This Month in History
April – “Wihákakta cépapi wi”
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.