Clergy and Parish Administration

This page contains documents and forms that are commonly requested from the Pastoral Center. The PDF format does not allow you to save changes made to the forms on your computer. All added information will be cleared when you exit the form.

Bishop’s Office



The following forms and resources are available on the Chancellor’s Office page: Speaker Permission, Mass Census, Status animarum, Parish Board Notification, Diocesan Pastoral Council documents, and Handbook for Sacramental Archives.

Circle of Care/Circle of Grace

Visit the Safe Environment page.

Clergy (Vicar for Clergy/Vicar General)

Clergy Resources (requires password): Clergy bulletin, priest substitute list and policy manual.

Clergy who will be doing ministry while visiting within the Diocese of Fargo need to submit a Testimonial of Good Standing. A sample is available on the Vicar General / Vicar for Clergy page.

Confirmation/First Eucharist

Forms and Resources: Handbook, permission chart, manual, regional sacramental record policy, questions regarding the celebration and schedules.


See Finance Forms.


Forms and Resources:  Up-coming liturgical dates, liturgy planning sheet, EMHC guidelines, new EMHC request form, Rite of Election, USCCB information on liturgy, redemptionis sacramentum and GIRM.