https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S0nvfc3W8II The Ordination of Jonathan Scott Eckrich, Bradley Elvin Palmer, Peter Jude Sexton, Daniel Guy Sherban, and Jeffrey Paul Swank the order of Permanent Deacon. May 15, 2021 at the Cathedral of Saint Joseph in Sioux Falls, SD. Program for the Ordination for Viewing or Download
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d5nnPVtQMu8 The fourth in Bishop DeGrood's series on Truth, Goodness and Beauty focuses on the great gift of our own creation in God's image, specifically where it applies to our sexual identity. After watching the video, be sure to read Bishop's teaching letter on this topic by clicking the link below. Love Ourselves - Information Guide
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RI963Lr4uBMThe third in Bishop DeGrood's series on Truth, Goodness and Beauty focuses on the great gift of charity and how we can use it to love and respect others just as God made them. After watching the video, click the links below for more information. Love of Others - Information Guide
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UkFvIWV3DPw The second teaching in Bishop DeGrood's series on Truth, Goodness and Beauty focuses on the Mass, the Real Presence of Jesus and all the graces we receive from being truly present to receive the Eucharist. After watching the video, click the links below for more information. The Mass - Information Guide Dispensation Lifting Statement
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.