St. Mary’s Cathedral Spring Celebration weekend – Join us for a another weekend of fun, great food and prizes at the Cathedral’s Spring Celebration, themed “Country Fair” on May 5 and 6. Stop in on Saturday at 6pm for our famous Swedish Meatball dinner; Adults $9, Children ages 6-12 $5, $40 per family, kids 5 & under are free. Stay for live entertainment including our live auction where you can bid on a supper for 8 with Bishop Folda and a dinner for 8 with Monsignor Goering, among other items up for bid. Also featuring a silent auction and bake sale all weekend. On Sunday, visit our kids’ carnival and enjoy our awesome burger baskets for $8 and Vietnamese corner for $5, all beginning at 11am. A raffle drawing is on Sunday at 1:30pmwith many great cash prizes to win! We hope to see you there! 604 Broadway N, Fargo. Please call Jayme at 701-235-4289 with questions. All proceeds go toward the Fargo Cathedral.
W2W (Women to Women) Event at Holy Cross Catholic Church, 2711 7th St. East in West Fargo, ND on Wednesday, May 2. Share fellowship, food & fun with other area women in Christ. Event starts at 6:00 pm to 6:45 pm with Rosary, Confessions & Adoration. From 6:45 pm to 8:00 pm will feature a meal with guest speaker the Most Reverend John Folda, currently serving as the Bishop of Fargo and has served on various committees of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops. The topic will be "Life Began in a Garden: Tending to our Spiritual Garden." A Free-Will offering will be taken to cover the cost of food. All women of all faiths , 16 years old and older are invited to attend; please bring a friend. Please RSVP by April 30 or if you have any questions, please call 701-282- 7217 for more information.
CMD (Center for Ministry Development) will be in our Diocese on May 4 and May 5 giving a workshop on Accompanying Youth in their Faith and their Discernment.
May 4, Joan Weber, will be at St. John’s in Wahpeton and on May 5 she will be at Sacred Heart Church in Carrington. This workshop is for any adult that works with middle school and high school students. The cost for this workshop is $30/person. We will begin at each location at 8:30am with continental breakfast and our presenter will begin the workshop at 9am. We will have lunch around noon and she will finish the workshop at 230pm. If you are interested in attending, please contact Kathy Loney at 701-356-7902 for a registration form. Deadline to register will be Friday, April 27.
Your Spring Live Drive with Real Presence Radio will be May 9 - 11. Tune in to hear a variety of guests across the listening area share how God has been working in their life. Call 1-877- 795-0122 or send your gifts to PO Box 13703 Grand Forks, ND 58208.
There will be a Life in the Spirit seminar held at the Queen of Peace Retreat Center in Belcourt, ND. The seminar begins on Friday, April 27th @ 7pm and ends Sunday, the 29th @ 3 pm. Contact Tracy Azure @ 701-278-0084 for questions. Join us to learn about your gifts of the Holy Spirit.
Immaculee Ilibagiza, New York Times best-selling author of "Left to Tell; Discovering God Amidst the Rwandan Genocide" will be leading a retreat at St. Anthony's in Fargo ND on May 4th and 5th of 2018. Tickets are $57.00 for one person or $76 for one and a guest. They may be purchased on-line at Immaculee.com by clicking on shop/events. You may also register by contacting Joe Hendrickx at St. Anthony's at 701-237-6063. Contact Joe or Brian Herding at 701-520-3539 with any questions. This retreat will stir your heart!
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.com. Register soon to ensure your spot for this trip of a lifetime! Call (218) 236-5066 with any questions.
Have you been looking for a way to grow in holiness in your marriage, meet other like-minded Catholic couples, and have a special “date night” once a month? Teams of Our Lady is an international marriage movement begun in the 1940’s in France and is growing in the United States. The Fargo-Moorhead sector of Teams of Our lady is celebrating its 12th year and now has eleven teams of five to seven couples each and we are inviting other Catholic couples to come and check out Teams of Our Lady by attending one of our two information nights to see if it might be something your marriage might be enriched by. Deacon Paul and Anne Schneider will present a 45 minute information session with time for questions on the following dates:
Monday April 30th , 7 p.m. at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Moorhead in the Gathering Place
Thursday, May 10th, 7 p.m. at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, Fargo in the Social Hall.
JPII Catholic Schools is looking to hire the following positions.
St. Ann’s Catholic School in Belcourt, ND is seeking applications for the position of principal to start in the 2018-19 school year. The school serves Native American children pre-school through grade six in the community of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa and Metis. Applicants must have a strong commitment to the Catholic faith, the ability to lead an academic elementary school and sustain a healthy community where students, staff, and parents can flourish. St. Ann’s Catholic School and Parish are served by the priests and sisters of the religious order of The Society of Our Lady of the Most Holy Trinity. Housing, room, and board within the mission are available for the principal and family. Please complete an application at: www.stannsmission.org/school Position open until filled.
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!
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.
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