https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WKhy0NYSBWQ The Ordination of Nicholas Haiar, Mitchell McLaughlin and Zachary Schaefbauer to the Priesthood on May 27, 2022 at the Cathedral of Saint Joseph in Sioux Falls, SD. The Ordination will be livestreamed at 11 a.m. on YouTube. Click here for program PDF: Ordination Program 2022
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.
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…
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oqXZ5nj5kXk The Ordination of Rev. Mr. Jacob Doty, Rev. Mr. Scott Miller and Rev. Mr. Jeffrey Schulte to the order of Priesthood. May 28, 2021 at the Cathedral of Saint Joseph in Sioux Falls, SD.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x8kqCcolmoo The Ordination of Nicholas Haiar, Mitchell McLaughlin and Zachary Schaefbauer to the order of Transitional Deacon. May 27, 2021 at the Cathedral of Saint Joseph in Sioux Falls, SD.
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