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POPE FRANCIS APOSTOLIC LETTER RELEASE

Thursday  | May 9, 2019  | 14:48 PM

On May 9, 2019, His Holiness Pope Francis released an apostolic letter motu proprio to the universal church to address the ongoing evil of sexual abuse, Vos estis lux mundi (You are the light of the world).

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KNEELING AT AGNUS DEI IS FITTING POSTURE 

Tuesday  | March 26, 2019  | 16:19 PM

Catholics have a saying: Lex orandi, lex credendi, a Latin phrase that, loosely translated, means “as we pray, so we believe.” Our faith arises from our prayer and is most perfectly expressed there, especially in our communal Eucharistic celebrations, the source and summit of our lives as Christians...

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BISHOP’S ORDINATION MESSAGE: SCANDALS SHOULD NOT LEAD TO FEAR, CONFUSION 

Wednesday  | Oct. 17, 2018  | 11:45 AM

After offering introductory remarks at the Ordination Mass for eight new deacons on September 22, 2018, Bishop Peter Christensen noted the varied professional and church backgrounds of the men to be ordained and left them with this message...

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U.S. CONFERENCE OF CATHOLIC BISHOPS’ ADMINISTRATIVE COMMITTEE STATEMENT ON SEX ABUSE SCANDALS

Wednesday  | Sept. 19, 2018  | 19:10 PM

WASHINGTON--The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) Administrative Committee has issued the following statement today in response to the recent sex abuse scandals. In the statement, the bishops say they pledge to “heal and protect with every bit of the strength God provides us.”

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CLERGY ABUSE: SEPARATING FACTS FROM FICTION 

Wednesday  | Oct. 17, 2018  | 10:22 AM

The recent release of the Pennsylvania grand jury report on clergy sexual abuse in the Roman Catholic Church during the past 70 years has unleashed another round of headline news and sadly, much misinformation about this critically important problem...

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STATEMENT FROM DIOCESE OF BOISE REGARDING CHILD AND YOUTH PROTECTION

Friday | Sept. 7 |2018 | 11:16 AM

The Diocese has been receiving calls and letters from people wanting to know what the Diocese of Boise will do in response to the Pennsylvania Grand Jury report and the recent revelations regarding Archbishop Theodore McCarrick and the follow-up controversy that ensued...

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Calendar of Events

 

Mar 13

Deacon Candidate Pastoral and Spiritual Intensive Weekend (1st – 3rd Years), Canon Law I (4th Years)

Time To Be Announced

Deacon Candidate Pastoral and Spiritual Intensive Weekend (1st – 3rd Years), Canon Law I (4th Years)
Time: To Be Announced
Location: Nazareth Retreat Center - 4450 N. Five Mile Rd Boise ID
  March 13-15, 2020 Pastoral and Spiritual Intensive Weekend (1st – 3rd Years) Canon Law I (4th Years) Nazareth Retreat Center
Mar 13

Idaho Catholic Youth Conference - ICYC

All Day

Idaho Catholic Youth Conference - ICYC
Time: All Day
  Idaho Catholic Youth Conference Bishop Peter and the ICYC Planning Team invite you and your parish teens to experience an event like no...
Mar 13

Marriage Help Program: Retrouvaille (Spanish)

Friday, 10:10 AM

Marriage Help Program: Retrouvaille (Spanish)
Time: Friday, 10:10 AM
  Inland Northwest Retrouvaille will be providing two weekends in the Spring of 2020. This Spanish Weekend will be held March 13-15, 2020 at the Best Western Plus in Richland, WA. 
Mar 14

Deacon Candidate Pastoral and Spiritual Intensive Weekend (1st – 3rd Years), Canon Law I (4th Years)

Time To Be Announced

Deacon Candidate Pastoral and Spiritual Intensive Weekend (1st – 3rd Years), Canon Law I (4th Years)
Time: To Be Announced
Location: Nazareth Retreat Center - 4450 N. Five Mile Rd Boise ID
  March 13-15, 2020 Pastoral and Spiritual Intensive Weekend (1st – 3rd Years) Canon Law I (4th Years) Nazareth Retreat Center
Mar 14

Idaho Catholic Youth Conference - ICYC

All Day

Idaho Catholic Youth Conference - ICYC
Time: All Day
  Idaho Catholic Youth Conference Bishop Peter and the ICYC Planning Team invite you and your parish teens to experience an event like no...
Mar 14

