Bulletin

RURAL LIFE CELEBRATION

Diocese of Fargo 1st annual RURAL LIFE CELEBRATION is on Sunday, June 24, 2018. Mass at 12:30 pm. Meal, speaker, and entertainment at 2 pm. Hosted by St. Cecilia Church at the Ron and Janine Schmitz farm, rural Harvey, ND. For directions to the farm and for more information please visit www.fargodiocese.org/rural-life . Please RSVP for the meal at: (701) 356-7950 or  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   This event is FREE.

CATHOLICISM 101: ALL ARE INVITED! 

Fr. Courtright is having special summer classes on Wednesday evenings at St. Anthony of Padua, Fargo, in June and July. These classes will use the Baltimore Catechism and are open to those who have never been confirmed, who wish to be confirmed, who are not familiar with Church teaching/practices, or anyone who would like to brush up on basic teachings of the Catholic Church. Classes will start at 7:00 PM and run for 90 minutes.

If you have any questions, please call (701-237-6063) or email ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ) Joe. The first class will begin on Wednesday, June 6, and continue each Wednesday throughout July, except for July 4. Come to deepen your knowledge of our universal faith!

Let the Saints Come In

This summer the Youth and Young Adult Ministry Department is offering two new retreats for students ages 13-17 that are gender specific.  The retreat for young women will be held from July 18-21, the young men’s retreat will be held from July 22-25.  The uniqueness of these retreats is that young adults will be creating and running these retreats.  A priest will be attending each retreat to give a talk, to have Mass each day and to be available for reconciliation!  The cost is $150/student.  Scholarships are available for those in financial need. The retreats will be held at the Franciscan Sisters of Dillingen Convent in Hankinson, ND.  Deadline to register will be Monday, June 18.

For more information and to receive a registration form please contact Kathy Loney at 701-356-7902!

Pilgrimage to Italy

Fr. Larry Delaney, pastor of St. Joseph's in Moorhead, will be leading a pilgrimage to Italy from October 15—October 25, 2018. Highlights of the pilgrimage will include the Papal Audience at St. Peter’s (subject to the Holy Father’s schedule) and tours of all of the major sights in Rome, Orvieto, Assisi, Siena, Florence, and Venice. Fr. Larry will provide daily Mass each day and we will share some wonderful meals together. Brochures and reservation applications are available online at www.stjoesmhd.comRegister soon to ensure your spot for this trip of a lifetime! Call (218) 236-5066 with any questions.

Trinity Youth Camp 2018

A Catholic camping experience for students entering 4th -8th grade this fall.  Register online today:  Trinityyouthcampnd.com

June 20-24 at Red Willow (near Binford), July 11-15 at Pelican Lake (near Bonttineau), July 18-22 at Camp of the Cross (near Garrison), July 25-29 at Pelican Lake (Bottineau).  Activities include Good News, craft, rec, water sports, daily Mass, skits, campfires, new friends and much more.  Registration is due one week prior to the start of each session!   

Mother Daughter Days

Mother Daughter Days will be held at St. Francis Retreat Center in Hankinson, North Dakota, again this summer.

This is an opportunity for mothers and their daughters to spend cherished time together, grow in their faith, and have some fun.  They join the Sisters for prayer, Mass and meals.  

Two sessions will be offered this summer: you can chose from: June 28-30 or July 26-28.  Note the program begins THURSDAY evening and concludes SATURDAY afternoon.

If you're interested, please call Sr. Jean Louise at: 701.208.1245 or email:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  at least three weeks prior to the session for which you are registering.  Register early because space is limited.

Monastic Experience Weekend

If you're serious about God, what does He want you to do next? Listen. Listen and act.  Why not try listening and acting in a monastery? Job shadow a monk for a weekend.

Monastic Experience Weekend. June 22-24. St Mary’s Monastery in Central MA, 70 miles from Boston. For single Catholic men aged 18-40. With the monks and other young adults, live in the monastery not the guest house, and participate in the prayer, the work and shared and private talks with monks. Prayer, work, community life. A balanced and rhythmical contemplative Benedictine monastic life with a 1600 year history. Serious liturgy (Gregorian chant); serious work (intellectual and manual); good humored people (monks; well, that's the theory!) 

If you are interested or would like more information please contact Father Gregory at:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or at 978-724-3350

Beginning Experience

A Beginning Experience Weekend will be held June 22-24, 2018, at Hankinson Retreat Center. "Beginning Experience" is a support program offered by the Catholic Church and open to divorced, widowed, and separated persons of all Faiths, or no Faith. For more information contact Matt Tedrick (701-541-6095) or Marlene Wilde (218-998-4300) This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and/or the wbesite beginningexperience-easternd.org.

