St. John the Baptist Catholic Church

Mass Times

(all Masses can be attended in person)All Masses will be live streamedon Facebook , during the pandemic. Search for "Gregg Frankman"


Saturday 5:30 pm


Tuesday & Friday 10:00 am

First AND Third Wednesdays 9:00 am Holy Hour followed by Mass


1/2 hour before weekend Masses

Welcome to our Catholic Parish Website

I am Fr. Gregg Frankman, the pastor. I hope that you find the information you are searching for here, whether you are a registered parishioner, visitor or just curious.

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Matthew 28:19-20 "Go therefore, and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you. And behold, I am with you always, until the end of the age.", sharing God's love, by living the Gospel of Jesus Christ.


Please spread the word, especially the weekend Mass time. All Masses will be live streamed on Facebook under "Gregg Frankman." , with the exception of those at St. Peter's . Go to NE SD Catholic churches .

Our Weekend Mass schedule for June, July & August will be SATURDAYS AT 5:30 PM

  • *** The choice to attend public Mass is yours to make. As Bishop DeGrood has stated, there is no shame in waiting out the pandemic before participating at public Masses.***

* An offering basket will be placed on the Offertory table to put your offering when entering or when leaving Mass.


St. Anthony’s, Browns Valley; St. John’s, Rosholt; St. Kateri's, Sisseton; St. Peter’s, Sisseton

After consultation with Bishop Kettler and Bishop DeGrood, along with giving your respective Parish Council members opportunity for input, the following will be the Mass schedule for our four parishes.


  • June, July, August AND December, January, February

— Saturday evening: St. John’s at 5:30 pm

— Sunday morning: St. Anthony’s at 9:00 am

***August 2020: Saturdays St. Peter’s at 5:30 pm and Sundays St. Kateri’s at 11:00 am

  • September, October, November AND March, April, May

— Saturday evening: St. Anthony’s at 5:30 pm & St. Kateri’s at 5:30 pm

— Sunday morning: St. John’s at 9:00 am & St. Peter’s at 11:00 am

** Since Sisseton has both a Saturday and Sunday Mass, the Sunday Mass will always be at 11:00 am.

** Fr. Brian Simon has offered to preside at all Saturday evening Masses in Sisseton.

— If Fr. Brian Simon is unable to come for any particular Saturday evening Mass, parishioners from both Sisseton parishes can attend Mass at St. Peter’s at 11:00 am.

  • I am required to offer one Mass for the Lord’s Day and one Mass on Holy Days for the Spiritual and Temporal Welfare of the People. This Mass Intention can be prayed in one parish for parishioners of all parishes.

— Schedule for this Mass Intention:

First weekend of the month = St. Peter’s

Second weekend of the month = St. Anthony’s

Third weekend of the month = St. John’s

Fourth weekend of the month = St. Kateri’s

  • Holy Days: Because of the distances, there will one Mass in Sisseton at St. Peter's, one Mass at St. John's; and one Mass at St. Anthony's. [Parish Council chairpersons will advise me on schedule]

  • Daily Mass Schedule: * all daily Masses will be live streamed during the pandemic*

— Mondays: No Mass [my day of rest]

— Tuesdays: Browns Valley Health Care Center at 10:00 am [During the pandemic Mass will be at St. John's in Rosholt at 10:00 am]

— First & Third Wednesdays: St. John’s 10:00 am

— Second & Fourth Wednesdays: St. Peter's at 9:00 am

— Thursdays Sisseton [rotation]:

- First Thursday = St. Peter’s at 5:00pm *Day of Adoration beigns at 9:00 am*

- Second Thursday = Tekawitha Center at 8:45 am

- Third Thursday = Assisted Living Center at 9:00 am [During the pandemic Mass will be at St Peter's in Sisseton]

- Fourth Thursday = Tekawitha Center at 8:45 am

— Fridays: Rosholt Countryside Living Center at 2:00 pm [During the pandemic Mass will be at St. John's in Rosholt at 10:00 am]


Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, NO Holy Day Mass on Aug. 15th. We will have regular weekend Mass schedule, because it falls on Saturday.

Donations to the Food Pantry or the Catholic Home Mission Appeal can be put in a marked envelope in the collection basket. Thank you.

If anyone would like the deep sink and faucet or the double stainless steel sink, just leave a donation. Thank you!

Students going to NDSU this Fall should check out

Bishop's Message:

Healthy Emotional and Spiritual Response to the impact of COVID-19

Go to to see more information.

Parish Offerings: You can still give your weekly offerings! Please go to our new "Online Giving" Tab for options!

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