New Sioux Falls Bishop Introduced

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The Catholic Diocese of Sioux Falls has a new bishop.

The Rev. Donald DeGrood was officially introduced Thursday as the successor to Bishop Paul Swain, who submitted his resignation at age 75 last September, per canon law.

Father DeGrood most recently served as pastor of St. John the Baptist Church in Savage, Minnesota, part of the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis. He will be ordained as bishop and installed on February 13.

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