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Prison Ministry

2612 West State Street, Boise, ID 83702   (208) 344-2597


Facilities served




Volunteers engaged

more than 130



Inmates served

almost 650 involved in regular services



Services provided-varies facility to facility

Mass with choir

Cathechism classes

Communion services

Bible instruction

Catholic doctrine instruction

Prayer services

Sacrament of Reconciliation

Praying the rosary


Distribution of religious materials




Parishes with active prison ministry representatives



St. Mary's, Cottonwood

Our Lady of the Valley, Caldwell

St. Paul's, Nampa

Corpus Christi, Fruitland

St. Mary's, Boise

St. Mark's, Boise

Sacred Heart, Boise

Risen Christ, Boise

Our Lady of the Rosary, Boise

St. John's Cathedral, Boise

Holy Apostles, Meridian

Holy Spirit, Pocatello

Idaho Falls Catholic Community, Idaho Falls

Mary Immaculate, Saint Anthony


Deanery Coordinators

Debi Timmons, Western Deanery

Jorge de Varona, West Central Deanery

Liz Johnson, Eastern Deanery



Fr. José de Jesús Camacho

Prison Ministry Director

Father José de Jesús Camacho


Dick Gallegos


Prison Ministry Coordinator

Dick Gallegos