March 24, 2018 – Harrisburg High School Performing Art Center

Featuring Matt Maher

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Mass for Life

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March for Life pilgrims are getting close to home! We are so proud to have the Diocese of Sioux Falls represented at this momentous event. Words..

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Sunday TV Mass - January 21, 2018

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

RSS Bishop’s Statements

  • Mass for Life Homily January 22, 2018
    Day of Prayer for the Legal Protection of Unborn Children Today we come together to pray on the 45th anniversary of the decision by the United States Supreme Court to sanction abortion basically at any time and for basically any reason. It is a flawed sense of freedom. Saint John Paul II taught us that […]

RSS Bishop’s Homilies

  • TV Mass Homily 01/21/2018 January 21, 2018
    “Repent and believe in the Gospel. The Kingdom of God is at hand.” These are the first words Jesus speaks in the Gospel of Mark. They capture the essence of what he is about and what he asks of us: Repent, believe in the Gospel, in Him and then follow him. Some may interpret these […]

PodCasts & Radio


Catholic Radio Programs

Catholic Views – January 21, 2018

  We talk with Eric Gallagher, director of Youth Discipleship & Evangelization, about his work planning and hosting events for the diocese.

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.


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 […]