Join us in celebrating the ordinations of Michael Kapperman and Rev. Mr. Timothy Cone on May 30th and 31st.

Thursday, May 30

11:00 AM- 1:00PM
Cathedral of Saint Joseph

Friday, May 31

11:00 AM- 1:00PM
Cathedral of Saint Joseph

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Beloved: A Women's Conference

We are having so much fun preparing for Beloved that we just had to start the party early. 🥳 Check out our Beloved playlist on Spotify! ‍..

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Sunday TV Mass - May 19, 2019 - Fifth Sunday of Easter

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

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  • The 100th Anniversary of the Dedication of the Cathedral of Saint Joseph May 3, 2019
    Today we celebrate the 100th anniversary of the dedication of this Cathedral of St. Joseph and it prods us to ponder what does this Cathedral mean to us. It is especially poignant with the fire that recently happened at the Cathedral of Notre Dame in France which brought forth for me heavy memories of the […]

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  • TV Mass Homily 05/12/2019 May 11, 2019
    This is Good Shepherd Sunday. What image comes to mind when you think of a shepherd; probably a pleasant one. Green pastures, gentle breezes, sheep grazing peacefully on the hillside; or shepherds kneeling at the manger before the baby Jesus. The fact is that the life of a shepherd was hardly comfortable or easy, and […]

Upcoming Events

May
30
Thu
11:00 am Ordination to the Diaconate @ Cathedral of St. Joseph
Ordination to the Diaconate @ Cathedral of St. Joseph
May 30 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
The Ordination of Michael Kapperman to the Order of the Diaconate will take place on Thursday, May 30 at 11:00 AM at the Cathedral of Saint Joseph in Sioux Falls.
May
31
Fri
11:00 am Ordination to the Priesthood @ Cathedral of St. Joseph
Ordination to the Priesthood @ Cathedral of St. Joseph
May 31 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
The Ordination of Rev. Mr. Timothy Cone to the Priesthood will take place on Friday, May 31 at 11:00 AM at the Cathedral of Saint Joseph in Sioux Falls.
Jun
3
Mon
7:00 am Bishop’s Charity Fishing Tournam...
Bishop’s Charity Fishing Tournam...
Jun 3 @ 7:00 am – 5:00 pm
This year marks the 23rd Annual Bishop’s Fishing Tournament! This year’s tournaments will take place once again at Big Stone Lake in Big Stone City, SD and the Oahe Downstream Recreational Area in Pierre, SD. Your participation in these fishing tournaments helps support the funding of seminarian education in our diocese. Their education averages $41,550[...]
Jun
4
Tue
6:30 pm Grieving A Loss From Homicide
Grieving A Loss From Homicide
Jun 4 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Grieving a loss from homicide is a six week program beginning June 4, 2019 for adults who have lost a loved one from the tragic and senseless crime of a murder. The program will be held at Catholic Family Services in Sioux Falls, SD. This loss has a unique intensity that requires special and educational[...]
Jun
10
Mon
7:00 am Bishop’s Charity Fishing Tournam...
Bishop’s Charity Fishing Tournam...
Jun 10 @ 7:00 am – 5:00 pm
This year marks the 23rd Annual Bishop’s Fishing Tournament! This year’s tournaments will take place once again at Big Stone Lake in Big Stone City, SD and the Oahe Downstream Recreational Area in Pierre, SD. Your participation in these fishing tournaments helps support the funding of seminarian education in our diocese. Their education averages $41,550[...]
Jun
11
Tue
6:00 pm Camp Sydney
Camp Sydney
Jun 11 @ 6:00 pm – Jun 13 @ 11:00 am
Catholic Family Services will be offering a Grief Camp for Youth and their Families at Broom Tree Retreat Center, beginning at 6:00 pm June 11 until 11:00 am June 13, 2019. This 2 day camp will include fun activities, discussion and support.  The Grief Camp is non-denominational and is offered free of charge. Call[...]
Jun
15
Sat
8:30 am Beloved: A Women’s Conference
Beloved: A Women’s Conference
Jun 15 @ 8:30 am – 6:00 pm
Beloved is an opportunity for women, who do so much to serve their families, churches and communities, to rest and receive. Our desire is for you to leave refreshed and renewed, reminded of who you are and whose you are. Experience a joyful day filled with inspirational speakers, moving times of prayer, and fun with[...]
Jun
18
Tue
6:30 pm Grieving A Loss From Homicide
Grieving A Loss From Homicide
Jun 18 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Grieving a loss from homicide is a six week program beginning June 4, 2019 for adults who have lost a loved one from the tragic and senseless crime of a murder. The program will be held at Catholic Family Services in Sioux Falls, SD. This loss has a unique intensity that requires special and educational[...]
Jun
25
Tue
6:30 pm Grieving A Loss From Homicide
Grieving A Loss From Homicide
Jun 25 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Grieving a loss from homicide is a six week program beginning June 4, 2019 for adults who have lost a loved one from the tragic and senseless crime of a murder. The program will be held at Catholic Family Services in Sioux Falls, SD. This loss has a unique intensity that requires special and educational[...]

PodCasts & Radio

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Catholic Radio Programs

Catholic Views – May 26, 2019

  It’s Memorial Day Weekend coming up, so we visit with a Veteran from our office, Chris Motz, who also is the Director of the South Dakota Catholic Conference.

Catholic Views – May 19, 2019

  We visit with Gene Young, retiring managing editor of the Bishop’s Bulletin, about his 19 years serving the Diocese of Sioux Falls.

Podcasts

Ignition 367 – Poetry and Evangelization

  Dr. Chris and guest cohost Fr. Tyler Mattson discuss how poetry can help evangelize, using an example from one well-known English poet.

Ignition 366 – Predestination!

  Dr. Chris and guest cohost Fr. Tyler Mattson discuss the truth about predestination and how, contrary to popular belief, it is a beautiful and consoling teaching.

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RSS Bishop Swain’s Column

  • The importance of prayer at the center of our lives
    As I near the end of my privileged time as Bishop of Sioux Falls I continue to share with you themes that have guided me as reflected in my columns in The Bishop’s Bulletin over the years. Below are two edited columns on the importance of prayer at the center of our lives and the […]

RSS Fr. Mike’s Column

  • Rejoice, let Mother Church also rejoice
    We gathered in Easter darkness around a fire and lit a candle that will carry the fire of this Holy Night throughout the year. We carried the candle inside and lit many, many candles from this one flame, this one light, until the inside of the church was aglow with our baptismal light. Bathed in […]