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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Diocesan News

1st Sunday of Advent
Liturgy Guide for the Week from the Cathedral of Saint Joseph
(contains readings and music verses to follow along)
https://container.parishesonline.com/bulletins/02/0578/20201129B.pdf

Opening Hymn – Come, Thou Long Expected Jesus
First Reading – Isaiah 63:16b-17, 19b; 64:2-7
Response – Lord, make us turn to you; let us see your face and we shall be saved.
Second Reading – 1 Corinthians 1:3-9
Gospel Reading – Mark 13:33-37
Offertory Hymn – Creator of the Stars of Night
Closing Hymn – O Come, Divine Messiah

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The Sunday TV Mass

1st Sunday of Advent
Liturgy Guide for the Week from the Cathedral of Saint Joseph
(contains readings and music verses to follow along)
https://container.parishesonline.com/bulletins/02/0578/20201129B.pdf

Opening Hymn – Come, Thou Long Expected Jesus
First Reading – Isaiah 63:16b-17, 19b; 64:2-7
Response – Lord, make us turn to you; let us see your face and we shall be saved.
Second Reading – 1 Corinthians 1:3-9
Gospel Reading – Mark 13:33-37
Offertory Hymn – Creator of the Stars of Night
Closing Hymn – O Come, Divine Messiah

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

  • Like Us In All Things December 10, 2020 at 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Jesus was human too. Too often we think that we can’t live like He did because He’s perfect and we aren’t. The truth is, while He is fully God, He is also fully man. He shows us how to live, how to be authentically human. Join Dr. Chris as he sheds light on the dual…
  • Christmas at the Cathedral December 17, 2020 at 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm Cathedral of St. Joseph
  • Christmas at the Cathedral December 18, 2020 at 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm Cathedral of St. Joseph
  • Christmas at the Cathedral December 19, 2020 at 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Cathedral of St. Joseph

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