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Mission Statement


 The Chancery exists to faithfully serve the Catholic People of God in Idaho by providing administrative oversight to those departments and personnel who assist the Bishop in the governance of the diocese and by ensuring that all the human and temporal resources of the Diocesan Pastoral Center are utilized efficiently, effectively and responsibly.



Chancery Staff  



of Boise

 Vicar General

for Clergy and Parishes

Vicar General

for Finance

Chancellor/Diocesan Pastoral Center Director

Msgr. Joseph DaSilva

Msgr. Dennis Wassmuth

Marcie Wilske

Most Reverend Peter F. Christensen, MA, DD


Rev. Msgr. Joseph A.

da Silva


Rev. Msgr. Dennis J. Wassmuth

Marcella M. Wilske,

M.A., M.S. 


Executive Assistant to the Bishop and Vicar General: Cynthia Talboy


Executive Assistant to the Chancellor: Caroline Wickham




Parishes in Idaho



















Statewide Deanery Map (click for parish information) 



Services of the Chancery


Much of the work of the Chancery is in relationship with the Holy See, national Catholic organizations,  local parishes, Catholic institutions and pastoral leadership.  In this respect, the Chancery provides multiple services to the Diocese, parishes, communities and individuals.  



Click here to view services available. 



Pastoral Plan




Pastoral Plan 

 All at the Table







Services of the Chancery


About our Bishop


Bishop's Coat of Arms


Previous Bishops of Boise


Bishop's Advisory Councils


Diocesan Pastoral Plan

All at the Table



Contact Information:


 1501 S Federal Way Ste 400

Boise, Idaho 83705


Phone:  (208) 342-1311

FAX:    (208) 342-0224




Office Hours: 


Monday – Friday

9 a.m. – 5 p.m.