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Bishop Warfel’s Directives for Chrism Mass, Holy Week, and Easter

Bishop Michael Warfel Bishop of the Diocese of Great Falls-Billings The Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments released a “Note” on February 18, 2021 for bishops regarding the celebration of Holy Week for this year. Basically, the Congregation said that the special instructions given by them

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Angel Turoski Named as Diocesan Superintendent of Schools

Darren Eultgen Chancellor Bishop Michael Warfel has named Angel Turoski as the new Diocesan Schools Superintendent effective July 1, 2021.  “The Diocese of Great Falls-Billings is most fortunate in securing an individual such as Mrs. Turoski to succeed Dr. Tim Uhl and carry forward the important initiatives he introduced,” said

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Diocesan Youtube Channel Launch

The Diocese of Great Falls-Billings continues to develop our new YouTube Channel.  We are excited to have this new means of reaching out to the people of our diocese.  When you visit the channel, please be sure to subscribe to it.  In order to stream live video from special liturgies

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World Youth Day 2023

This event is held about every three years, and is attended by hundreds of thousands of Catholics, including the Pope himself.  Any individual is invited to attend the event, but most of the activities and messages are geared toward individuals 15-35.  The next World Youth Day is scheduled for August 2023 in

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National Catholic Youth Convention

NCYC is a weekend Catholic experience of youth from across the country.  This year the Conference is scheduled for November 18-20.  The diocese is planning on taking a contingent, but is awaiting further information before formally organizing the group.  Please visit www.nfcym.org/featured-events/ncyc/ for more information about the national event.  Diocesan specific information will be made available

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St. Thomas Camp

Summer Camp is always a powerful way to experience community and the wonders of God the Creator.  The Diocese of Great Falls-Billing proudly offers a summer camp experience for youth in 5th-12th grade.  For information about this summer’s experience in beautiful Monarch, Montana visit: www.saintthomascamp.com

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Montana Bishop’s Oppose Legalized Marijuana

The Roman Catholic Bishops of Montana oppose the legalization of recreational marijuana as a threat to the flourishing of individual persons – particularly, the young, the poor, and those who struggle with either substance abuse or mental health challenges. While proponents of legalization see enhanced revenues for the state through

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Covid-19 Response: Information and Updates

The documents below address Bishop Warfel’s directives and guidance for the Diocese of Great Falls-Billings as we work together to care for one another during the global Coronavirus pandemic. Coronavirus Guidance: March 10, 2020 Coronavirus Operational Procedures: March 13, 2020 Sunday Masses Suspended: March 16, 2020 Catholic Schools Closure: March

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Synod on The Domestic Church in Eastern Montana

By Bishop Michael Warfel On August 4, 2020, I announced that the Diocese of Great Falls-Billings would be holding a diocesan synod. I noted that a synod is an official canonical process that would provide parishioners and their pastors throughout the Diocese an opportunity to advise me in my role

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