- Jan 22, 2020
Father Tom Hartman’s first call was as a father. His second was as a Catholic priest.
Bishop Robert D. Gruss of Rapid City said Chief Nicholas W. Black Elk’s life as a dedicated catechist, spiritual leader and guide “inspired many to live for Christ by his own story.” Black Elk was born sometime between 1858 and 1866. He died Aug. 19, 1950, at Pine Ridge. With the formal opening of his cause, Black Elk now has the title “servant of God.”
Jim Kinyon, executive director of South Dakota’s Catholic Social Services, has said that the legislation attempts to ensure the state doesn’t discriminate against faith-based organizations for their “sincerely held” beliefs.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The mayor of Sioux Falls said the city will not paint over religious messages that parochial school students put on city-owned snow plow blades unless it is legally forced to do so. Mayor Mike Huether told KELO-AM radio on Tuesday that the city is holding firm
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Two private schools in Sioux Falls have been asked to repaint city-owned snow plow blades after a group complained about student artwork with religious themes. Students at Lutheran High School and Sioux Falls Lutheran School painted the plows for the city’s Paint the Plows program. The