Ordination to the Diaconate
Thursday, May 24 at 11:00 am
This will be a ticketed event with limited number of tickets available. Reserved seating with tickets until 10:45 a.m.
The Cathedral of Saint Joseph
Reception to follow in school gymnasium
Mater Ecclesia Monastery Open House
Please join us for guided tours and fellowship.
Tuesday, May 29 - 4:00-7:00 pm
Wedsnesday, May 30 -Â 4:00-7:00 pm
Saturday, June 2 - 1:00-4:00 pm
Sunday, June 3 - 1:30-4:00 pm
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Blessed Pentecost Sunday! Bishop Swain’s column from the May Bishop’s Bulletin.
- Decree of Erection: Saint John Paul II Parish, Harrisburg, South Dakota April 8, 2018Now therefore, having fulfilled all requirements set forth and in accord with the authority entrusted to my office in can. 515, Â§2, I hereby decree the erection of Saint John Paul II Parish, Harrisburg, South Dakota in recognition of the widely-recognized and admired Petrine ministry of this contemporary and courageous saint, defender of the Faith […]
- TV Mass Homily 05/20/2018 May 20, 2018Veni, Sancte Spiritus, Come Holy Spirit, we pray. How does the Holy Spirit come? In the reading from the Acts of the Apostles He comes through driving wind and tongues of fire. In the Gospel of John, He comes in the peaceful breath of our Lord. The dove is often associated with the Spirit. I […]
Upcoming Diocesan Events
- Consider how we view Pentecost and Memorial DayTwo significant commemorations occur in May this year, one a holy day, Pentecost on May 20, and one a holiday, Memorial Day on May 28. PENTECOST When I was in seminary I had the privilege of visiting the Holy Land and celebrating Pentecost in Jerusalem. It was a bright and sunny day. We were in […]
- Celebrating the EucharistOver the past few years, The Bishopâ€™s Bulletin has had reflections on each of the Sacraments; these moments of grace and glory that transform and transfix our lives. This month we will focus on the Eucharist. We wanted this reflection to share the experience of the Eucharist from a stand point that only 139 people […]
- Bishop Swain to lead pilgrimage to Poland in October May 11, 2018
- Diocese to ordain Permanent Deacons May 24 May 11, 2018
- Ordinations to the Diaconate set for the Cathedral of Saint Joseph May 9, 2018
- Ordination to the Priesthood May 25 at the Cathedral of Saint Joseph May 8, 2018
- Completion and opening of the new Mater Ecclesia Monastery drawing near May 3, 2018