Wellness + Community + Leadership

Our Mission

To promote a healthy Catholic Church, and address the difficult issues the Lakota people face. Each and every Mission program is designed to further Lakota leadership and champion Lakota and Catholic values.

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We’re pursuing many innovative initiatives to address the immediate needs of those on the Rosebud Reservation while simultaneously building foundations for prosperous futures of our people. Here’s what we’ve been up to recently.

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Our Programs


12-Hour Family Recovery Program

Dental Clinic

Free dental clinic operating on the Rosebud Reservation.

Lakota Studies

Dedicated to preserving the language and heritage of the Lakota people

Sapa Un Catholic Academy

Faith-based dual-language school on the Rosebud Reservation

Religious Education

Release-time religious education in four communities and after-school program in two.


An important resource for historians, ethnographers, anthropologists, and artists.

With your support our work to empower the lakota will continue


Youth Group delivers treats to surrounding programs

The SFM Youth group made early Valentine's day cupcakes and cards. The treats were delivered to the elders, RST Ambulance service staff, IHS ER staff, and the Spotted Tail Crisis Center. Thank you to one of our youth group members, Mackenzie and her mom. Thank you to...

SFM youth group collaborates with RST Wiconi Wakan

"We would like to thank Wiconi Wakan & Alicia for inviting us to collaborate with them for the activities for the youth of the Rosebud. We donated 1000 candy bags from the SFM Youth Group for Valentine's Day! Thank you to Wicahpi, Bree and Micheal for working hard...

Clothing donations & Museum visit.

Thank you to our friends Don, Wendy, Brad and Carol from Minnesota! They delivered 2 pick up truck loads of winter jackets and other clothing. We will distribute those items soon at a date to be announced. They also enjoyed a tour of the Buechel Memorial Lakota Museum...