Meet the Discipleship Team

Directors

Father Scott Traynor - Vicar for Lay & Clergy Formation

frscotttraynor@sfcatholic.org
605-988-3779

The Office of Lay and Clergy Formation assists in forming lifelong Catholic Missionary Disciples. We help pastors and their parish, school and organizational leaders to encounter the saving love of God in Jesus Christ, to grow in relationship with him, and to be equipped to help others do the same.

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Dr. Chris Burgwald - Director of Adult Discipleship

cburgwald@sfcatholic.org
605-988-3770

The Office of Adult Discipleship & Evangelization provides both teaching and training opportunities to the priests and parishes of the Diocese of Sioux Falls designed to help adults of all ages and every stage of spiritual life discover the truth, beauty and richness of our Catholic Faith and grow as missionary disciples of Jesus Christ.

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Eric Gallagher - Director of Youth Discipleship

egallagher@sfcatholic.org
605-988-3766

The Office of Youth Discipleship & Evangelization supports the efforts of youth ministry and religious education for junior high and high school youth across the Diocese of Sioux Falls.  While organizing and offering several events, its primary goal is to assist parishes in effectively passing on the faith to our young people.

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Emily Leedom - Director of Marriage, Family & Respect Life

eleedom@sfcatholic.org
605-988-3776

The Office of Marriage, Family & Respect Life supports parishes in building lifelong marriages and flourishing families while building a culture of life in the Diocese. It emphasizes sound marriage preparation and helping parents pass on the faith with the recognition that an authentically pro-life culture begins at home.

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Assistants

Audrey Anderson

aanderson@sfcatholic.org
605-988-3748

Administrative Assistant for:
Lay & Clergy Formation
Adult Discipleship & Evangelization

TBD

discipleship@sfcatholic.org
605-988-3766

Administrative Assistant for:
Marriage, Family & Respect Life
Youth Discipleship & Evangelization

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