Untold Blessings Adult Study

Holy Spirit Parish, Fargo, is offering the six- week adult study Untold Blessing with Bishop Robert Barron, Tuesday mornings (6:30am or 9am) beginning June 12. The study examines the three paths to holiness (happiness).  Join us and bring a friend! All are welcome!

Putt 4 a Purpose - Golf Event

Bishop John Folda invites you to Putt for a Purpose , at the 12th Annual Bishop's Charity Golf Classic, benefitting Seminarian Education and Youth Programs.  Join the fun and fellowship by heading to Rose Creek Golf Course in south Fargo on Monday, August 6th for a round of golf, dinner and prizes.  Register three golfers and bring your Priest, Deacon or Seminarian as your 4th player for free! Register online at:  www.fargodiocese.org/puttpurpose

If you are not a golfer, please consider sponsoring a priest or seminarian or a hole on the golf course.  Your contribution will help support the event and defray costs.  Register online at:  www.fargodiocese.org/puttpurpose

For futher information please contact Steve Schones or Brenda Hagemeier in the Stewardship and Development office, at 701-356-7928 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Called to service? Teach in Haiti!

The Haitian Project (THP) is immediately seeking bright, compassionate, hard-working men and women to live in community, teach, and lead extracurricular activities at Louverture Cleary School (LCS) for a period of 10 months beginning in August 2018. LCS is a tuition-free, Catholic, co-educational secondary boarding school (grades 7-13) supported by THP.

Qualifications: BA/BS; a commitment to Catholic Social Teaching. (No foreign language requirement.)

For more information or to apply please contact us at 401-351-3624 / This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   www.haitianproject.org

Job Openings

FT DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR

St. Paul’s Catholic Newman Center (on the NDSU campus) in Fargo, ND is accepting applications for a FT Development Director.  The Development Director personally represents St. Paul’s Newman Center and ignites benefactors and potential benefactors to continually support our work.  Ideal candidate needs to understand the value of campus ministry at a state university, and be effective in communicating that to the current and future benefactors.  Immediately, they will be helping to finish a successful campaign, as well as build the next steps for the future needs of the development program.  This position requires previous experience in fund development and the ability to work in an extremely fast, results driven environment.  The successful candidate will work closely with the Director of the NDSU Newman Center, as well as current development staff.  Immediate goals will be to close out a 21.5 million dollar campaign with a hopeful ground breaking the spring of 2019.  The ideal candidate will work with current and future benefactors who have pledged anywhere $100,000 - $5,000,000 and continually focus on networking and growing the donor base.  Extensive knowledge and experience with major and planned giving experience is a must.  Ideal candidate should be familiar with Raiser’s Edge NXT software.  Please click on this link to apply through our talent partner, Sagency. Apply immediately, position open until filled.

PARISH ADMINISTRATOR/STEWARDSHIP COORDINATOR

St. Joseph’s parish is seeking a full-time parish administrator/stewardship coordinator for the parish office. Duties include managing daily parish operations, personnel and facilities management and coordinating the stewardship program for the parish. The qualified candidate will have a four-year college degree, experience in human resource management and the ability to support and create new opportunities to promote stewardship as a way of life within the parish. The candidate must be a practicing Catholic. Salary and benefits will be commensurate with experience. Send resume and references to: St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Attn: Search Committee; 218 10th St. S., Moorhead, MN 56560 or e-mail:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

ST. ANTHONY OF PADUA IS HIRING!

St. Anthony’s of Fargo has added a Job Postings page to our web page, and we’re looking for talented people with a heart for Jesus to submit applications. Two part-time coordinator positions, one of Religious Education and one for Communications, Events, and Technology, are open. If you or someone you know is qualified and hoping to serve the Lord, please visit stanthonyfargo.org and click the ‘Job Postings’ link. Application materials can be dropped off in the parish office or emailed to:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Full Time Associate Development Director

St. Thomas Aquinas Newman Center, on the UND campus (Grand Forks, ND) is accepting applications for a full-time Associate Development Director to raise funds to enhance its apostolate through securing transformative support for new ministries and formative opportunities.  Primary duties will include: strategy development, personal meetings with donors, database management, and assistance with special events.  Successful candidate must possess outstanding interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills, a mission-focused passion for the life and ministry of the Catholic Church, integrity along with a great amount of enthusiasm.  Travel required.  Campus ministry, successful fund development or related experience is beneficial. Send cover letter and resume to  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .  Position open until filled.

School Openings

Elementary Teacher / Middle School Teacher

Holy Rosary Catholic School in Detroit Lakes, is seeking a qualified 4th grade teacher AND a qualified Middle School Social Studies/K-8 Phy. Ed. teacher.   Must hold or be able to acquire a Minnesota teaching license. Interested applicants should send Letter of Application, Resume, Transcripts and any other supporting documentation of their choosing to:

Cathy Larson, Principal, Holy Rosary Catholic School, 1043 Lake AvenueDetroit Lakes, Minnesota 56501
e-mail:   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , 218-847-5306

Holy Rosary is a PK-8 Faith Based Catholic School with small class sizes, motivated students, and supportive parents.
Please apply as soon as possible. The position will remain open until filled.

