Blessed Sacrament

Blessed Sacrament Puts on Benefit for Local West Fargo Man Battling Cancer

Terry Krauth was diagnosed with cancer of the jaw in 2016

WEST FARGO, N.D. —¬†Emotions ran high at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in West Fargo today. But it wasn’t because everyone was hoping to yell “bingo” and win the jackpot. It’s because of the real reason they were all there: Terry Krauth. “It’s very honestly overwhelming. The number of family members, the church members, people we’ve known forever in the community…

Former Fargo Priest’s Arraignment on Child Sex Abuse Charges Delayed

He fled to the Philippines around Christmas of 1998

  FARGO, ND — An arraignment for a former Fargo priest who has been extradited from the Philippines to stand trial on child sexual abuse charges has been delayed. Fernando Sayasaya was set to appear in Cass County District Court today but the hearing was moved at the last minute to Tuesday. Sayasaya was removed from the Fargo Diocese in…

Hundreds of Families Turn Out for Thanksgiving Celebration at West Fargo Church

It's a tradition going back at least three decades

WEST FARGO, ND — Hundreds of families didn’t have to worry about cooking, cleaning or buying food for their Thanksgiving meal thanks to a West Fargo church. It’s a tradition going back at least three decades. “I have been doing it for 33 years,” said Steve Perreault, who is the Thanksgiving dinner coordinator. “We have fun. It’s a fun thing….

Former Fargo Area Priest Arrested in Philippines

Fernando Laude Sayasaya is charged in Cass County District Court for making sexual advances on two underage brothers from 1995 to 1998.

MANILA, Philippines – A Philippine official says the government is preparing to extradite a Filipino Catholic priest who is facing charges of sexually molesting two boys in two North Dakota churches in the 1990s. Philippine Chief State Counsel Ricardo Paras says Fernando Laude Sayasaya was arrested over the weekend in Calamba City south of Manila and would be flown back…