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This Month in History

April – “Wihákakta cépapi wi”

Today in History #BMLM

April 10, 1883 — First baptism by a diocesan priest, Fr. Francis Craft followed immediately by the first marriage.

April 12, 1886 —  First baptism by a Jesuit priest, Fr. John Jutz, SJ.


April 20, 1961 — The annual carnival was held in the new gym.


April 23, 1922 — First First Communion class in Sacred Heart Church at White River, SD.

April 29, 1890 — A site was chosen for a church at St. Francis, SD. Up to then a large room in the main building had been set aside for a chapel.