John Folda

Diocese of Fargo Bishop positive for Covid-19

Courtesy: Fargo DioceseFARGO, N.D. – The Diocese of Fargo says Bishop John Folda has tested positive for Covid-19. It says he has been showing symptoms since early this week and was tested while self-quarantining in his Fargo home. The diocese says Folda is recovering and is following all recommendations from medical professionals. He will continue to self-quarantine until he is…

Diocese of Fargo cancels mass, makes changes to funerals, weddings & baptisms

FARGO, N.D. – The Catholic Diocese of Fargo has canceled public mass, sacraments and parish events during the Coronavirus outbreak. “We have the responsibility to protect the well-being of our brothers and sisters, and I judge these measures to be prudent and necessary,” Bishop John Folda said. Folda made the announcement on the diocese’s website. Funerals, weddings and baptisms will…

Fargo Bishop and MSUM History Professor React to Notre Dame Fire

FARGO, N.D. — All eyes were on the Notre Dame in Paris as it burned Monday, and now France is dealing with its aftermath. Many people across the Atlantic have ties to the cathedral, including people in the Fargo-Moorhead area. “Years ago I was able to visit and I managed to find a little place, and I had some time…