Doug Tooke

Doug Tooke is the Vice President of Ministry Advancement for ODB Films as well as an adjunct staff member with Life Teen International.  With Bachelor of Arts degrees in both Philosophy and Theology and a Masters in Pastoral Ministry he has over twenty years of professional ministry experience.  He has traveled to over 100 Diocese in the past 20 years teaching, keynoting conventions, and training youth ministers. He is a recipient of the National Catholic Youth Ministry Award from the National Federation for Catholic Youth Ministry. Doug is married to his wife Becky and lives in Helena, MT with their five daughters.

Bishop Austin A. Vetter

Appointed by Pope Francis as the Bishop of Helen on October 8, 2019, Bishop Vetter was Ordained and Installed on November 20, 2019.

Ordained to the priesthood in 1993, Bishop Vetter's pastoral experiences include: 

Diocese of Bismarck, ND.

Parochial Vicar at the Cathedral of the Holy Spirit

Religion instructor at St. Mary’s Central High School 

Pastor of St. Martin’s in Center

Pastor of St. Patrick’s in Dickinson

Pastor of St. Leo the Great in Minot

Rector of the Cathedral of the Holy Spirit

Diocesan Presbyteral Council

Priest Personnel Board

Vicar for the Permanent Diaconate

Master of Ceremonies to the Bishop

Director of Continuing Education of the Clergy

Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of Light of Christ Catholic Schools

Creighton University in Omaha, NE

Adjunct faculty member - Institute for Priestly Formation

North American Pontifical College in Rome

Director of Spiritual Formation

Fr. David Severson

Father David Severson was born in Lewistown, MT and raised in the Bitterroot Valley with his five siblings. After high school Fr. David spent two years in the US Army where he served in the first Gulf War.  He then continued in the Montana Army National Guard and the Forest Service while obtaining a bachelor’s degree in teaching art and history from Western Montana College in Dillon, MT. 

In 1998, Fr David became a religious Brother with the Legionaries of Christ where he obtained degrees in humanities and philosophy. For nine years he assisted in various ministries throughout the United States, Mexico, and in Rome, Italy.  After coming back home to Big Sky country, Fr David obtained a Masters degree in Divinity at Mount Angel seminary, was commissioned in the Army National Guard and was ordained a priest in 2011.

He currently serves as administrator of Saint John the Baptist Parish in Frenchtown with Saint Albert the Great Mission (Alberton) and Mary Queen of Heaven (Superior). Fr David continues to serve as a chaplain in the 1-189th Army Aviation Battalion in Helena.