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Priest Assignment Changes Effective July 1 2022

Priest Assignment Changes Effective July 1 2022

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  The Most Reverend Donald E. DeGrood has decreed the following appointments effective July 1, 2022: Those who will be continuing ministry as Senior Priests: Reverend Charles L. Cimpl, granted his request to retire from his assignment as Pastor, Holy Spirit, Sioux Falls. Reverend Cathal Gallagher, granted his request to retire from his assignment as Pastor, St. Paul, Marty, St. Mark, Lake Andes, and St. Paul, Armour. Reverend David Krogman, granted his request to retire from his assignment as Chaplain, Avera McKennan Hospital & University Medical Center. Those who will be serving in new pastoral and specialized/chaplaincy ministry assignments: Reverend Timothy Cone from Parochial Vicar of St. Mary and Sacred Heart Parishes and St. Thomas Aquinas Newman Center, Aberdeen to Parochial Administrator of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish, Leola,…
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2022 Chrism Mass

2022 Chrism Mass

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gb_Tx-7C-84 The Chrism Mass - March 31, 2022 at the Cathedral of Saint Joseph in Sioux Falls, SD. Celebrated by Bishop Donald DeGrood, bishop of the Diocese of Sioux Falls. For those that wonder, due to the vastness of our diocese, we celebrate the Chrism Mass a couple of weeks early to ensure that our fellow priests are able to attend and not have it interfere with travel and Holy Week obligations.
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Ash Wednesday – Contact Your Parish

Ash Wednesday – Contact Your Parish

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Ash Wednesday falls on March 2, 2022 this year. For a list of Mass times available for that day, please contact your local parish. The easiest way is by phone, or their website. You can find parish information at https://www.sfcatholic.org/parishes
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The Survey on Synodality

The Survey on Synodality

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Pope Francis invites the entire Church to reflect on a theme that is decisive for its life and mission: “It is precisely this path of synodality which God expects of the Church of the third millennium.” This journey, which follows in the wake of the Church’s “renewal” proposed by the Second Vatican Council, is both a gift and a task: by journeying together and reflecting together on the journey that has been made, the Church will be able to learn through Her experience which processes can help Her to live communion, to achieve participation, to open Herself to mission. The Survey will be available to take February 1st - February 28th Download Diocesan Synod Survey (Download a copy to review the questions that will be made available February 1, 2022)
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25th Annual Christmas at the Cathedral

25th Annual Christmas at the Cathedral

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THURSDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2021-SUNDAY, DECEMBER 19, 2021Cathedral of Saint Joseph521 N. Duluth Ave.Sioux Falls, SDThe nationally acclaimed Christmas at the Cathedral will be December 16th – 19th at the Cathedral of St. Joseph. This year’s theme, “Be Born in Me,” is a first-hand account of God’s Incarnation into the human race. Through actress Apolonia Davalos, audiences will experience Mary’s perspective on the monumental moments of Jesus’ birth, and his miraculous life and mission on earth.From the Annunciation to the Resurrection, the meaning of Christmas will come alive through the inspiring musical compositions and arrangements of Music Director and Conductor, Dan Goeller, and our featured soloists, Nashville recording artists, Shane McConnell and Shelley Jennings, along with the Christmas at the Cathedral Orchestra and Choir.In addition to being an inspiring Christmas experience,…
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Remembering 9/11 on the 20th Anniversary

Remembering 9/11 on the 20th Anniversary

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Remembering 9/11: Recommit to peace and justice​ As a fellow US citizen as a Catholic bishop on the Eastern side of South Dakota as we remember September 11th of 2001, many of us remember it was a great tragedy indeed. Nearly 3,000 people died that day from terrorist attacks. We think of all those families and all those souls that were lost and all those who since that time have made so many sacrifices in America and Beyond to try to protect the innocent, to try to protect life. We think of the nearly 2,300 people who died in Afghanistan, those military personnel who made sacrifices let alone all those who were affected in other ways. As we remember this sobering reality may be also be filled with a recommitment…
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