With praise and thanksgiving to Almighty God, the Diocese of Great Falls-Billings joyfully announces the ordination of
Matthew Walter Solarz
to the Sacred Order of the Priesthood through the imposition of hands and the invocation of the Holy Spirit by
His Excellency
The Most Reverend Michael W. Warfel
Bishop of Great Falls-Billings

Thursday, June 8, 2023
St. Ann’s Cathedral

All are welcome to join Deacon Solarz and the entire diocese in this special event.

Whether you are able to join in person or not, please pray for Deacon Solarz as he becomes Father Solarz and begins his priestly ministry to the People of God of Eastern Montana.

After ordination, Fr. Solarz will be assigned to Sidney, Montana and the Catholic communities served out of St. Matthew’s Parish.  He will also continue his assignment as the Assistant Vocations Director for the Diocese of Great Falls-Billings.