In early June, organizers from the Diocese of Duluth announced that this year’s Camp Survive has been canceled, due to the fact that the state of Minnesota had not yet given permission for camps to reopen their facilities for overnight camps. Prayer team and junior counselor applicants were being notified.
Father Jeremy Bock celebrated the third anniversary of his ordination to the priesthood during the weekly Blessed Sacrament Parish staff meeting June 9. The celebration was limited to staff only in order to maintain social distancing and gathering capacity. Gloves, tongs, and sanitizer were used for the safe distribution of treats.
The Knights of Columbus Council No. 6791 awarded Bryton Kukowski from St. Raphael Church the 2020-21 Student Scholarship. Kukowski is planning a career in psychology and pre-occupational therapy at the University of Wisconsin-Superior. The council also worked on flower bed weeding and cleaned up the grounds around St. Raphael’s parish, had members scrape and restain the St. Raphael’s Parish sign at the corner of Midway and Seville Road, and organized a yard clean-up at a Senior KC member’s house. On June 9, the council received the Colombian Award.