Fr. John Miller

May 5, 1948 – September 22, 2021 John Patrick Miller was born in O’Neill, Nebraska, on May 5, 1948, the son of Marvin Miller and Mary Constance Golden Miller. Following graduation from St. Mary’s Catholic School in O’Neill, he studied at Peru State College, Peru, Nebraska, in 1970. In 1969 Read more…

Fr. Jacob U. Vadekkekudy

November 18, 1932 – September 19, 2021 Jacob U. Vadakkekudy was born in Kadavoor, Kerala, India, on November 18, 1932, and was baptized at St. George Parish there.  Following seminary training at St. Joseph Pontifical College in Alwaye, Kerala, India, he was ordained a priest for the Diocese of Kothamangalam Read more…

Diocesan End-of-Life Survey

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] My Brothers and Sisters in Christ, An important, but often overlooked, ministry of the Church is the Rite of Christian Burial. It can be difficult to think about the end of our time on earth, but it is important to make those plans. Our plans can serve as an Read more…

Summer Youth Ministry – 2021

[vc_row full_width=”stretch_row_content”][vc_column][vc_separator color=”green” style=”dashed” border_width=”2″][vc_column_text] The Diocese of Helena is excited to offer these unique Faith opportunities to young people this summer.  [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row full_width=”stretch_row_content”][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_single_image image=”19198″ img_size=”full” alignment=”center” css_animation=”slideInLeft”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_column_text] The Kateri Institute at Carroll College (grades 9-12) [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text] The Kateri Institute at Carroll College combines the spiritual and the Read more…

Year of St. Joseph

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Dec. 8, 2020 to Dec. 8 2021 In celebration of the 150th anniversary of Blessed Pope Pius IX’s declaration of St. Joseph as Patron of the Universal Church, Pope Francis proclaimed a special “Year of St. Joseph.” It is a wonderful opportunity to increase our love for St. Joseph and knowledge, “to Read more…

On Covid-19 Vaccination; A letter from Bishop Vetter

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/4″][vc_empty_space height=”80px”][vc_column_text] Links Bishop Vetter’s Letter on Vaccinations (Printable) USCCB on Use of the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 Vaccine Further Information USCCB Moral Considerations Regarding Vaccines Answers to Ethical Questions About Covid-19 Vaccines Vatican Note: on the Morality of Using Some Covid-19 Vaccines Statement: “Vaccine for all. 20 points for a Read more…

Montana Natural Family Planning Update

Montana’s Natural Family Planning (NFP) instructors are available for instruction. The group recently updated their contact information including the several online teaching/training options that are available. View the recently updated brochure. For more information, visit their Facebook page at Montana NFP/Fertility Awareness. NFP methods available include the Couple Bead Method, Read more…