COVID Vaccinations: Must I, May I?

COVID Vaccinations: Must I, May I?

Joint Statements, Statements and Documents, Videos
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vHsCSJh2FNU Bishop Donald DeGrood along with Bishop Peter Muhich of the diocese of Rapid City, have put together documentation on whether or not the current COVID vaccinations meet a standard of obligation or morality as a faithful catholic. [icon name="file-pdf-o" class="" unprefixed_class=""] Joint Statement on COVID Vaccinations from the South Dakota Catholic Conference [icon name="file-pdf-o" class="" unprefixed_class=""] FAQ Documentation on the COVID Vaccines
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Consecration Prayers for the Diocese of Sioux Falls

Statements and Documents
Saturday, December 12, 2020 Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe On December 12, 2020, Bishop DeGrood will be privately offering prayers of deliverance from evil over everyone and everything in our diocese. He is offering the prayers of deliverance so any evil influence will be removed, allowing everyone in our diocese to live in the freedom of God’s grace and love. As St. Paul reminds us, there is a spiritual battle raging around us: “For our struggle is not with flesh and blood but with the principalities, with the powers, with the world rulers of this present darkness, with the evil spirits in the heavens.” (Eph 6:12) As our bishop, Bishop DeGrood is a successor to the Apostles, and the Apostles handed on to the bishops the authority which they…
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Statement of the Bishops of South Dakota Regarding recently reported remarks of the Holy Father

Statement of the Bishops of South Dakota Regarding recently reported remarks of the Holy Father

Joint Statements, Statements and Documents
On October 21, 2020, media reported on a 20-second video clip from a Spanish-language documentary film about Pope Francis. In the film, the Holy Father was shown stating, as translated into English, “Homosexual people have a right to be part of a family. They’re children of God and have a right to a family. Nobody should be thrown out or be made miserable because of it. What we have to create is a [convivencia civil]. That way they are legally covered.” Later reporting indicated this video was compiled from several separate segments in a 2019 interview the Holy Father gave to a Mexican journalist. This footage had never before been played publicly. Yesterday, we became aware of several clarifications offered at the direction of the Holy Father through his representatives…
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A Message for All Souls’ Day

A Message for All Souls’ Day

Videos
I felt called to speak to you today about All Souls' Day and how to pray and offer sacrifices for our beloved dead. Please feel free to share these videos with anyone who might need them. Know of my prayers for you.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T_3wAYr3CBA Message Sent to all Catholic Elementary Students https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oZC--pGeda4 Message Sent to all Catholic Junior High & High School Students https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DQ7lvy3X3IY
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10/25/2020 – Sunday TV Mass

10/25/2020 – Sunday TV Mass

Homilies
Bishop DeGrood's homily from the Sunday TV Mass which aired on October 25, 2020. This week bishop teaches about maintaining interior peace, how to do God's will and how to pursue good will towards one another.
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