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Father Eric Seitz says Mass, with his father, Deacon Ben Seitz, assisting as deacon. Courtesy photo.

Fargo dad follows his son, a priest, to Holy Orders as a deacon

Jun 15, 2021

By Jonah McKeown

Eric Seitz was ordained to the priesthood August 8, 2020 for the Diocese of Fargo. Two months later, his father... Read more

Cathedral of St. Mary, Fargo, North Dakota

Fargo diocese investigating vandalism outside cathedral

Apr 21, 2021

The Diocese of Fargo and the Fargo Police Department are investigating an incident of vandalism outside the cathedral last weekend. Read more

Priest collar.

North Dakota concludes investigation of clerical sex abuse

Jan 5, 2021

By Christine Rousselle

An 18-month-long investigation into child sexual abuse in North Dakota’s two dioceses has concluded, the state’s attorney general announced Monday.  Read more

Photo courtesy of the Diocese of Fargo.

Catholic teen seeks to inspire neighborhood with Marian sidewalk art

May 7, 2020

By Perry West

A young Catholic artist has drawn an image of the Blessed Virgin Mary on her parents' driveway bringing religious art... Read more

Couple at sunset, Via Shutterstock.

Study shows marriage prep can drive down divorce

Apr 30, 2019

By Christine Rousselle

States that require some form of marriage preparation see lower rates of divorce, a new IFS study has shown.  Read more

Bishop David Kagan of Bismarck, Bishop John Folda of Fargo, and Fr. Adam Maus say Mass, assisted by Dn. Dennis Dean, at St. John in Lansford, N.D., Aug. 19, 2018. Courtesy of the Bismarck diocese.

This parish was transferred to the Bismarck diocese from Fargo

Aug 23, 2018

Earlier this year, St. John parish in Lansford, N.D., was formally transferred from the Diocese of Fargo to the Diocese... Read more