ENGAGED ENCOUNTER WEEKENDS
For a listing of all weekends for the Diocese of Sioux Falls click here.
FORTNIGHT FOR FREEDOM
June 29, 7:00 p.m., Cathedral of St. Joseph, Sioux Falls
The faithful are invited to pray at Cathedral of St. Joseph on June 29, at 7 p.m. as part of the Fortnight for Freedom activity seeking to insure religious liberty. Along with the Exposition and Benediction, Bishop Paul J. Swain will lead the rosary. The fourth Fortnight for Freedom, as established by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, will be observed June 21-July 4, with the theme "Freedon to Bear Witness" to the truth of the Gospel.
LIFE CHAIN LINK PRAYER WITH BISHOP PAUL J. SWAIN
July 14, 2015, 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.
NFP AWARENESS WEEK
July 19-26, 2015
This marks the beginning of NFP Awareness Week. The theme this year is "All Natural! Natural Family Planning - Good for the Body. Great for the Soul!" To assist in promoting this important gift in the parishes and beyond, information packets have been mailed throughout the diocese. Please visit the NFP page to learn how to spread this good news.
ANNUAL MILESTONE ANNIVERSARY MASS CELEBRATIONS
August 2, 2015, at 1:30 p.m. Sacred Heart Parish, Aberdeen
August 9, 2015, at 1:30 p.m. Cathedral of St. Joseph, Sioux Falls
The annual Anniversary Mass honoring couples married 25, 50, 60, and 65 years or more will once again be offered on two separate dates and locations this year. Please contact the Office of Marriage, Family & Respect Life at 988-3755 with any questions.
August 14-16, 2015, Sioux Falls Arena and Convention Center
Come and celebrate as one the 125th anniversary of our diocese. There will be fun for all, including speakers, workshops, concerts, child and family activities, and Mass. CLICK HERE to learn more.
PILGRIMAGE TO WORLD MEETING OF FAMILIES, PAPAL VISIT AND MASS
September 22-28, 2015, Philadelphia, PA
Enjoy a week of spiritual enrichment (with Msgr. Charles Mangan as the spiritual director), engaging speakers, visit the St. Katharine Drexel Shrine (the only known saint to have visited South Dakota), and the opportunity to join Pope Francis in his first visit to the U.S. and attend a Papal Mass. CLICK HERE to learn more.