A Statement from Daniel Cardinal DiNardo, President of the USCCB

Cardinal DiNardo's statement was endorsed by acclamation by bishops attending the spring USCCB meeting.

Fort Lauderdale, FL—"At its core, asylum is an instrument to preserve the right to life. The Attorney General's recent decision elicits deep concern because it potentially strips asylum from many women who lack adequate protection. These vulnerable women will now face return to the extreme dangers of domestic violence in their home country.


Sunday TV Mass - June 17, 2018 - Eleventh Sunday in Ordinary Time

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

RSS Bishop’s Statements

  • Red Mass Homily June 21, 2018 June 22, 2018
    Thank you for being with us as we celebrate this Red Mass at which we pray in a special way for the guidance of the Holy Spirit for those who serve in public office and those who make possible our legal system which is so essential to stability in society. The post Red Mass Homily […]

RSS Bishop’s Homilies

  • TV Mass Homily 06/17/2018 June 17, 2018
    The parables of the seeds in today’s Gospel by which Jesus teaches and challenges us are recognizable to us here in South Dakota especially in this time of year when we see after spring planting the early signs of growth in the fields. We can envision the corn and sunflowers and soybeans and other crops […]

Upcoming Diocesan Events

  1. D-Camp (High School Session 1)

    June 25 @ 3:00 pm - June 28 @ 3:00 pm
  2. Grieving a Loss from Homicide

    June 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  3. Living with Chronic Illness

    July 3 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  4. D-Camp (High School Session 2)

    July 8 @ 3:00 pm - July 11 @ 3:00 pm
  5. Life Chain Link Prayer

    July 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

PodCasts & Radio


Catholic Radio Programs

Catholic Views – June 24, 2018

  Brian Cooper and Joe Rutten are our guests this week, here to talk about the work of the Catholic Men’s Business Fraternity and also their upcoming conference, August 9, 2018. Visit cmbfsf.org for more information.

Catholic Views – June 17, 2018

  This week we are joined by Chris Motz, Executive Director of the South Dakota Catholic Conference, to discuss Religious Freedom Week and the upcoming Red Mass which will be held June 21 at 5:30pm at the Cathedral.


Ignition 347 – From Mr. Smith to Fr. Smith: One Man’s Journey into the Catholic Church and the Priesthood

  Dr. Chris interviews Fr. Timothy Smith about his conversion to the Catholic Church and his ordination as a Catholic priest.

Ignition 346 – Bringing Order to the Chaos: Lent and the Evangelical Counsels

  Dr. Chris and guest cohost Fr. Andrew Dickinson discuss the connection between prayer, fasting and almsgiving and poverty, chastity and obedience.


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RSS Bishop Swain’s Column

  • Reflecting on the chances we take in life
    Spring and the impending summer find us spending more time driving for ministry and for pleasure. I have many confirmations in April and May when travel is more predictable, although an occasional blizzard can change plans quickly. Driving can be enjoyable or a chore depending on the attitude we bring to it. Some love seeing […]

RSS Fr. Mike’s Column

  • Like all living things, a parish needs love
    Every so often, I forget something about trees. The other day I went to a few stores and picked up the necessary supplies to plant some flowers and vegetables and herbs for the planters on our deck. I bought the potting soil and the plants and a few new items for the season and then […]