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First Weekend Mass with Bishop Vetter
Sunday, Nov. 24th – 11:00am MST

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

Watch for livestream announcements on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/dioceseofhelena/

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


Bishop Austin Vetter, Ordained and Installed Nov. 20th, will visit each of the six deaneries...

While viewing the livestream, you may wish to follow along in the booklet. It is...

As we welcome Bishop-Elect Vetter as 11th Bishop of the Diocese of Helena, the locations...

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October 18, 2019 Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, While I continue to prepare to move to...

Congratulations to this year's Son Light Celebration Raffle Winner - Cy Hentges! A parishioner at St....

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...

Carroll College

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

Montana Catholic Schools

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

Podcasts and Homilies


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 19 – Solemn Vespers on Eve of Episcopal Ordination (Open to All)
Nov 20 – Ordination/Installation of Bishop Austin Vetter (Invitation Required)
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 26 – Bishop Vetter Bozeman Deanery Visit (Holy Rosary)
Nov 28-29 Thanksgiving Holiday

Dec 1 – First Sunday of Advent
Dec 3 – #iGiveCatholic – Giving Tuesday
– Bishop Vetter Butte Deanery Visit (St. Patrick’s)
Dec 5 – Bishop Vetter Helena Deanery Visit (Cathedral)
Dec 6-8 – CYC Board – Missoula
Dec 8 – Religious Retirement collection
Dec 9 – Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception Observed (not day of obligation)
Dec 10 – Bishop Vetter Missoula Deanery Visit (Blessed Trinity)
Dec 11 – Bishop Vetter Kalispell Deanery Visit (St. Richard’s)
Dec 12 – Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe
– Bishop Vetter Conrad Deanery Visit (St. Michael’s)
Dec 23-31 – Christmas Holiday (Chancery closed)
Dec 25 – Christmas (Chancery closed)

Jan 1, 2020 – New Years Day (Chancery closed)

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...