Pastoral Letter on Sunday Mass Obligation

Pastoral Letter on Sunday Mass Obligation

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6DleCFrGGTE Dear Faithful of the East River South Dakota (i.e. Diocese of Sioux Falls), Thankfully, the anticipated magnitude of the serious effects of COVID-19 have not been as extensive in South Dakota as was initially projected. These past months have caused hardship not only for those who have had serious effects from the virus and their families, but also for those who have been in isolation and health care workers. Also, I am mindful of those who attend to those who are vulnerable in their families. To varying degrees, I sense we have all been affected physically, psychologically and spiritually by the various measures implemented to limit the spread of the virus. Throughout this experience, I have kept close to mind the risk to those most vulnerable to harm and…
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Sunday TV Mass – August 9, 2020

Sunday TV Mass – August 9, 2020

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xwAuAEQi9oM 19th Sunday in Ordinary Time Liturgy Guide for the Week from the Cathedral of Saint Joseph (contains readings and music verses to follow along) https://container.parishesonline.com/bulletins/02/0578/20200809B.pdf Opening Hymn - Faith of Our Fathers First Reading - 1 Kings 19:9a, 11-13a Response - Lord, let us see your kindness, and grant us your salvation. Second Reading - Romans 9:1-5 Gospel Reading - Matthew 14:22-33 Offertory Hymn - Jesus Shall Reign Closing Hymn - To Jesus Christ, Our Sovereign King
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Sunday TV Mass – August 2, 2020

Sunday TV Mass – August 2, 2020

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uc8PT2N-ZxU 18th Sunday in Ordinary Time Liturgy Guide for the Week from the Cathedral of Saint Joseph (contains readings and music verses to follow along) https://container.parishesonline.com/bulletins/02/0578/20200802B.pdf Opening Hymn - Holy, Holy, Holy First Reading - Isaiah 55:1-3 Response - The hand of the Lord feeds us; he answers all our needs. Second Reading - Romans 8:35, 37-39 Gospel Reading - Matthew 14:13-21 Offertory Hymn - Alleluia, Sing to Jesus! Closing Hymn - Now Thank We All Our God
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Sunday TV Mass – July 26, 2020

Sunday TV Mass – July 26, 2020

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aF6xAoZyjlw 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time Liturgy Guide for the Week from the Cathedral of Saint Joseph (contains readings and music verses to follow along) https://container.parishesonline.com/bulletins/02/0578/20200726B.pdf Opening Hymn - Immortal, Invisible, God Only Wise First Reading - 1 Kings 3:5, 7-12 Response - Lord, I love your commands, I love your commands. Second Reading - Romans 8:28-30 Gospel Reading - Matthew 13:44-52 Offertory Hymn - Praise, My Soul, the King of Heaven Closing Hymn - O Bless the Lord, My Soul
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Sunday TV Mass – July 19, 2020

Sunday TV Mass – July 19, 2020

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=18vG1z4xLac 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time Liturgy Guide for the Week from the Cathedral of Saint Joseph (contains readings and music verses to follow along) https://container.parishesonline.com/bulletins/02/0578/20200719B.pdf Opening Hymn - All People That on Earth Do Dwell First Reading - Wisdom 12:13, 16-19 Response - Lord, you are good and forgiving. Second Reading - Romans 8:26-27 Gospel Reading - Matthew 13:24-30 Offertory Hymn - Fairest Lord Jesus Closing Hymn - Hail, Redeemer, King Divine
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Sunday TV Mass – July 12, 2020

Sunday TV Mass – July 12, 2020

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vd9UOXJzXkA 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time Liturgy Guide for the Week from the Cathedral of Saint Joseph (contains readings and music verses to follow along) https://container.parishesonline.com/bulletins/02/0578/20200712B.pdf Opening Hymn - Father, We Thank Thee First Reading - Isaiah 55:10-11 Response - The seed that falls on good ground will yield a fruitful harvest. Second Reading - Romans 8:18-23 Gospel Reading - Matthew 13:1-2 Offertory Hymn - I Sing the Mighty Power of God Closing Hymn - Holy God, We Praise Thy Name
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Sunday TV Mass – July 5, 2020

Sunday TV Mass – July 5, 2020

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1eEJvAvf27M 14th Sunday in Ordinary Time Liturgy Guide for the Week from the Cathedral of Saint Joseph (contains readings and music verses to follow along) https://container.parishesonline.com/bulletins/02/0578/20200705B.pdf Opening Hymn - Come , Thou Almighty King First Reading - Zechariah 9:9-10 Response - I will praise your name forever, my king and my God. Second Reading - Romans 8:9, 11-13 Gospel Reading - Matthew 11:25-30 Offertory Hymn - For the Beauty of the Earth Closing Hymn - God, My King, Thy Might Confessing
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Sunday TV Mass – June 28, 2020

Sunday TV Mass – June 28, 2020

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kKEjPfkSAnQ 13th Sunday in Ordinary Time Liturgy Guide for the Week from the Cathedral of Saint Joseph (contains readings and music verses to follow along) https://container.parishesonline.com/bulletins/02/0578/20200628B.pdf Opening Hymn - All Creatures of Our God and King First Reading - 2 Kings 4:8-11, 14-16a Response - Forever I will sing the goodness of the Lord. Second Reading - Romans 6:3-4, 8-11 Gospel Reading - Matthew 10:37-42 Offertory Hymn - I Heard the Voice of Jesus Say Closing Hymn - O For a Thousand Tongues to Sing
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Healthy Emotional and Spiritual Response to the impact of COVID-19

Healthy Emotional and Spiritual Response to the impact of COVID-19

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Healthy Emotional and Spiritual Response to the impact of COVID-19 In the past months I have been reviewing data and insights from others on the status of COVID-19 so I can actively discern how we should respond as a diocese. My goal has been to prudently discern how we might help reduce the spread of the virus but do it in a reasonable manner so as not to cause unreasonable hardship on people’s lives. Now that we have months of data on COVID-19, it has been on my mind and heart to address the emotional and spiritual impact it has had on so many people. The video below walks you through my thoughts. You can find some of the data I am using as I discern at this link, doh.sd.gov/news/coronavirus.aspx.…
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