Parish Post

Below you will find up-to-date general parish information items. Use the submenu on the left to find the most recent information in those categories.

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  • July 28, 2014
    Youthworks is able to provide back-­to-­school clothing at no charge for families with youth in need. Click title to see the full press release with more information.
  • July 22, 2014 | by Office of Family Ministry
    Click title above for a poster for the 6th annual Project Service Connect. This free event is sponsored by the Missouri Valley Coalition for Homeless People to help those that are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. Feel free to pass out the poster to those individuals coming to your parish in need of assistance.
  • July 21, 2014
    St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Grand Forks is hosting a retreat for adults Friday, Sept. 19 through Sunday, Sept. 21. Click title for poster with more information.
  • July 21, 2014
    September 27th the Diocese will be hosting a conference for all men at the University of Mary, McDowall Activity Center. This event is FREE, but men need to register at Guest speakers include His Eminence Francis Cardinal George, Tom Peterson, and Fr. Russell Kovash.
  • July 3, 2014
    Msgr. Patrick Schumacher and parishioners and friends of the Church of St. Wenceslaus (Dickinson) are planning an enriching and inspiring journey to one of the most historically rich regions of Europe – the Iberian Peninsula: Portugal and Spain September 29 – October 9, 2015. Highlights will include Lisbon, Fatima, Avila for the 500th Anniversary of St. Teresa’s birth, Madrid, Barcelona, Gaudi’s renowned Sagrada Familia, the Black Madonna at Montserrat, and more. The program combines visits to religious, historical, and cultural sites and includes Mass each day. Contact St. Wenceslaus (701-225-3972, for travel information or visit Deposit and registration due by August 1, 2014.
  • June 27, 2014 | by Joyce McDowall - Director, Office of Family Ministry
    For those parishes working with homelessness/poverty issues click title for PDF of educational items. Call Joyce with questions, 204-7209.
  • June 13, 2014
    West River Head Start is excited to bring "Bridges Out of Poverty" to Seven Seas in Mandan on August 21-22, 2014. This workshop provides both the social service provider and the community member key lessons in dealing with individuals from poverty. Click title for more information.