Young Adults

We are very excited about the good work that God has been stirring up among our young adult community in areas around the diocese.  This page intends to connect young adults to one another and to various opportunities as they become available. 

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Current and Upcoming Opportunities

To submit events and opportunities to be added to this list, please fill out this form.  

Come celebrate Mass with Bishop Donald DeGrood, retired Archbishop Carlson, as well as Sacred Heart and St. Mary Churches, Presentation Sisters, Aberdeen Catholic School System, Avera Health Missions, Presentation College, the NSU Newman Center, and the Aberdeen area communities and parishioners.  This will be the only Sunday Mass in Aberdeen that day. All are welcome to attend. 


Date: Sunday, June 5th

Time: 8:30am -1pm

Location: Northern State University Barnett Center


Order of events:

  • 8:30am Doors open
  • 8:50am Event begins (running schedule below)
    • Gathering for kids: Directed by the Lumen Christi missionary team
    • Keynote Message: Retired Archbishop Carlson
    • Celebration of the Mass: Bishop Donald DeGrood celebrating
    • Pancake Feed: Hosted by the Knights of Columbus
    • Information booths and youth activities until 1pm.


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The Aberdeen Catholic Parishes are partnering with Lumen Christi to host a Barn Dance on June 10th at 7pm!  All are welcome to attend.  Drinks and snacks will be provided.  

Date: Friday, June 10th 

Time: 7:00pm

Location: 12906 Country Drive, Aberdeen, SD 57401

Contact Sierra Thompson (605-569-1376) with any questions! 


Flyer can be found here

Other Young Adult Opportunities

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