater understanding about the issues that surround the
Co-dependent family member.
• How to overcome these family roles and dynamics in a healthy way in order to bring about a healthier family structure.
• Effective communication, listening and observing skills
• Co-dependency and enabling conduct and its role in the addiction cycle and in family structure.
• Including more information related to families and their well –being.

For applications or questions, contact:

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