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New bishop of Sioux Falls celebrates Mass of Thanksgiving at Cathedral of St. Paul

New bishop of Sioux Falls celebrates Mass of Thanksgiving at Cathedral of St. Paul

| Barb Umberger | February 16, 2020 | 0 Comments

Calling children to the front of the Cathedral of St. Paul in St. Paul, Bishop Donald DeGrood talked directly to them of God’s love and courageously following God’s will at his Mass of Thanksgiving Feb. 16 in St. Paul — just three days after he was ordained bishop of the Diocese of Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

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Digital Edition – February 13, 2020

Digital Edition – February 13, 2020

| February 13, 2020 | 0 Comments

Fish Fry and Lenten Meal Guide, Bishop Degrood, Coronavirus, Catholic Services Appeal, Crookston bishop investigated, Islam and the Church, Ready to caucus?, Faith and finances

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Parishioners reflect on Bishop DeGrood’s pastorships with gratitude and joy

Parishioners reflect on Bishop DeGrood’s pastorships with gratitude and joy

| Jessica Weinberger | February 13, 2020 | 0 Comments

Prayerful. Approachable. Genuine. Compassionate. Humble.

Newly ordained Bishop Donald DeGrood’s past parishioners said he was set apart from the beginning as they reflected on his parish assignments in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis. His charismatic homilies and personable approach attributed to his rural roots built passionate faith communities as he consistently modeled how to seek God’s will. Above all, he immensely loved his flock.

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Priest of archdiocese ordained bishop of Sioux Falls

Priest of archdiocese ordained bishop of Sioux Falls

| February 13, 2020 | 0 Comments

A servant not a ruler, a man of discernment, who is unafraid to touch the wounds of Christ, and an apostle of listening.

Those are among the graces and part of the calling of a bishop, and they are among reasons the Lord called Bishop-elect Donald DeGrood to lead the Diocese of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, said Archbishop Bernard Hebda of St. Paul and Minneapolis, in his homily Feb. 13 at St. Joseph Cathedral in Sioux Falls, shortly before ordaining Bishop DeGrood.

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How do I get better at being generous?

How do I get better at being generous?

| Father Michael Schmitz | February 13, 2020 | 0 Comments

Q. I find myself being less-than-generous quite often. I want to have a better attitude, but people keep wanting things from me: They want my time, my help and my financial support. How do I get better at being generous?

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Christ calls us to a mutual relationship

Christ calls us to a mutual relationship

| Father Toulee Peter LY | February 13, 2020 | 0 Comments

In our readings for this Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time, we are reminded what a great gift freedom is in our lives.

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Catholic Services Appeal Foundation supports 20 ministries with critical funding

Catholic Services Appeal Foundation supports 20 ministries with critical funding

| February 13, 2020 | 0 Comments

These are just three of 20 ministries the Catholic Services Appeal Foundation supports with critical funding.

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Catholic Services appeal — A ‘caress to those in need’

Catholic Services appeal — A ‘caress to those in need’

| February 13, 2020 | 0 Comments

At our pre-synod Prayer and Listening events, we have consistently heard that the growth of our Church depends upon our ability to give a clearer witness to the difference that Jesus has made in our lives, especially by imitating his sacrificial love and concern for those in need. Each year, the Catholic Services Appeal Foundation (CSAF) gives us a powerful opportunity to offer that witness by supporting the broader works of the Church undertaken in our archdiocese.

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From Readers – February 13, 2020

From Readers – February 13, 2020

| February 13, 2020 | 0 Comments

Caucus against assisted suicide
Get to know the ‘other’
Helping others not ‘either/or’

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Strengthened by good friendship

Strengthened by good friendship

| Bishop Andrew Cozzens | February 13, 2020 | 0 Comments

As I was traveling to Rome last month for the “ad limina” visit with Archbishop Hebda and Bishop-elect Don DeGrood, I was reminded of the first time I went to Rome, which was when I was in seminary. I was also traveling with my then seminary classmate and close friend Don DeGrood.

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Fortalecido por buena amistad

Fortalecido por buena amistad

| February 13, 2020 | 0 Comments

Mientras viajaba a Roma el mes pasado para la visita “ad limina” con el arzobispo Hebda y el obispo electo Don DeGrood, me recordó la primera vez que fui a Roma, que fue cuando estaba en seminario. También viajaba con mi entonces compañero de seminario y amigo cercano Don DeGrood.

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Basilica Block Party ‘tuning up’ another set of musical summer treats

Basilica Block Party ‘tuning up’ another set of musical summer treats

| Barb Umberger | February 12, 2020 | 0 Comments

Mark your calendars: Headliners Sylvan Esso and Hippo Campus are among performers expected to take the stage at the 26th annual Basilica Block Party July 10-11 at the Basilica of St. Mary in Minneapolis.

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