The 44th Annual March for Life will take place on Friday, January 27, 2017. The Diocese of Sioux Falls will be participating in the March and invites you to come along. The pilgrimage will include participation in the March, the Catholic youth rally, some free time to visit sites at our Nation’s Capital, and time at the National Basilica. Visit our Youth Page for more information.


Nine Days For Life

Wishing you could be headed to the March for Life next week? Consider praying along with us! Join the #9daysforlife by signing up for the daily..

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Sunday TV Mass - January 8, 2017

The Sunday TV Mass is produced and broadcast weekly by the Catholic Diocese of Sioux Falls. Our goal…

Bishop's Statements

We come together this Veterans Day to remember those living and dead who have sacrificed in defense of liberty and in loving concern for others and to remember those who supported them in and out o...
Posted: November 11, 2016, 10:40 pm


Bishop's Homilies

“Here I am Lord, I come to do your will,” the psalmist sings. We are now praying in what the Church liturgical calendar calls Ordinary Time, having last week ended the season of Christmas. The Chur...
Posted: January 15, 2017, 12:00 am

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Catholic Radio Programs

  The anniversary of the 1973 Row v. Wade decision to legalize abortion in the United States is this coming week. We talk with Chad Campbell, Executive Director of the Bishop Dudley Hospitality House, about how being aware of the entire scope of the dignity of life has inspired many to reach out to homeless […]
Posted: January 19, 2017, 7:35 pm
  This week’s guest is Daryl Thuringer, the newly appointed Delegate for Discipleship & Evangelization and Director of Parish Services.
Posted: January 12, 2017, 5:58 pm



  Dr. Chris and Fr. Andrew discuss the importance and office of the diocesan bishop.
Posted: January 18, 2017, 9:00 am
    Dr. Chris and Fr. Andrew discuss the importance of being patient with yourself and with God in your spiritual growth.
Posted: January 11, 2017, 5:34 pm


This Month's Issue

2017_january_cover“Opening The Gate” This months issue features the sacrament of baptism. View this months Bishop’s Bulletin
Posted: January 1, 2017, 8:17 pm

Bishop Swain's Column

After the Magi had left, the angel of the Lord appeared to Joseph in a dream and said, “Rise and take the child and his mother, flee to Egypt, and stay there until I tell you. Herod is going to sea...
Posted: January 1, 2017, 8:25 pm


Fr. Mike's Column

For the last four months, I have been reflecting on the five regrets often felt by those who are dying as they have been identified by hospice nurses. The first regret is: “I wish I had let myself ...
Posted: January 1, 2017, 8:28 pm


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