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God’s sacrificial love

God’s Sacrificial Love The theme of the sacrificial love of Christ on the cross runs through Bishop DeGrood’s pectoral cross, crozier, ring, and coat of arms. It reminds him of God’s sacrificial love and his call to live sacrificially as a bishop for the people he will serve. Watch to Bishop emeritus Paul J. Swain’s […]

Bishop DeGrood Coat of Arms

Bishop-elect Donald E. DeGrood’s Coat of Arms We are one week away from Bishop-elect DeGrood’s ordination and installation. The image shows Bishop DeGrood’s Coat of Arms. Click on the link below to read the full description and meaning for each of the carefully selected elements within his Coat of Arms.

Bishop-elect Donald DeGrood

Bishop-elect Donald DeGrood was appointed the ninth bishop of the Diocese of Sioux Falls. Until now Bishop-elect DeGrood has been a priest of the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis, most recently serving as pastor of St. John the Baptist, Savage, MN. Bishop-elect DeGrood will be ordained a bishop and installed on February 13, 2020. […]

Special Announcement from the Office of the Bishop

Introduction of Bishop-elect DeGrood and Press Conference Bishop-elect Donald Edward DeGrood Today Pope Francis appointed Rev. Donald DeGrood as the ninth bishop of the Diocese of Sioux Falls.  Until now Bishop-elect DeGrood has been a priest of the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis, most recently serving as pastor of St. John the Baptist, Savage, […]

2019 Christmas at the Cathedral

Christmas at the Cathedral December 19-22, 2019 Christmas at the Cathedral, the nationally acclaimed Christmas celebration, will be performed six times Thursday through Sunday, December 19-22, at the Cathedral of St. Joseph in Sioux Falls. There is no better tradition within our community and no better way to prepare for the Christmas season than attending Christmas at […]

Pray for our beloved dead

In November we remember and pray for our beloved dead We are all part of the communion of saints. “We believe in the communion of all the faithful of Christ, those who are pilgrims on earth, the dead who are being purified, and the blessed in heaven, all together forming one Church; and we believe […]

2019 Seminary Visits

2019 Seminary Visits 2 Opportunities to visit a Seminary this Fall November 9-11 – Immaculate Heart of Mary  November 14-16 – St. John Vianney Click on the Dates for more information and to Register!