Statement from the Roman Catholic Bishops of South Dakota
Introducing the South Dakota Catholic Conference.

The Most Reverend Robert D. Gruss, Bishop of Rapid City, and the Most Reverend Paul J. Swain, Bishop of Sioux Falls announce their intention to establish the South Dakota Catholic Conference (SDCC). The Conference will serve as the official voice of the bishops of South Dakota on issues of public policy, providing explanations of Church teaching and their practical application.

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One Faith. One Family.

One Faith. One Family. Catholic Family Sharing Appeal 2017 This theme underscores the truth that ou…

Bishop's Statements

It is a privilege to have this opportunity to share in this interfaith remembrance of the Four Chaplains. Sadly in our day history is not studied as it ought to be, both to learn from the successes...
Posted: February 21, 2017, 4:36 pm


Bishop's Homilies

“Be perfect just as your heavenly Father is perfect” Jesus challenges his disciples and us as we continue to hear the Sermon on the Mount. The first reading from Leviticus also sets forth that call...
Posted: February 18, 2017, 11:33 pm

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Catholic Radio Programs

  Our guest this week is Deacon John Devlin who ministers to St. Michael parish in Sioux Falls and serves as a Global Fellow for Catholic Relief Services.
Posted: February 16, 2017, 11:01 pm
  Our guests this week are Fr. James Morgan and Melinda North. We discuss ways to live a life of stewardship in light of the upcoming Catholic Family Sharing Appeal.
Posted: February 10, 2017, 7:51 pm



  Dr. Chris and Fr. Andrew discuss the different ways that our communities and our networks benefit us.
Posted: February 22, 2017, 11:06 pm
  Dr. Chris and Fr. Andrew discuss the Beatitudes and the universal call to holiness.
Posted: February 15, 2017, 8:03 pm


This Month's Issue

2017FebruaryCover“One Faith. One Family.” This month’s issue features The 2017 Catholic Family Sharing Appeal. View this months Bishop’s Bulletin
Posted: January 31, 2017, 6:06 pm

Bishop Swain's Column

Publisher’s note: “The elections are behind us and those elected have now assumed office. Sadly the incivility and lack of respect both for persons and the common good has continued unabated to the...
Posted: January 31, 2017, 6:12 pm


Fr. Mike's Column

So, as I am sure you are aware, it rained on Christmas Day. I know that Bing taught us to dream of a White Christmas, but none of us had any idea how to deal with a wet one. I stood in my parents’ ...
Posted: January 31, 2017, 6:13 pm


Bulletin Extra's

Bulletin Headlines

Bishop Swain hosts seminarians during semester break
Posted: February 3, 2017, 7:14 pm
Permanent diaconate candidates instituted as lectors
Posted: January 12, 2017, 8:24 pm
Students pitch in to help those in need
Posted: January 1, 2017, 10:34 pm
Huntimer students dazzle in Christmas Program
Posted: January 1, 2017, 10:32 pm

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