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Solemn Vespers Service
on the eve of the
Episcopal Ordination & Installation of Rev. Austin A. Vetter
as the 11th Bishop of the Diocese of Helena
Tuesday, Nov. 19th – 6:00pm MST

The Episcopal Ordination & Installation of Rev. Austin A. Vetter
as the 11th Bishop of the Diocese of Helena
Wednesday, Nov. 20th – 2:00pm MST

Watch livestream video of events and selected Masses celebrated at the Cathedral of St. Helena.

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Bishop-Elect Vetter has expressed his hope that the parishes of the diocese, beloved family members...

Dr. John Cech President, Carroll College Recognizing Monsignor Joseph Harrington I am pleased to announce that Carroll College’s...

On October 8, 2019, our Holy Father, Pope Francis, appointed Father Austin Anthony Vetter as...

Please plan to attend the fourteenth annual Son Light Celebration supporting youth and young adult...

Communications Staff At over 50 years strong, Catholic camping is alive and well at Legendary Lodge....

On July 9th, 27 teens and chaperones arrived in Browning, Mont. for the 10th annual...

Dan Bartleson Director, Communications This August marks the start of Kaleb Mitchell’s formation for priesthood in the...

Dan Bartleson Director, Communication Services Born of the Second Vatican Council (1962-1965), Gaudium et spes (Joy and...

Dan Bartleson Director, Communication Services In his first assignment as a priest, Fr. Nathan Scheidecker serves as...

Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ, As much as I truly enjoy the season of Christmas...

Carroll College

Each week, President John Cech highlights a few of the many events and accomplishments coming out of our dynamic diocesan college. 

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Montana Catholic Schools Supt. Dr. Tim Uhl's weekly update along with best practices, trends, and innovations in Catholic Education. 

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Sept 2 – Labor Day (Chancery holiday)
Sept 4 – Chancery Staff meeting
Sept 5 – Diocesan Finance Council
Sept 11 – Diocesan Liturgical Commission
Sept 12 – College of Consultors
Sept 19 – Women Religious Jubilee Celebration, Helena
Sept 22 – CYC Kickball Tournament – Missoula
Sept 29-Oct 2 – Diocesan Fiscal Managers Conference – Chicago, Illinois

Oct 4 – Son Light Celebration
Oct 4-6 – CYC Board – Helena
Oct 4-6 – Engaged Encounter, Bozeman
Oct 5 – Permanent Deacon Weekend
Oct 6-9 – International Catholic Stewardship Conference – Chicago
Oct 12-13 – Annual Catholic Appeal Kickoff
Oct 14 – Columbus Day (Chancery Open)
Oct 16 – Certification & Training for Religion Teachers – Billings
Oct 17-18 – Catholic Teacher Days, Billings
Oct 19-20 – Annual Catholic Appeal Commitment Sunday
Oct 20 – Propogation of the Faith – Mission Sunday Collection

Nov 1 – Solemnity of All Saints – Holy Day of Obligation
Nov 2 – Junior High Rally – Great Falls (with Diocese of Great Falls-Billings
Nov 3 – Daylight Saving Time Ends
Nov 3-9 – National Vocations Awareness Week
Nov 11 – Veteran’s Day (Chancery Open)
Nov 11-14 – USCCB General Meeting, Baltimore
Nov 21-23 – National Catholic Youth Conference (NCYC) – Indianapolis
Nov 24 – Feast of Christ the King
Nov 24 – Catholic Campaign for Human Development collection
Nov 28-29 Thanksgiving Holiday

In Loving Memory

May 25, 1921 -Sep 18, 2019 Father Joseph B. Oblinger died at his residence in Bozeman, Montana, the morning of September 18, 2019. In May...

March 13, 1928 - August 27, 2019 Dcn. Robert K. Pearce Sr., 91, was welcomed into his eternal reward on Aug. 27, 2019, surrounded by...

July 3, 1929 - August 27, 2019 Father Joseph Leo Byrne, 90, died on August 27, 2019. He was approaching the 65thanniversary of his ordination...