Bishop Paul J. Swain invites you to help support our ministries of the diocese this year during our 2018 Catholic Family Sharing Appeal.


Sunday TV Mass - February 18, 2018

Sunday TV Mass for the First Sunday of Lent.

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Sunday TV Mass - February 18, 2018

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

RSS Bishop’s Statements

  • Guidelines for Liturgical Celebrations during the Flu Season February 11, 2018
    In light of expressed concerns during this flu season over the possible spreading of the influenza virus through direct, physical contact, the following guidelines related to the Sacred Liturgy are offered to guide local decisions and encourage catechesis of the faithful: View Full Statement The post Guidelines for Liturgical Celebrations during the Flu Season appeared […]

RSS Bishop’s Homilies

  • TV Mass Homily 02/18/2018 February 17, 2018
    Let us join in prayer for those victims, families and others touched by the horrendous school shooting in Florida this past week. May Our Lady as sorrowful mother console and walk with them. We are in the season of Lent when we are called to reflect on our lives and our behaviors, in preparation for […]

Upcoming Diocesan Events

  1. Worldwide Marriage Encounter

    February 23 - February 25
  2. Living with Chronic Illness

    March 6 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  3. Catholic Conversations – Holy Spirit

    March 10 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
  4. Retrouvaille

    March 16 @ 6:00 pm - March 18 @ 3:00 pm
  5. It’s Great to Be You

    March 22 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

PodCasts & Radio


Catholic Radio Programs

Catholic Views – February 18, 2018

  A conversation with Dr. Chris Burgwald on the concept of “accompaniment” and how it might help us during the season of Lent.

Catholic Views – February 11, 2018

  A conversation with one of our favorite guests this time of year-Deacon John Devlin, Global Fellow for Catholic Relief Services.


Ignition 345 – From Pastor’s Wife to Catholic Laywoman: Shayna’s Story

  Dr. Chris interviews Shayna Tews about her journey into the Catholic Church.

Ignition 344 – How to Read the Bible, Part II

  Dr. Chris continues his series explaining the Catholic Church’s approach to reading and understanding Sacred Scripture, focusing on the human authors’ intent.


RSS This Month’s Issue

  • February 2018
    Catholic Family Sharing Appeal. One Faith. One Family. View this month’s edition of The Bishop’s Bulletin The post February 2018 appeared first on The Bishop's Bulletin.

RSS Bishop Swain’s Column

  • Stop and listen to discover the presence of God
    In the Broadway musical My Fair Lady, Eliza Doolittle in frustration sings: “words, words, words. I’m so sick of words. I get words all day through. If you’re in love show me.” This entertaining plea of course is not a theological proposition, but if we love the Lord we too should show Him not just […]

RSS Fr. Mike’s Column

  • This is the desert of Lent
    During the Octave of Christmas, I had an interesting conversation with someone who thought that the date of Easter should be fixed, “just like Christmas.” The date would be fixed and then Easter could fall on any day of the week, “just like Christmas.” I asked if she would be comfortable having Easter fall on, […]