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 Post subject: Swain retired, DeGrood named Sioux Falls Bishop
PostPosted: Thu Dec 12, 2019 7:22 am 
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Bishop Paul Joseph Swain retired and Bishop-elect Donald Edward DeGrood was named Bishop of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, USA.

Bishop-elect DeGrood was born in Faribault, MN and has been serving as a priest in the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis, MN.

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 Post subject: Re: Swain retired, DeGrood named Sioux Falls Bishop
PostPosted: Sun Jan 05, 2020 7:48 pm 
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it is the 'East River' Diocese. we here in south dakota are split in two. I live in 'west river', the Diocese of Rapid City. we are waiting for a new bishop. Our former bishop Robert Gruss was sent to Saginaw.

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 Post subject: Re: Swain retired, DeGrood named Sioux Falls Bishop
PostPosted: Wed Jan 08, 2020 3:26 am 
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Currently there are 6 US dioceses without bishops.

There are 3 that have been vacant longer than yours, but the longest is only since 5 Mar 2019.

Typically a new bishop takes 6 to 18 months to be named - so a good chance it will be sometime this year.

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