Diocese of Great Falls

Bishop Michael Warfel

Diocese of Great Falls-Billings


Dr. Timothy Uhl

Superintendent, Montana Catholic Schools


Diocesan Mission

The Catholic schools in Montana exist to provide our students with the best Catholic formation and academic preparation possible so that our graduates will live their adult life as examples Christ’s love, forgiveness, and justice.

Belief Statement

  • We believe that Catholic education is Christ-centered and strives to address the spiritual, intellectual, emotional, physical, and social needs of each person.
  • We believe that the Catholic School is the most effective means to teach our young people the Catholic culture of faith, values, traditions, and doctrine.
  • We believe that the entire Catholic community shares in the responsibility to educate young people in faith, spirituality, and traditions of the Catholic Church.
  • We believe the Church and Catholic School support and challenge the parents in their role as the primary educators of their children.
  • We believe the Catholic School is a loving faith community that includes students, parents, clergy, faculty, support staff, parishioners, and friends.
  • We believe that the Catholic School program maintains standards of academic excellence, recognizing the dignity and uniqueness of the person so that the gifts of each are recognized, developed, and celebrated.
  • We believe that the Catholic School prepares students to be leaders and advocates for justice and peace in the Church and in our world.
  • We believe the Catholic School models justice and financial responsibility in its stewardship of resources, including time, talent, and treasure.
  • We believe that given its limited resources, the Catholic School strives to be accessible to students of diverse economic needs, physical or mental abilities.