Ice Cream Appreciation Social

Monday, June 12th 6:30 - 8:30 pm Pastoral Center, 5201 Bishops Blvd, Fargo. 40 Days for Life North Dakota invites all 40 Days for Life participants, side-walk advocates and parish prayer supporters to an Ice Cream Social in appreciation for your faithful service to the cause for life.  State Senator Janne Myrdal will speak on “The First 100 DAYS”  and update us on national and local legislative action to protect and promote human life.  

St Anthony of Padua Centennial

St. Anthony of Padua will be celebrating their Centennial with a Mass, a picnic, a dance and an All-School Reunion on Friday, June 16th, beginning with school tours at 4pm and Mass at 5:15pm.  Everyone is invited to attend.  We would especially appreciate copies of pictures of our church and school that alumni and past church members may have.  We will use the pictures on our “100 Years of Faith” wall.  Pictures can be emailed to Sue Knoll at  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or mailed to St. Anthony’s Church, 710 S. 10th St., Fargo, ND 58103. 

MI (Mission of the Immaculata) Youth Camp is cancelled. 

Three day Mother - Daughter Retreat 

The Youth/Young Adult Department of the Diocese of Fargo in connection with the Franciscan Sisters of Dillingen located in Hankinson is offering a three day retreat for young ladies and older ladies, ages 12-23 plus mom’s if available from June 25 beginning at 7pm and going through June 28 until after lunch.  Cost of this is $125/person.  Theme of this retreat is “Daughters of Mary”.  It will be held at the convent in Hankinson.  Cost includes housing, meals, craft supplies!  Please bring your bible and rosary.  To register please find the form at www.fargodiocese.org/daughtersofmary

½ scholarships are available for students.  Deadline to register is June 21.

If you have questions about the retreat contact Kathy Loney at 701-356-7902(work).


Eagle Eye Summer Institutes

 The Community of St. John is excited to announce that registration is open for 2017 Eagle Eye Summer Institutes! These opportunities provide for young Catholics to be formed, united and inspired for the new evangelization by deepening heir relationship with Jesus Christ, through prayer, study, culture, and community. Visit EagleEyeMinistries.org or more information and to register.

“Gathering” Support Group for Post-Abortive Women

Project Rachel together with Catholic Charities of North Dakota are offering a “Gathering” post-abortion support group for women who have begun their healing journey either through the Sacrament of Reconciliation or a Rachel’s Vineyard Retreat.  The group will meet on the 4th Monday of every month at a designated location in the Fargo area. These monthly gatherings consist of a half-hour meditation before the Blessed Sacrament followed by a share discussion.  Confidential registration required.  To register and learn location of meetings, please call 844-789-4829

Trip to Beautiful Italy

You’re invited to journey to Italy!  Join John Klocke, parishioner at St. Anthony’s of Padua and his/your Mayville State friends September 16-26, 2017.  This trip is open to the public while space is available and is being arranged with professional guides and magnificent accomodations. The Italian adventure will begin in Naples and end in Florence. This is your chance to see the Vatican Museum and the Sistine Chapel and much much more! Mayville State University President Dr. Gary Hagen and his wife, Debbie and John Klocke and hIs wife Jan will host the tour, and everyone is welcome to join them on this trip of a lifetime. Invite your friends and family members to join you. Don’t delay! Registration deadline is May 1. For itinerary  information, go to www.mayvillestate.edu/italy, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , or call 701-788-4750.

"From the Heart" - Volunteer Opportunity for Women

The Apostles of the Sacred Heart of Jesus offer their "From the Heart" volunteer experience, with service sites in Connecticut and St. Louis. This opportunity is for one to two weeks for women ages 18 - 30. To find out more, visit www.ascjus.org/summer2017 or call 203-606-9105.

SAVE THE DATE for the summer!

Discerning Religious Life and enjoy working with youth?

Catholic Women Ages 18-30 yrs.

