The Office of Communications staff manages all aspects of news and information delivered on behalf of the Diocese of Fargo including media relations, New Earth (the monthly diocesan publication) and this website. Our goal is provide material about the Catholic Church, the diocese and its people that will inform, educate and inspire you. For more information, please contact us at news(at)fargodiocese(dot)org or (701) 356-7900.

Media Relations

Often members of the press will contact the diocese regarding comment on a particular story or for more information regarding Catholic teachings on a variety of issues. We are committed to being available to reporters as much as possible. Additionally, our department will help the media and other entities obtain official photos and announcements pertaining to the diocese. Contact the Director of Communications for more information at or (701) 356-7958.

New Earth

Eleven times a year, the Office of Communications, creates and publishes a diocesan magazine, New Earth. This publication features articles about the happenings in the diocese and around the world. Each registered household in the diocese receives an annual subscription at no cost. For friends and families outside the area, the diocese offers an option to purchase a subscription for $9 per year.

News and Events

The Office of Communications staff manages all content in the News and Events section of the diocesan website. That section allows viewers to see the most up-to-date articles, features and events impacting the people of our diocese. Additionally, individuals may connect directly to the monthly Bishop’s Message, current and archived issues of New Earth and the diocesan Events calendar.

TV Mass Apostolate

TV Mass Apostolate provides homebound and infirm individuals an opportunity to celebrate Mass each week. Along with the broadcast, this ministry provides a prayer guides to assist in worship. The Diocese of Fargo works with local TV stations to provide this programming across the region. TV Mass is available at 10:30 a.m. each Sunday on WDAY-TV 6, Fargo, and WDAZ-TV 8 in Grand Forks.

Other Resources
  • Real Presence Radio provides Catholic radio programming on AM 1370 Grand Forks, AM 1280 Fargo/Moorhead, FM 91.3 Bismarck/Mandan, FM 89.1 Williston, FM 91.1 Minot and FM 101.9 Dickinson.
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  • Twitter – share your comments and posts . Follow the Diocese of Fargo on Twitter at or @fargodiocese.

Diocese of Fargo Communications Plan

At the Diocese of Fargo, we are committed to consistent, accurate and responsible communications that will both protect the children and young people in our care and respect the rights of persons who may be accused of sexual misconduct with a minor. Read the full Communications Plan Regarding the Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People (PDF).