Life is Good! is a Diocesan Respect Life Conference to celebrate the joy and dignity of human life at all stages. First and foremost, we must recognize this in our own lives and live in such a way that reveals the true goodness and joy of life. This day will take a comprehensive approach to the prolife conversation and invite participants to consider how they might live life more abundantly and how to effectively invite others to do the same. We will also discuss what this means as active citizens and what Humanae Vitae, in celebration of its 50th Anniversary, has to say to the prolife movement.


The theme for this year’s Diocesan Youth Rallies is The Truth Shall Set You Free. These rallies will take place on three different dates at..

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The Marian Apostolate will host the Blessing of Animals on the Feast of Saint Francis of Assisi! Mark your calendars for two weeks from today,..

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

RSS Bishop’s Statements

  • Mass of Healing for the Victims of Abuse Homily September 15, 2018
    We come together today on this Memorial of Our Lady of Sorrows to pray for healing and forgiveness, penance and reparation, mindful of the horror of sexual abuse in all its evil forms, but especially of children. A major reason we must do so is that in the midst of all the recent turmoil in […]

RSS Bishop’s Homilies

  • TV Mass Homily 09/16/2018 September 15, 2018
    ‘Who do others say that I am’ Jesus asked the disciples. They responded some say John the Baptist, or Elijah or one of the prophets. If Jesus had been John the Baptist he would have been limited as an instructor in moral living, as Elijah only a mystical leader though close to God, and as […]

Upcoming Diocesan Events

  1. Discipleship Day – To Do Your Will Is My Delight

    September 21 @ 6:30 am - September 22 @ 4:30 pm
  2. Surviving Divorce-Sioux Falls

    September 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  3. Finance Fall Meeting Aberdeen

    September 27 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
  4. Surviving Divorce-Sioux Falls

    October 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  5. Finance Fall Meeting Sioux Falls

    October 2 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm

PodCasts & Radio


Catholic Radio Programs

Catholic Views – September 16, 2018

  We are joined by Justin Falon of Catholic Family Services to talk about suicide prevention month.

Catholic Views – September 9, 2018

  We are joined by Dr. Chris Burgwald and Eric Gallagher with an update on this month’s Discipleship Day event.


Ignition 353 – The Case for Jesus, Part V

  Dr. Chris and Fr. Joseph continue their occasional series on Dr. Brant Pitre’s book, The Case for Jesus, and its importance of us as disciples today.

Ignition 352 – The Case for Jesus, Part IV

  Dr. Chris and Fr. Joseph continue their occasional series on Dr. Brant Pitre’s book, The Case for Jesus, and its importance of us as disciples today.


RSS This Month’s Issue

  • September 2018
    To Do Your Will is My Delight: Missionary Discipleship Alive in Eastern South Dakota View this month’s edition of The Bishop’s Bulletin The post September 2018 appeared first on The Bishop's Bulletin.

RSS Bishop Swain’s Column

  • Jesus is the salve for hurt and the instrument of healing
    The tragedy of child sexual abuse by clergy has sadly been raised up again with the release of a report from the the Attorney General of Pennsylvania made worse by documented lack of attention or intentional cover-up by some bishops. This is compounded by the revelation that former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick violated children and abused […]

RSS Fr. Mike’s Column

  • Remembering where food comes from
    I have been thinking about food a lot lately; and it is not just because I am hungry. The last month we have been listening to the “Bread of Life Discourses” from John’s Gospel at Sunday Mass, so homily preparation has been making me think about food, but also, a few events have focused my […]