March 24, 2018 – Harrisburg High School Performing Art Center

Featuring Matt Maher

The Gift of Hope Fund supports people of all faiths, ages, and walks of life who experienced grief, despair, abuse, loss or pain of separation. All can receive help, hope, and healing from the ministry of Catholic Family Services. Concert-related expenses are financially sponsored or donated, allowing 100% of all proceeds to go to the benefit of the Gift of Hope Fund.


March for Life Blessing!

We’re excited to jump on the bus and start our pilgrimage to The March for Life! We began with Mass and Bishop Swain’s blessing!

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Sunday TV Mass - January 14, 2018

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

RSS Bishop’s Statements

  • 2017 White Mass Homily October 18, 2017
    Thank you for being with us today as we celebrate this “White Mass’ where we recognize, honor and pray for all those in the healing ministry of health care, Catholic and not. It is named the White Mass because of the tradition of wearing white garments, although that is less common these days. We priests […]

RSS Bishop’s Homilies

  • TV Mass Homily 01/14/20018 January 13, 2018
    “What are you looking for?” Jesus asked. It is a question we might ponder. The future disciples did not answer directly, probably because they did not know exactly. Yet they were searching for something more than the culture of the day offered and decided to check this Jesus out. My guess is that if we […]

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Catholic Radio Programs

Catholic Views – January 14, 2018

  We talk with F. Andrew Dickinson, chaplain of the Pius XII Newman Center at SDSU, about how his ministry is effecting not only students but life across the diocese.

Catholic Views – January 7, 2018

  We talk with Chris Motz, Executive Director of the South Dakota Catholic Conference about his work on behalf of the dioceses of Sioux Falls and Rapid City.


Ignition 343 – How to Read the Bible, Part I

  Dr. Chris introduces the Catholic Church’s approach to reading and understanding Sacred Scripture.

Ignition 342 – Noel, by JRR Tolkien

  Dr. Chris and Fr. Joseph Scholten discuss J.R.R. Tolkien’s Christmas poem, Noel.


RSS This Month’s Issue

  • January 2018
    Being nice is not a virtue: living out the real virtues  View this month’s edition of The Bishop’s Bulletin The post January 2018 appeared first on The Bishop's Bulletin.

RSS Bishop Swain’s Column

  • The future is before us and we can help shape it
    The beginning of a new year is often one of anticipation of a fresh start. There is excitement about the possibilities of what is to come but also for many a relief that the difficult past year has ended. Most of us harbor both thoughts: anticipation and relief. The past is what it is and […]

RSS Fr. Mike’s Column

  • We choose whether to bring light or darkness
    It was a day, it was a day like most of the days I live. I had things to do and places to go, just like most everyone. On this particular day, I had to drive to Sioux Falls, as happens, and so, after morning Mass, I hit the road. One of the things I […]