Reservation’s summer camps combine Bible study, Lakota cultural lessons

By Abbey Jaroma Catholic News Service WASHINGTON (CNS) — Every summer hundreds of kids on the Rosebud Indian Reservation in south-central South Dakota participate in a day camp where they learn about God and their Lakota culture. This camp is run through St. Francis Mission, which is an outreach ministry headed by the Society of…

The bishops of St. Cloud

Nov. 15, 2013, edition By Jennifer Janikula For The Visitor When the Diocese of St. Cloud was established in 1889, central Minnesota was still considered part of America’s western frontier. Forest and prairie dominated the landscape. Bears and coyotes outnumbered people. Existing roads were more like trails and impassable most of the year. One prelate,…