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 […]

Pilgrimage to Our Lady of Champion Filling Quickly

When one thinks of Marian Apparitions immediately Lourdes, Fatima, and Guadalupe come to mind.  For many, these distant holy sites are not possible to visit due to the nature and expense of international travel.  Little is it known though, that Mary has appeared here, in the United States. Our Lady of Champion appeared to a […]

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, […]