Elementary Teacher

Holy Family - St. Mary’s Catholic School in Grand Forks, ND is seeking applicants for a primary classroom teacher for 2018-2019. If interested in applying, please send a letter of interest, a resume, two letters of recommendation, a copy of transcripts, and a copy of your ND teaching license to the school office.  Attention:  Katie Mayer, 1001 17th Ave. South, Grand Forks, ND 58201.

St. Michael’s Catholic School, Grand Forks, is accepting applications for an elementary classroom position, part-time reading specialist, part-time preschool teacher and part-time art teacher for the 2018-2019 school year. Applicants should include letter of interest, resume, two letters of recommendation, copy of transcripts and copy of ND teaching license.  Submit to: Sara Dudley, Principal at:   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

JPII Catholic Schools:

  •          Curriculum/Tech Specialist – Shanley/Sullivan
  •          Science Teacher – Shanley
  •          Science Teacher - Sullivan
  •          Art Teacher - Shanley
  •          Elementary Music Teacher - Nativity
  •          Accounts Receivable Accountant

Website at https://www.jp2schools.org/central-office/careers/ or contact Human Resources at 701-893-3231 or  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Principal or Educational Leader

Little Flower School in Rugby, ND is seeking a Principal or Educational Leader for the 2018-19 school year and beyond.  Full time and Part time applications considered.  Compensation includes salary based on experience and a health care benefit.  National Standards and Benchmarks for Catholic Education based strategic plan.  Boys Town Education Model implemented for social skills development.  See our complete listing on www.little-flower.k12.nd.us or contact Fr. Tom Graner for more information This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . 

Elementary Teacher

Little Flower School in Rugby, ND is seeking a 3rd and 4th grade teacher (combined classroom) for the 2018-19 school year and beyond.  Full time position with salary and benefits based on experience.  See our complete listing on www.little-flower.k12.nd.us or contact Fr. Tom Graner for more information  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Cathedral of St. Mary's Adoration Chapel

The following time slots need adorers:

Sunday - 4am (OPEN), 5am(OPEN) and 6am(OPEN), 11am, 12pm, 2pm (OPEN), 4pm, 5pm, 7pm

Monday- 12am, 1am, 3am, 4am, 11am(OPEN), 12pm, 1pm, 2pm

Tuesday - 1am, 3am, 4am, 10am, 5pm(OPEN)

Wednesday - 12am, 3am(OPEN), 4am, 7am, 9am, 5pm, 6pm(OPEN), 7pm

Thursday - 1am, 2am(OPEN), 3am, 5am

Friday - 6am, 9am, 11am, 12pm, 3pm, 11pm

Saturday - 5am, 10am(OPEN), 11am, 3pm, 5pm(OPEN), 10pm

If you can take one of these hours, please call Cindy Petrich (232-5985) or Marilyn Loegering (347-4031).  Thank you!

 

Hospice of the Red River Valley Seeks Volunteers

Hospice of the Red River Valley is looking for individuals to join our volunteer team. The volunteer program at Hospice of the Red River Valley provides essential support in our day-to-day work. Volunteers can choose how they would like to help provide compassionate care to patients and their families: through companionship visits, haircuts, running errands, doing light housekeeping, massage therapy, fixing meals, pet therapy, sewing projects and many other ways.
 
To apply to our volunteer program, visit www.hrrv.org/volunteer.
For more information, contact Megan Schroeder at 701-356-1538 or  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , or Kristi Sherven at 701-356-1506 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

 

Emergency Food Pantry Seeking Volunteers

The Emergency Food Pantry has a great need for more volunteers!  There are lots of different opportunities to help, regardless of age or physical limitations. Volunteers are welcome Monday – Friday from 8am – noon and 1pm - 4pm

If you can’t volunteer your time, another way to help is through donations! Some commonly needed items are canned tuna, canned fruit, peanut butter, and milk. We are always in need of hygiene products, baby items (such as food, formula, diapers), and household items (such as detergents and cleaning products.)

With your support we provide individuals and families in need with one week’s supply of healthy food.  We couldn’t do it without you!

If you would like to visit us and learn more about volunteering please call 701-237-9337.

 

St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store Seeking Volunteers

This Lent, offer your time to the St. Vincent de Paul Thrift store.  Offer your strength to pick up donations.  Offer your gift of seeing quality to sort merchandise.   Offer your creativity to set attractive displays.

Sale proceeds are distributed to local St. Vincent de Paul Council and Parish Conferences for formation and ministry to our friends in need.  St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store, 2796 5 Ave S.  Call 364-9404 to make your Lenten offering.  www.stvincentdepaulthriftstore.org