240 W. Vermont Avenue, Salem, SD 57058


St. Mary, Help of Christians, Catholic Church

Pastor: Rev. Martin E. Lawrence

Parish/School Administrative Assistant: Darlene Gross

Mailing Address: PO Box 308, Salem, SD 57058 Fax: 605-425-3310

St. Mary Catholic School: Linda Merkwan, Principal

Mailing Address: Po Box 40, Salem, SD 57058

Mass Times

Saturday: 5:00 pm

Sunday: 10:00 am & 12:00 pm (Latin)

Summer Days: Monday - Thursday 8:10 am

At Nursing Home: Thursday 1:30 pm

First Saturday's: 10:30 am

Holy Days of Obligation: as announced

Sacrament of Penance

Saturday: 345 - 4:45 pm

Sunday: 11:30 - 11:45 am

Anytime: By appointment

Music/Liturgical Ministry: Lisa Muth

Sacristan: Jim McCormick

Sacristan: Joanne Schneider

Home bound Ministry: Geralyn Sherman

Parish School of Religion: John Streff

Prayer Chain: Julieann Reif: 605.421.0514

Grounds/Maintenance: Joe VanHout

Baptism: Instruction required, contact parish priest.

Marriage: Instruction required, contact parish priest at least 6 months in advance. No weddings during Advent or Lent.

Pastoral Care of the Sick: Contact parish priest to receive the Sacraments of Penance and Anointing of the Sick before surgery or going to the hospital.