News - Canonization process to begin for Nicholas Black Elk

On Saturday, October 21, 2017, Bishop Robert Gruss will begin the Canonization process for Lakota Holy Man Nicholas Black Elk by celebrating Mass on the campus of Red Cloud Indian School in Pine Ridge, South Dakota.

The celebration will be a truly historical moment for the Diocese of Rapid City.

Interested in learning more?

New! Read about Black Elk from "America: The Jesuit Review"

Read about the life of Nicholas Black Elk


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