What? Salesian Vocation Experience 2017 (Summer Camp Volunteer)

When? Week of June 25/ Week of July 9

Where? San Antonio, TX/Corralitos, CA

For more information: Sr. Jeanette Palasota FMA

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  - salesiansisterswest.org


Join us for a fun community-building celebration on Wednesday, July 19, from 5:30—9:00 p.m. Why? Just because! We will begin the evening with Mass at 5:30 p.m. in the church. Activities will begin at 6:00 p.m. in The Gathering Place parking lot. We will have Games to Go; a dunk tank; a live Irish band, Poitin (pronounced pah-CHEEN); Pico taco food truck; Knights of Columbus burgers, hot dogs and fries and Dippin’ Dots. Cost: games and dunk tank—$1.00/game or $10.00 for a wristband for unlimited play; two tacos or a burger and fries—$6.00; hot dog and fries—$4.00; Dippin’ Dots—$2.00. The 5K fun run/walk will begin at 6:30 p.m. at the Andrew P. Nelson memorial track at Townsite park. Registration for and additional information about the 5K are available on the parish website. The festival and 5K are open to the public—ALL are welcome. For more information, go to www.stjoesmhd.com/summer-festival or call the parish office at (218) 236-5066.

Mother Daughter Days

Mother Daughter Days will be held August 17-19 at St. Francis Convent in Hankinson, North Dakota. This is an opportunity for mothers and thier daughters to get away, spend some special time together, grow in their faith, and even have a little fun. They join the Sisters for prayer, Mass meals, and story sharing. 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.

Job Openings

Teachers Wanted

JPII Catholic Schools is seeking to fill the following positions:

·                  Elementary School Counselor

·                  Library Media Specialist (PT)

 ·             Resource Teacher (PT)

·                  Elementary Teacher

·                  After School Program Coordinator (PT)

·                  After School Program Worker (PT)

·                  Para-Professional (PT)

For more information please call 701-893-3231 or visit http://www.jp2schools.org/central-office/careers/

Bookkeeping Assistant/Safe Environment Coordinator, St. Joseph’s in Moorhead

St. Joseph’s parish is seeking a part-time (10 hours/week) bookkeeping assistant/safe environment coordinator for the parish office. Duties include, but are not limited to: preparing accounts payable documents, keying invoices and printing checks, preparing deposits, posting school payments to TADS and Educate software and maintaining the safe environment database for the parish. The qualified candidate will have a bookkeeping/accounting background and must be a practicing Catholic. Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel are required. Compensation will be commensurate with experience. Send resume and references to: St. Joseph’s parish, attn: Kim Noel; 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. .

FT Director of Music and Liturgy

Holy Cross Catholic Church is seeking a dynamic and responsible Director of Music and Liturgy for its parish.  This individual would be responsible for facilitating the worship life of parish community by coordinating and providing quality liturgical and musical experiences.  The Director of Music and Liturgy needs to have a thorough understanding of Catholic liturgy and is a leader who possesses the skills and talents to enhance worship.  A complete listing of responsibilities and activities are available by emailing the business manager, Penne Soucy at:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   Position is open until filled, application review will begin March 27th.  Submit cover letter, three references and application to Penne Soucy at: 2711 7th St E, West Fargo, ND 58078.

Elementary Teacher 

Little Flower Catholic Elementary School in Rugby, ND is seeking a teacher for Grades 3 & 4 combination classroom. Please contact: Jorgen Knutson, Principal at 701-278-0861 or Fr. Tom Graner, Pastor at 701-771-9881. Position open until filled. 

6th Grade Teacher - St. Joseph Catholic School, Devils Lake

St. Joseph Catholic School in Devils Lake, ND is seeking a 6th grade teacher for the 2017-2018 school year. ND state certification required. Salary: Base $25,000 DOE. Please send resume, reference, and credentials to: Rev. Chad Wilhelm, St. Joseph Catholic Church, P.O. Box 898, Devils Lake, ND 58301 or email 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 -5am and 4pm- OPEN

Sunday -12am, 10am, 12noon, 2pm, 5pm - need 2nd adorers

Monday-12mid OPEN

Wednesday -2am, 4am- need 2nd adorers

Thursday-3am, 4pm-need 2nd adorers

Friday -12noon, 2pm-need 2nd adorers

Saturday- 5pm, 10pm- OPEN

Saturday- 5am, 6am- need 2nd adorers

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.