https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hStb7n3ro9s Bishop DeGrood offers a beautiful teaching on the value of human life by sharing with us some of his favorite people and their impact on his life. Please read below the Pastoral Letter on Love for Pregnant Women and Unborn Children. Letter to the Faithful
How to Find Godly Peace in Trying Times https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v92sEQX8dSo Find some time to just be with the Lord. Find time to receive from the Lord all that He wants to give you. Doing so will help bring you great interior peace and joy. "Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I fear no evil, for You are with me." -Psalm 23
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vHsCSJh2FNU COVID Vaccinations: Must I, May I? 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
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y6o-8NLrQ1g Bishop Donald DeGrood sends a message of well being on this Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception, December 8, 2020. Bishop also offers an announcement that is to be made this coming Saturday the 12th, also the feast day of Our Lady of Guadalupe.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hwbkBQO6MRY The Ordination to the Priesthood of Rev. Mr. Michael Kapperman and Rev. Mr. Tony Klein, May 29, 2020 at the Cathedral of Saint Joseph in Sioux Falls, SD. Priesthood Ordination Liturgy Guide Available View Photos from the Priesthood Ordination
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fLnuGyR47c4 The Ordination to the Diaconate of Mr. Jacob Doty, Mr. Scott Miller and Mr. Jeffrey Schulte. May 28, 2020 at the Cathedral of Saint Joseph in Sioux Falls, SD. Diaconate Ordination Liturgy Guide Available View Photos from the Diaconate Ordination
[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4VoZCCOjRmo[/embed] As Catholics living in the United States of America, most of us are used to having ready access to our Lord in the sacraments, most especially in the Eucharist, in which Jesus is truly, really present in His Body, Blood, Soul and Divinity. However, with the COVID-19 pandemic, we are now experiencing a reality which countless other Catholics around the world and throughout time have had to endure: the inability to receive Jesus in the Eucharist on a regular basis. So while we hope and pray with confidence that we will soon be able to attend, pray and participate at Mass as we are used to, in the meantime we are able to become familiar with and participate in a practice which is likewise widespread throughout the world and…