February 2, 2023
Bishop Emeritus Paul Swain celebrated his final All-School Mass at the Elmen Center in Sioux Falls.

Catholic schools around the Diocese of Sioux Falls celebrated Catholic Schools Week January 26 through February 1. Schools took the opportunity to celebrate in many different ways ranging from prayer and Mass. View the full Bishop’s Bulletin PDF for more photos.





Bishop Emeritus Swain treated St. Katharine Drexel School (Sioux Falls) students to pizza for achieving blue ribbon status.
Members of the Aberdeen Roncalli senior class consider Bishop Emeritus Swain part of their class because he became bishop when they started kindergarten. They all move on to new phases of life at the same time.