SIOUX FALLS, SD (KELO) — South Dakotans said goodbye to Paul Swain, the former bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Sioux Falls Saturday.

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Saturday morning in the Cathedral of Saint Joseph.

The Most Reverend Bernard Hebda, archbishop of St. Paul & Minneapolis, presided at the Mass.

Swain died one week ago in hospice care at the age of 79.

He served as bishop of the diocese from 2006 to 2020.