New Permanent Deacon Formation Cohort Forming

Permanent Deacons play an important role in the life of the Church in the Diocese of Great Falls-Billings.  Bishops Michael Warfel and Jeffrey Fleming, along with Deacon Pete Woelkers (Director of Deacons and Deacon Formation) are excited to announce the opening of a new Permanent Deacon Formation Cohort, which will begin Fall of 2023. The […]

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, […]

Bishops Issue Pastoral Letter on the Liturgy

Earlier this month Bishop Warfel and Bishop Fleming issued a Pastoral Letter to all parishes on the celebration of the Sacred Liturgy.  This document gives guidance on the specifics of the celebration of Mass throughout the Diocese of Great Falls-Billings.  You can view this document here, or through the diocesan website on the resources page […]

A Vision for Catholic Schools

As part of his responsibilities as Coadjutor Bishop of the Diocese of Great Falls-Billings, Bishop Fleming has been tasked with overseeing the future of Catholic Schools throughout the diocese.  Bishop Fleming has been working with administrators of the Catholic Schools in Great Falls proper to strategically plan for the future of Catholic Education within the […]

Easter Greeting from Bishop Warfel and the Diocese of Great Falls-Billings (2023)

Christ is Risen! Indeed – Christ is Risen, Alleluia! Easter greetings from Bishop Warfel, Bishop Fleming, and everyone at the Chancery. Please watch this quick video from Bishop Warfel talking about the importance of Easter and the resurrection of our Lord, Jesus Christ. To view via YouTube: To view via Facebook:

Holy Saturday (2023)

We enter into Holy Saturday, or what is sometimes referred to as Silent Saturday. While this may initially seem less important or not as acknowledged – it is a very important day for the Holy Triduum and our Catholic faith. Join Bishop Warfel and Thomas as they discuss why this day is so significant. We […]

Good Friday (2023)

Today we mark the ultimate sacrifice made on our behalf; truly a debt owed we could not pay. Bishop Fleming and Thomas discuss the significance of this day and the way in which the Church celebrates this second of the three liturgies of the Holy Triduum. To view via YouTube: To view via Facebook: […]

Holy Thursday (2023)

On Holy Thursday we celebrate the Mass of the Lord’s Supper, and commemorate the events of the Upper Room. In this video Bishop Warfel and Thomas discuss the importance of this celebration as the first of the Triduum liturgies. To view via YouTube: To view via Facebook:

The Holy Triduum (2023)

In this, our last installment of our Lenten Series, Bishop Fleming and Thomas discuss the upcoming celebrations of the Holy Triduum. Each of the liturgies of the Triduum will be featured in the days to come, but this discussion helps to set the stage for this most sacred of liturgical Seasons. To view via YouTube: […]