Healthy Emotional and Spiritual Response to the impact of COVID-19

Healthy Emotional and Spiritual Response to the impact of COVID-19

Videos
In the past months I have been reviewing data and insights from others on the status of COVID-19 so I can actively discern how we should respond as a diocese. My goal has been to prudently discern how we might help reduce the spread of the virus but do it in a reasonable manner so as not to cause unreasonable hardship on people’s lives. Now that we have months of data on COVID-19, it has been on my mind and heart to address the emotional and spiritual impact it has had on so many people. The video below walks you through my thoughts. You can find some of the data I am using as I discern at this link, doh.sd.gov/news/coronavirus.aspx. You can use this data to help inform yourself and…
Read More
Message to the Faithful – Harmony and Love

Message to the Faithful – Harmony and Love

Videos
In the wake of the current events ranging from the pandemic to the divide that is not only gripping our nation but our entire world at this time, Bishop DeGrood prays for us all with a message of harmony and love. It's God's love that is going to help us find harmony where there is great disharmony and injustice, much like Jesus and His suffering and the great injustice He enured. God bless you all. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S3Esq3GDKY8
Read More
COVID-19 Relief Fund

COVID-19 Relief Fund

Videos
The Catholic Community Foundation for Eastern South Dakota, in partnership with the Catholic Diocese of Sioux Falls, has established the COVID-19 Relief Fund which will provide financial resources to people in eastern South Dakota who are impacted by the Coronavirus. Please consider making a tax-deductible donation to the COVID-19 Relief Fund through the Catholic Community Foundation for Eastern South Dakota. Funds raised will be used to provide financial assistance to individuals who have been impacted by the physical, spiritual, and/or economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Needs will be identified in one of the 120 Catholic parishes in eastern South Dakota. All needs will be verified by local pastors. [button-blue url="https://ccfesd.org/" target="_self" position="center"]Visit CCFESD for More Information[/button-blue] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c636Gj3LAeQ
Read More
Bishop DeGrood Message to those more seasoned in life

Bishop DeGrood Message to those more seasoned in life

Videos
Dear Friends in Christ, I'm sharing this message with all of you, even though it is primarily intended for those in the senior category. My hope is that you will share it with senior friends and family who may otherwise not have access to it. I want you all to know that you are in my thoughts and I am praying for you. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F3jzPkD85j4
Read More