Councils - Diocesan Level

Policies & Procedures for Celergy Personnel Board
Articles & Procedures for Diocesan Liturgical Commision
Priests Council Constitution
Diocesan Constitution Pastoral Council
Diocesan Pastoral Council Guidelines

Councils - Parish Level

Norms for Parish Finance Councils Parish Pastoral Council Guidelines

Liturgical Policies (Sacramental)

Sacaramental & Liturgical Guidelines

Sacraments of Initiation

General Introduction
Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults
Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults Part II/Christian Initiation of Children of Catechetical Age
Baptism of Infants & Very Young Children
Completion of Sacraments of Initiation
Liturgy Preparation Form
Sacrament of Confirmation Special Cases Outside of Completion of the Sacraments of Initiation
Penance & First Penance
Pastoral Care of the Sick/Rites of Anointing & Viaticum
Rite of Christian Marriage/Liturgical & Catechetical Guidelines
Order of Christian Funerals

Appendix - Liturgical Policies

Appendix B - Guidelines for Photography/Electronic Recording During Liturgical Celebrations

Ministering As It Relates to Liturgical Policies

Guidelines for Alter Servers
Guidelines of Lectors
Guidelines for Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion
Polices & Procedures for Lay Leaders of Sunday Celebration in the Absence of a Priest
Guidelines for Lay Preaching


Marriage Policies

Region XII Canonical Counsel & Advocacy for Non-Matrimonial Cases
Marriage Policy
Marriages in the University of Great Falls Chapel
Policy for Saturday Weddings
Ursuline Chapel Wedding Policy


Miscellaneous Policies

Communication Technologies Policy
Conciliation & Arbitration Procedures
**Eucharistic Sharing Guidelines for the Diocese of Helena and Great Falls-Billings
The Harvest - Statement of Purpose & Editorial Policy
**Holy Days of Obligation
Political Activity Policy
Speaker and Event Policy


Personnel Policies
Personnel Policies & Procedures
Priest Policies

Ongoing Clergy Formation
Faculties of the Diocese of GF-B/Request for Permission
Process for the Incardination of a Cleric
Care & Well Being of Priests
Priest Funeral & Burial Guidelines
Remuneration for Sacramental Ministers
Substitute Priest Remuneration Form
Role of Sacramental Ministers
Duties & Responsibilities of Vicars
Retirement Housing

Deacon Policies

Permanent Deacon Agreement/Reflections on Ministry


Ordination Planning Guidelines
Ordination Planning Worksheet
Seminarian Handbook

Pastoral Administrator

Ministry of Pastoral Administrators
Policy on Remuneration for Pastoral Administrators

Women Religious

Policy for Compensation of Women Religious



Principles for Planning
Pastoral Plan for the Diocese of Great Falls-Billings (2005-2010)

Safe Environment Policies

Safe Environment Policies
Sexual Ethics Policy
Code of Pastural Conduct

School Policies

Catholic School Policies & Procedures
Student Sexual Harassment Policy

Temporal Affair

Archive Policy
**A Place of Occasional Worship
Policy Relating to Temporal Matters
Transportation Policy