The Diocese of Great Falls-Billings invites the People of God of Eastern Montana to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of Bishop Michael W. Warfel’s Ordination to the Episcopate (being ordained a bishop). Please RSVP following the directions on the bottom of the attached invitation.
On Friday, October 29, 2021 Bishop Warfel signed the Decree Promulgating the Declaration of the Diocesan Synod on the Domestic Church in Eastern Montana. This decree is a statement that the Bishop has accepted the declaration of the synod and will begin the process of drafting his pastoral letter, addressing
Pilgrimage to Rome and Assisi – May 31-June 8, 2022. Father Jay Peterson invites you to join him on a pilgrimage to Rome, the enchanting Eternal City. The program includes visits with Travel Illume’s local expert guides and daily liturgy in historical venues. The hotel selected is first-class and in
Rev. Richard D. Osterman, 85, died September 25, 2021, in Billings, MT, at St. John’s Nursing Home after a long illness. He served as a Catholic Priest of the Diocese of Great Falls-Billings for 52 years. His funeral Mass of Christian Burial will take place in Red Lodge at St.
On September 10th, 2021 Bishop Michael Warfel issued a Diocesan Decree on Traditionis Custodes, a Motu Proprio recently issued by Pope Francis. In Traditionis Custodes the Pope insists on a clear distinction between the Mass celebrated according to the 1962 Missale Romanum and the Novus Ordo Mass. These directives issued
The Diocese of Great Falls-Billings received word late last week that Father Paul Reichling OFM Cap., a priest who served in the diocese at multiple locations, passed away. Please join us in praying for the repose of Father Reichling’s soul. Eternal rest grant unto him O Lord, and let your
After over a year of preparation, the Synod on the Domestic Church in Eastern Montana will begin with an Opening Mass celebrated by Bishop Michael W. Warfel at St. Ann’s Cathedral on Friday, September 10th. Please pray for the delegates as they deliberate and advise the Bishop on the challenges
The Diocese of Great Falls-Billings is blessed to have two men studying for the priesthood during the 2021-2022 academic year. Please pray for Thomas as he works to complete his Pre-Theology requirements at Mount Angel Seminary in Oregon and for Matthew as he continues his studies at Sacred Heart Seminary
On Saturday, August 21st, nearly 20 individuals participated in the first Young Adult Day of Fellowship with the Bishop. The afternoon started with a presentation on holiness by Father John Pankratz. Following the presentation there was time for reflection and activities based off of the saints and other topics related
It is with sadness, and yet great trust and joy in the Lord, that we announce the death of Father William Dsouza. Fr. Willie passed away July 31 in Jhansi, India. He was an incardinated priest of the Diocese of Great Falls-Billings who served here many years including at; St.