2024 Diocesan Youth Event

Bishop Fleming and the Office of Faith Formation is please to host the 2024 Diocesan Youth Event on March 16th and 17th, 2024.  The retreat will take place at St. Leo the Great Catholic Church in Lewistown, Montana.  Our theme this year is Saints and Sacraments.  The Sacraments selected by the planning team are Confirmation, […]

Fr. Jay Peterson Named Chancellor Pro Tempore

After 11 years of ministry to the Diocese of Great Falls-Billings, Darren Eultgen (former Chancellor) has left his role with the diocese to pursue other avenues of ministry in Montana.  Bishop Fleming, and the people of the Diocese of Great Falls-Billings thanks Darren for his years of service. The search for the new Chancellor of […]

Bishop Fleming Releases Letter About Universal Synod

On September 18th Bishop Fleming released his first Pastoral Letter as the Ordinary of the Diocese of Great Falls-Billings.  In it he requests prayers for the 16th Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops.  Click here to read the letter in full.

Parish Leadership Day 2023

Bishop Fleming and your Chancery Team announce the First Parish Leadership Day to be held in Billings at St. Patrick Co-Cathedral on Friday, October 20, 2023.  More information will be distributed as it becomes available, but to view the initial announcement click here.

Highlights from Fr. Solarz’s Ordination

The Diocese of Great Falls-Billings was blessed by the Presbyteral Ordination of Matthew Solarz on Thursday, June 8, 2023.  If you were unable to join us in person for this blessed event, you can view the entire celebration here or you can see the highlights through this link. Welcome and congratulations Fr. Solarz!

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 […]