Catholic Family Services Upcoming Programs


Surviving Divorce
Brookings Area
Starting May 23,2017
Designed to bring hope and healing to men and women dealing with divorce or separation
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Grieving A Loss From Homicide
6-Week Program - June 6, 2017- July 18. 2017
A program for adults who have lost a loved one from the senseless crime of murder.
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Surviving Divorce
Sioux Falls Area
June 7-July 12, 2017
Designed to bring hope and healing to men and women dealing with divorce or separation.
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Timeline Photos

Our Totus Tuus missionaries had training and Mass with Bishop Swain today. Please pray for them as they begin their important work this summer.

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Plenary Indulgences - Commemoration of Fatima Apparitions

Monsignor Mangan tells us about how during this anniversary of the Fatima apparitions, the Apostolic…

Bishop's Statements

50th Jubilee Mother Marie Therese of the Child Jesus May 2017  
Posted: May 16, 2017, 3:09 pm


Bishop's Homilies

As we anticipate the Solemnities of the Ascension and Pentecost the next two week,  our readings hint at the glory that was to come upon the early Church which glory remains with us today if we tak...
Posted: May 22, 2017, 1:01 pm

PodCasts & Radio


Catholic Radio Programs

Catholic Views – May 21, 2017

  Joe Rutten and Brian Cooper join us to talk about the upcoming Catholic Men’s Business Fraternity annual conference.

Catholic Views – May 14, 2017

  Eric Gallagher joins us to talk about this summer’s diocesan youth events.


Ignition 313 – The Second Letter of St. Peter

  Dr. Chris and Fr. Andrew continue their occasional series on the books of the Bible with a look at St. Peter’s second letter: its background, its characteristics and its key themes.

Ignition 312 – Rediscovering our True Story

  Dr. Chris and Fr. Andrew discuss our culture’s loss of its sense of purpose & meaning… its story, and how it can rediscover its true story.


This Month's Issue

May2017Page1CoverA Special Moment: Six To be Ordained View This Month’s edition of The Bishop’s Bulletin
Posted: April 28, 2017, 9:04 pm

Bishop Swain's Column

Blessed are you when they insult you and persecute you and utter every kind of evil against you (falsely) because of me. Rejoice and be glad, for your reward will be great in heaven. (Mt 3:12) Rece...
Posted: April 28, 2017, 9:13 pm


Fr. Mike's Column

At some point in the year, the pastor of a parish finds himself getting the church building ready for Ash Wednesday. The ashes are found hiding in the back of the sacristy cabinet and the container...
Posted: April 28, 2017, 9:15 pm


Bulletin Extras

Bulletin Headlines

Local News - Diocesan Events

Rachel’s Vineyard retreat being offered

Posted: May 10, 2017, 5:12 pm
Recitation of the rosary planned

Posted: May 10, 2017, 5:07 pm