Adult Faith Formation

Our Lady of the Black Hills offers several Adult Faith Formation opportunities:

RCIA – Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults (Classes to learn more about/join the Catholic Church)

Visit Becoming Catholic  to learn more. Offered Tuesday evenings from 6:30-8 PM. Individuals seeking to learn about the Catholic Church, desiring to receive the Sacrament of Confirmation, or Catholics wanting to learn more about the Church are invited to attend weekly education and faith sharing. Please feel free to attend and learn more about the faith, there is no obligation to join the Church. Contact the office with questions at 605-787-5168. 

Bible Studies

Early Bird Bible Study: Mondays at 7:30 AM in the library, led by Duane Riedlinger

'Just Men' Bible Study: Thursdays at 9 AM in the St. Joseph's Hall kitchen (upstairs), this study covers the upcoming weekend's readings including reflection and discussion. This study is led by Dave Allardyce.

Women's Bible Study: Thursdays at 9 AM in the parish hall. All women are welcome to join us as we delve into the rich history of the Catholic faith thorugh the readings for the upcoming weekend's Masses with emphasis on the historical setting, culture of the time, and doctrine of each reading. The study is led by Shawna Hanson. 

For questions or to contact the Bible Study leaders please call the office at 605-787-5168.

Teaching Tuesdays

The fourth Tuesday of each month; all are welcome to attend lectures on various topics from invited speakers. Lectures are from 6:30-7:30 PM. Feel free to come to one or all sessions!

Theology on Tap

Join us the first Monday of the month (the second Monday if the first is a holiday) at Neighbors Grub and Pub in Summerset from 7:15-9:15 PM. Theology on Tap is a speaker series open to young adults in the 20s and 30s to learn more about the Catholic faith and to grow in fellowship. Visit Theology on Tap to view upcoming speakers. Contact Amy with questions at 605-787-5168.

Small Group Studies

Small group learning opportunities are offered throughout the year. Watch the bulletin for upcoming study topics and to register. We look forward to growing in faith with you.

Catholics Returning Home Program

For adults interested in returning to the Catholic church. There is no charge and no need to register. Contact Deacon Greg Sass at 605-939-0579 for more information.

At Prayer with Mary

A small group will meet to learn and discuss scripture, Catholic teaching, personal testimonies, and Marian prayer including the Rosary. Renew your appreciation of Mary's place in today's world, where she, as always, points the way to Christ. Seven sessions led by Jean Hohm on the life and mystery of Mary will take place on Tuesdays from 6-7:30 PM in St. Joseph's Hall beginning on September 21. Call Amy at 605-787-5168 for more details.

The Turning Point - Gospel of John

The Turning Point is a nine-session Bible study experience that is perfect for people who want to get to know Jesus in the Scriptures but don't know where to start. This study will introduce you to the people and stories in the Gospel of John that you won't find anywhere else in the Bible. The people in these stories were transformed by their encounters with Jesus. By attending you will encounter Jesus in a personal way and develop a deeper relationship with him that will transform your everyday life. Contact Amy for more information, 605-787-5168.

To REGISTER for The Turning Point or At Prayer with Mary, please fill out the form below:

Adult Faith Formation 2021-2022








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