Celebrating Marriage Event – Online Photo Gallery

Thank you to everyone who attended our Mass for married couples on February 9th! In the gallery below you’ll find a digital version of your photo taken during the blessing. To download your photo, click on the photo to expand it. Then click the share arrow icon in the upper right corner of the photo viewer. In the dropdown, click ‘Download Image’.

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National Marriage Week 2024

The observances of National Marriage Week (February 7-14) and World Marriage Day (Sunday, February 11) are an opportunity to focus on building a culture of life and love that begins with supporting and promoting marriage and the family. The theme for 2024 is “Love Beyond Words.” Below you’ll find links to various resources that can help couples reflect on and proactively cultivate their marriage. USCCB

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St. Joseph and the Hidden Grace of Family Life

A few months ago, I stumbled upon a homily written by Father Jon Vander Ploeg, Director of Spiritual Formation at St. Paul Seminary where we are blessed to have four seminarians studying. Father Jon preached about the profound hiddenness of the life of St. Thérèse. So simple was her life that as she lay on her deathbed, her own sisters worried aloud outside her window

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News of Great Joy: A Christmas Reflection

“And the angel said to them, ‘Be not afraid; for behold, I bring you news of a great joy which will come to all people; for to you is born this day in the city of David a Savior, who is Christ the Lord. And this will be a sign for you: you will find a baby wrapped in swaddling cloths and lying in a

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That Was Father Stu: Fr. Bart Tolleson on His New Book

This fall, Fr. Bart Tolleson of the Diocese of Helena released That Was Father Stu: A Memoir of My Priestly Brother and Friend through Ignatius Press, which chronicles the life and ministry of the late Father Stuart Long, a fellow priest for the Diocese of Helena that passed away of a terminal illness in 2014, and whose larger-than-life story inspired the film Father Stu, starring

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Faith in Action: A Focus on Evangelization

The Foundation for the Diocese of Helena has given nearly $1,000,000 in grants to our Diocesan parishes and ministries since 2007. This year alone, we gave more than $103,000; but this grant cycle there was a twist. In previous years the grants went to everything from new hymnals to a new boiler, to roof repairs . . . and while all those things are important

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