November 2019

Additions to the Necrology of the Diocese of Sioux Falls

Artesian, St. Charles Donald K. Scott, Nov. 7, 2018 Joan L. Gaston, Nov. 29, 2018 LaVern Baysinger, Feb. 11, 2019   Highmore/Harrold, St. Mary Gloria Beastrom, Oct. 12, 2018 Julie Gutzmer, Feb. 22, 2019 Douglas Hageman, March 18, 2019 Etta Pascoe, April 13, 2019 Dorothy Beck, July 1, 2019   Wessington Springs/Duncan, St. Joseph Dorothy A. Willman, Sept. […]


The Most Reverend Paul J. Swain has decreed the following assignment changes effective October 10, 2019: At the request of Father Terry Weber, the local pastor, and with the endorsement of the Diocese of Winona-Rochester, assigned Deacon Thomas DeRienzo for diaconal ministry to St. Michael Parish in Sioux Falls. Respectfully submitted, Matthew K. Althoff Chancellor

Anthony Klein ordained to diaconate in Rome

Anthony Klein was ordained to the diaconate Oct. 3 in the Basilica of St. Peter in Rome. Bishop Robert P. Deeley of the Diocese of Portland in Maine celebrated the ordination Mass for Klein and 30 other seminarians from the Pontifical North American College, which serves as the American seminary in Rome. During ordination, the […]

Faithful venerate St. Padre Pio relics

Approximately 2,000 people braved drizzle and wind to venerate the relics of St. Padre Pio at the Cathedral of Saint Joseph. The relics have been making their way across the country through the sponsorship of the St. Pio Foundation. Photo: Chris and Hannah Motz pray at the relics with daughters Lucia, Magdalene and Frances. (Photo by […]