Join us in a Novena For the Legal Protection of Human Life
The U.S. Bishops invite you to participate in a nationwide Novena for the Legal Protection of Human Life. Each Friday, from Aug. 3 to Sept. 28 you can join with thousands across our nation as we pray and fast that a change in the U.S. Supreme Court will move our nation closer to the day when every human life is protected in law and welcomed in life. You can download the Novena and receive the messages weekly by going to:www.usccb.org/pray. Printable versions of the Novena can be found at: www.fargodiocese.org/
American Heritage Girls Troop ND0316
40 Days for Life – North Dakota starts Sept. 26!
Residential Volunteer Program | Sacred Heart Monastery
Residential Volunteers live and work at the Monastery which is situated on the banks overlooking the Missouri River. Each volunteer works up to 30 hours each week leaving time for play, prayer and reflection. During the first week, the volunteer is given time to unpack and settle in. There is an official welcoming blessing ceremony with the Monastic Community. The orientation includes introductions to:Liturgy of the Hours, Lectio Divina (traditional Benedictine practice of scriptural reading, meditation, and prayer), Sacred Heart Monastery's sponsorship relationship with Avera and Mount Marty College, and the history of the Yankton Benedictines. After the first week, the volunteer enters into the Benedictine balance of Ora et Labora - Pray and Work. Spiritual Direction is available upon request. Discover Sacred Heart Monastery's Residential Volunteer Program.
Cost: Volunteer is responsible for financial, medical and personal needs. A small stipend is included.
Walk with Christ for Life –Respect Life Sunday – Oct. 7
Bishop Folda invites the faithful of the diocese to join him in the annual Eucharistic procession, Walk with Christ for Life, on Respect Life Sunday, Oct. 7. The day’s events will begin with Holy Mass at Noon, Cathedral of St. Mary, 604 Broadway, Fargo. This will be followed by a prayerful, peaceful procession to the state’s only abortion facility. A short prayer service will be held outside the abortion facility, and then those gathered will return to the Cathedral for Benediction. A lunch will be served in the church social hall after Benediction. The Walk is sponsored by the Diocese of Fargo Respect Life Office. For more information, call Rachelle, (701) 356-7910.
Ethical Decision Making in Sickness and Compromised States
Do you have questions about how to complete a Health Care Directive? Can a person discontinue treatments such as dialysis or have a DNR? What about providing nutrition and hydration? Join Fr. Tad Pacholczyk, PhD., in a discussion on Catholic health care principles that can guide persons and family members who are facing medical issues or would like to plan for future health care needs. Fr. Tad currently serves as the Director of Education for the National Catholic Bioethics Center in Philadelphia and is a featured columnists in the New Earth. The workshop will be held Thursday, Oct. 11, from 7-9 p.m. at Sts. Anne and Joachim Church, 5202 25th St. South, Fargo. This event is sponsored by the Respect Life Office and is free and open to the public. For more information contact Rachelle, 701-356-7910.
Humanae Vitae Fifty Years Later: October 12
This October Bishop John Folda and Father Tad Pacholczyk from the National Catholic Bioethics Center will be jointly presenting Humanae Vitae: 50 Years Later, a day-long seminar on Pope Paul VI’s landmark document and how it relates to major issues of our times such as in-vitro fertilization, transgenderism, and more. The event will take place at Sts. Anne and Joachim Catholic Church in Fargo on October 12, 2018. The cost to attend is $25 and includes lunch. For more information or to register, visit www.fargodiocese.org/hv.
The Diocese of Fargo will be hosting the next cycle of the Red River Retrouvaille program, October 26-28, 2018. Retrouvaille is a peer-run program designed to help hurting couples finding new hope and healing in their marriages. Couples can find more information by visiting www.HelpOurMarriage.com or by calling (701) 356-7962.
David Rinaldi Mission on October 28-30 at Nativity
David Rinaldi of Net Ministries will be at Nativity Church, 1825 11th Street S, Fargo, for a Mission. Topics are: Living your faith; Thy Kingdom Come, Thy will be done; You are the evangelist. Please mark this mission on your calendar and save the date.
REDEEMED Men’s Conference
The REDEEMED Men’s Conference which will be March 30, 2019, at the Delta Hotel in Fargo. Bill Donaghy, creator of the RISE 30- Day Men’s Challenge and curriculum director for the Theology of the Body Institute, will be one of the featured speakers. More information will be available soon. Please make sure to save this date now on your calendar.
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.
Part-Time Music Coordinator
Full Time Associate Development Director
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.
JPII Catholic Schools:Teachers Wanted
- Curriculum/Tech Specialist – Shanley/Sullivan
- Science Teacher – Shanley
- Social Studies Teacher – Sullivan
- Resource Teacher – Trinity
- Library Medial Specialist – Trinity
- Health/PhyEd Teacher – Shanley/Sullivan
- Pre-Kindergarten Teacher – Nativity
- Elementary Teacher – Trinity
JPII Catholic Schools is looking to hire a Head Cook.
Principal or Educational Leader
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 Volunteers
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