Back by popular demand, the 2019 Gift of Hope Concert is bringing back Mark Schultz!

March 23, 2019
O’Gorman High School Performing Arts Center
Two Shows:
3:00 & 7:00 PM



Jennifer Fulwiler is coming back to the diocese!!! 🥳 Ladies you can see her at Beloved: A Women’s Conference. Get registered at

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You Are Helping Create Disciples - The Bishop's Bulletin

The programs, activities and events supported by the Catholic Family Sharing Appeal are making better and more disciples in the Diocese of Sioux..

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Sunday TV Mass - February 17, 2019 - The Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time

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

RSS Bishop’s Statements

  • New Housing Arrangements: Presentation Sisters of the Blessed Virgin Mary January 17, 2019
    At the request of Sister Janice Klein, PBVM, President of the Presentation Sisters, I am writing to inform the clergy of plans regarding their ministry that the Presentation Sisters will soon be announcing publicly. The Presentation Sisters, whose ministry in Dakota Territory predates Pope Leo XIII’s decree creating the Diocese of Sioux Falls, have been […]

RSS Bishop’s Homilies

  • TV Mass Homily 02/17/2019 February 16, 2019
    Blunt is the word that comes to mind to describe today’s readings. The Lord through the prophet Jeremiah declares, “Cursed is the one who trusts in human beings, blessed is the one who trusts in the Lord.” St. Paul writes the Corinthians, “If for this life only we have hoped in Christ, we are the […]

Upcoming Diocesan Events

  1. Grieving the Loss of a Child

    February 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  2. Grieving the Loss of a Child

    March 5 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  3. Grieving the Loss of a Child

    March 12 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  4. Grieving the Loss of a Child

    March 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  5. Diocesan Youth Rally – Aberdeen

    March 24 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

PodCasts & Radio


Catholic Radio Programs

Catholic Views – February 17, 2019

  We are joined by Grammy-winning recording artist Mark Schultz for a fun conversation about his life, his music and the upcoming Gift of Hope concert benefiting Catholic Family Services.

Catholic Views – February 10, 2019

  We are joined by Fr. Larry Richards to talk about his upcoming parish mission at Holy Spirit in Sioux Falls.


Ignition 363 – It is what it is

  Dr. Chris and guest cohost Chris Motz discuss the fact that reality isn’t what I want it to be, but is a gift to us from God.

Ignition 362 – Called to Communion

  Dr. Chris and guest co-host Chris Motz discuss the meaning of authentic friendship, communion and brotherhood, and what that means for us as Christians.


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RSS Bishop Swain’s Column

  • Trust in Jesus Christ and the power of prayer
    When we face significant transitions in life we often look back with wistful memories. As I near retirement as your bishop, I have started looking back with wistful memories of all that has transpired over these twelve plus years. They include many blessings including so many of you and your generosity in so many ways, […]

RSS Fr. Mike’s Column

  • Finding our balanced heart reveals the wonder of Christ
    Years ago I was walking the dusty roads in Afghanistan, and I had a thought. It was hot, really hot, and as I walked, sweatless in the desert heat, I began to think about winter and how nice winter can be, cold and brisk; how walking in winter can be such an invigorating experience. I […]