Marriage, Family & Respect Life Home

 

         
 

Welcome to the Home Page of the Office of Marriage, Family & Respect Life.  Saint John Paul II began his encyclical, Evangelium Vitae, by saying "The Gospel of life is at the heart of Jesus' message. Lovingly received day after day by the Church, it is to be preached with dauntless fidelity as "good news" to the people of every age and culture." The mission of the Office of Marriage, Family & Respect Life is to spread this "good news" to the people of Eastern South Dakota through prayer, education and action so that we might help support marriages, families, and build a culture of life in our diocese and beyond.

 

 


 

 

 

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* NEW RESOURCES ON MEDICAL DECISIONS & END-OF-LIFE CARE *

 


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UPCOMING EVENTS

LIFE CHAIN LINK PRAYER WITH BISHOP PAUL J. SWAIN

August 19, 2014, 12:00 noon, Planned Parenthood on 41st Street, Sioux Falls

To learn more and to sign up to participate in this prayer ministry, please visit the Life Chain Link Page of this Website.

 

ALL IN GOD'S PLAN

September 23, 2014, St. Michael Parish, Sioux Falls

Visit the All in God's Plan Program page for more information and to register.

 

DIOCESAN YOUTH HUNT

October 5, 2014, Broom Tree Youth & Family Camp, Irene, SD

Visit the Youth Hunt page for more information and to register.


ENGAGED ENCOUNTER WEEKENDS

For a listing of all weekends for the Diocese of Sioux Falls CLICK HERE.

 

WORLDWIDE  MARRIAGE ENCOUNTER WEEKEND

September 12-14, 2014, Broom Tree Retreat Center, Irene, SD

October 24-26, 2014, Rapid City, SD

November 21-23, 2014, Stewartville, MN

Make the time to allow God to strengthen, renew and rekindle your marriage relationship.  Sign up today to attend the next Worldwide Marriage Encounter weekend.  For more information contact John and Dawn Elsinger at (605) 362-0924 or applications@sdwwme.org

 

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