About the Diocese

Established on November 12, 1889 by Pope Leo XIII comprising all of South Dakota. Since 1902, comprises that part of the State of South Dakota East of the Missouri River.

Bishop Donald DeGrood

Ordained and Installed as our ninth bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Sioux Falls on February 13, 2020. Meet Bishop Donald DeGrood.

Diocesan Parishes

Visit our list of over 120 parishes that span across our vast diocese. Get Mass times and other important Parish information.

The Cathedral

The Mother Church of our diocese, the Cathedral of Saint Joseph. Completed and dedicated on May 7, 1919. It is truly a beautiful Beacon of Hope.

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In prayer, Bishop DeGrood received a vision of Lifelong Catholic Missionary Discipleship Through God’s Love for the people of the Catholic Diocese of Sioux Falls.  Will you join the mission?

Diocesan News

Rosary for Healing from Abuse

Prayed Live at the Cathedral of Saint Joseph at 10:00am April 13, 2021.

Together, we can ensure that all are safe from secual abuse and provide assistance and support to survivors who are on the path to healing. You can help in these efforts by offering your prayers for healing and protection. This rosary will help you to life up their needs in prayer, offering them to God through Mary who offers her loving protection to all her children.

Ministries of the Diocese

Administration & Parish Services

Personnel & Human Resources

Communications & Social Ministries

Radio and Podcast Resources

The Sunday TV Mass

Divine Mercy Sunday
Liturgy Guide for the Week from the Cathedral of Saint Joseph (contains readings and music verses to follow along)
https://container.parishesonline.com/bulletins/02/0578/20210411B.pdf

Opening Hymn – Alleluia! Sing to Jesus!
First Reading – Acts 4:32-35
Response – Give thanks to the Lord for he is good, his love is everlasting.
Second Reading – 1 John 5:1-6
Gospel Reading – John 20:19-31
Offertory Hymn – Christ the Lord is Risen Today
Hymn of Thanksgiving – Fairest Lord Jesus
Closing Hymn – Alleluia! Alleluia! Hearts to Heaven

The Sunday TV Mass is produced and broadcast weekly by the Catholic Diocese of Sioux Falls. Our goal is to bring the celebration of the Sacred Liturgy to those who are homebound or shut-in and unable to join their local community for Mass. The Mass is broadcast all across South Dakota on the local CBS affiliate and many thousands participate each week.

Begins airing live here and on YouTube at 4:00pm (CDT) on Saturday’s.
Also on your local KELOLAND TV station at 10:00am (CDT) on Sunday’s.

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Calendar of Events

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For a full list of diocesan events and links

  • Bishop's Vision Presentation 3 April 15, 2021 at 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Immaculate Conception Parish Watertown, 309 2nd Ave SE, Watertown, SD, 57201, United States In prayer, Bishop DeGrood received a vision of Lifelong Catholic Missionary Discipleship Through God’s Love for the Catholic Diocese of Sioux Falls.  Fr. Traynor, Dr. Chris Burgwald, and Eric Gallagher will be traveling around the diocese to invite all of the lay faithful to hear more about the vision and to understand what it means…
  • Bishop's Vision Presentation 4 April 20, 2021 at 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm St. Benedict Parish Yankton, 1500 Saint Benedict Dr, Yankton, SD, 57078, United States In prayer, Bishop DeGrood received a vision of Lifelong Catholic Missionary Discipleship Through God’s Love for the Catholic Diocese of Sioux Falls.  Fr. Traynor, Dr. Chris Burgwald, and Eric Gallagher will be traveling around the diocese to invite all of the lay faithful to hear more about the vision and to understand what it means…
  • Bishop's Vision Presentation 5 May 11, 2021 at 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Cathedral of St Joseph Parish Hall, 523 N Duluth Ave, Sioux Falls, SD, SD, United States In prayer, Bishop DeGrood received a vision of Lifelong Catholic Missionary Discipleship Through God’s Love for the Catholic Diocese of Sioux Falls.  Fr. Traynor, Dr. Chris Burgwald, and Eric Gallagher will be traveling around the diocese to invite all of the lay faithful to hear more about the vision and to understand what it means…
  • Through God’s Love – Save the Date! October 30, 2021 at 8:00 am – 5:00 pm SD We will be hosting a day-long conference that unpacks Bishop DeGrood’s vision for our diocese. More info to come this summer, but for now save the date. We would love to see you and your parishioners there.

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