Faith Briefs for May 12

Salad luncheon is Tuesday in Tracy

Members of the United Methodist Women in Tracy are sponsoring a spring salad luncheon from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday at the church at Second and Morgan streets. Included on the menu are assorted salads, French bread, assorted bars and a beverage. Tickets are $7 each and are available at the door. Proceeds will be used for women’s and children’s missions. The public is invited to attend.

TLCS to have spring musical

True Light Christian School invites the public to its spring musical, “Life School Musical.” It is a lively exploration for the keys to life. Performances are by the K-6 students are at 7 p.m. May 18 and 19 in the gymnasium at 601 E. College Drive.

Buffalo Ridge Chorale to present concert June 4 in Tyler

The Buffalo Ridge Chorale will present a spring concert titled “A Sense of Place” at 4 p.m. Sunday, June 4, at Danebod Lutheran Church, Tyler. The musical selections exemplify why people are attached to places they love. Admission is $8 and children age 14 and younger are free. After the performance a light supper will be served in the folk school on the Danebod campus.

This activity is funded in part with a grant from the Southwest Minnesota Arts Council made possible by the voters of Minnesota thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.

Catholic Daughters of the Americas have Convention

The Minnesota Catholic Daughters of the Americas had their 47th Biennial State Convention April 21-22 in Crookston.

Members from throughout the State of Minnesota gathered for the event at the Crookston Inn and the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Crookston. The theme of the event was “Sing of the Lord’s Goodness.” The Convention was hosted by Court Bishop Schenk #2010 from Crookston. Jean LaJesse serves as the local Regent and Co-chair of Convention.

Margee Keller, Crookston, State Regent of the Minnesota Catholic Daughters of the Americas, presided over the meetings. Bishop Michael Hoeppner, Diocese of Crookston, serves as the state chaplain. The business meeting took place on both days. The 50-year plus members and new JCDA court from Perham were honored at a Saturday luncheon along with other awards. Special honorees chosen by the state board for this convention were Patt Johnson, Pipestone and Phyllis Novak, Fergus Falls.

Special greetings were brought by the Crookston city administrator, The Crookston Chamber of Commerce, The Care and Share, the Knights of Columbus, along with special guests from the Catholic Daughters including Vickie Feist, Worthy Second Vice National Regent.

The newly elected officers for 2017-2019 are Evonne Seivert, Marshall as state regent; Marlys Knuth, Slayton as first vice regent, Mary Pufall, Moorhead as state secretary, Jackie Svenby, Medford as state treasurer. Father Mark Steffl, Redwood Falls was appointed the state chaplain. They were installed by the Rev. Vincent Miller, rector at the Cathedral, at the Saturday afternoon mass at the Cathedral. On Friday evening a memorial service took place to honor deceased members.

Attending from Marshall were officers: Pam Pavot, Kathy Eveslage, Sharon Kinker, Mary Carstenson and Arlene Lesewski. Members attending were: Madonna Cinkle, Louise VanLeeuwe, Lois Novosad, Jackie Doom, Joyce Persoon and Diane Doom.

GriefShare starts Wednesday

GriefShare support sessions starting at Holy Redeemer: No matter where you are in your grief journey, we welcome you to GriefShare sessions. Meetings start at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays starting May 17 in the Gathering Space at Holy Redeemer Church. Call Dorothy at 401-0601, Gerri 530-1418 or Jason 829-9487 for more information.

Car wash fundraiser is May 19

The Catholic Heart Work Camp and Franciscan LEAD youth will have a car wash fundraiser from 3:30-6:30 p.m. Friday, May 19, at Lockwood’s Shine Center. (Even if you have a pre-paid car wash, the youth still get $2/car.)

Hot dogs will be served with a free-will donation.


Yard work done for donation

The youth attending Catholic Heart Work Camp/Steubenville Conference are willing to do spring yard work or windows for a free-will donation.

Contact the Holy Redeemer Faith Formation Office at 532-3602.