Marriage Help Program: Retrouvaille (Spanish)

Friday, 10:10 AM

Marriage Help Program: Retrouvaille (Spanish)
Time: Friday, 10:10 AM
  Inland Northwest Retrouvaille will be providing two weekends in the Spring of 2020. This Spanish Weekend will be held March 13-15, 2020 at the Best Western Plus in Richland, WA. 
Mar 15

Deacon Candidate Pastoral and Spiritual Intensive Weekend (1st – 3rd Years), Canon Law I (4th Years)

Time To Be Announced

Deacon Candidate Pastoral and Spiritual Intensive Weekend (1st – 3rd Years), Canon Law I (4th Years)
Time: To Be Announced
Location: Nazareth Retreat Center - 4450 N. Five Mile Rd Boise ID
  March 13-15, 2020 Pastoral and Spiritual Intensive Weekend (1st – 3rd Years) Canon Law I (4th Years) Nazareth Retreat Center
Mar 15

Idaho Catholic Youth Conference - ICYC

All Day

Idaho Catholic Youth Conference - ICYC
Time: All Day
  Idaho Catholic Youth Conference Bishop Peter and the ICYC Planning Team invite you and your parish teens to experience an event like no...
Mar 15

Marriage Help Program: Retrouvaille (Spanish)

Friday, 10:10 AM

Marriage Help Program: Retrouvaille (Spanish)
Time: Friday, 10:10 AM
  Inland Northwest Retrouvaille will be providing two weekends in the Spring of 2020. This Spanish Weekend will be held March 13-15, 2020 at the Best Western Plus in Richland, WA. 
Mar 17

Catholics At The Capitol

Time To Be Announced

Catholics At The Capitol
Time: To Be Announced
Location: St. John's Cathedral - 807 N. 8th St. Boise ID
  No Description Available
Jun 12

Deacon Program Retreat Weekend: 1st Year and 2nd year, Canon Law II (4th Years only)

Time To Be Announced

Deacon Program Retreat Weekend: 1st Year and 2nd year, Canon Law II (4th Years only)
Time: To Be Announced
Location: Nazareth Retreat Center - 4450 N. Five Mile Rd Boise ID
  June 12-14, 2020 Program Retreat Weekend: 1st Year and 2nd year Canon Law II (4th Years only) Nazareth Retreat Center
Jun 26

Permanent Deacon Retreat

Time To Be Announced

Permanent Deacon Retreat
Time: To Be Announced
Location: Nazareth Retreat Center - 4450 N. Five Mile Rd Boise ID
  June 26-28, 2020 Permanent Deacon Retreat, Nazareth Retreat Center
Jun 27

Permanent Deacon Retreat

Time To Be Announced

Permanent Deacon Retreat
Time: To Be Announced
Location: Nazareth Retreat Center - 4450 N. Five Mile Rd Boise ID
  June 26-28, 2020 Permanent Deacon Retreat, Nazareth Retreat Center
Jun 28

Permanent Deacon Retreat

Time To Be Announced

Permanent Deacon Retreat
Time: To Be Announced
Location: Nazareth Retreat Center - 4450 N. Five Mile Rd Boise ID
  June 26-28, 2020 Permanent Deacon Retreat, Nazareth Retreat Center
Jul 18

Prison Ministry Lead Volunteers Conference

Time To Be Announced

Prison Ministry Lead Volunteers Conference
Time: To Be Announced
Location: Nazareth Retreat Center - 4450 N. Five Mile Rd Boise ID
  July 18-19, 2020 Diocesan Human, Life and Dignity Conference, Nazareth Retreat Center
Jul 25

Diocesan HLD Parish Coordinators Conference

Time To Be Announced

Diocesan HLD Parish Coordinators Conference
Time: To Be Announced
Location: Nazareth Retreat Center - 4450 N. Five Mile Rd Boise ID
  July 25, 2020 Diocesan HLD Parish Coordinators Conference Nazareth Retreat Center
Aug 7

Deacon Wives and 4th Year Candidate Wives Retreat

Time To Be Announced

Deacon Wives and 4th Year Candidate Wives Retreat
Time: To Be Announced
Location: Nazareth Retreat Center - 4450 N. Five Mile Rd Boise ID
  August 7-9, 2020 Deacon Wives and 4th Year Candidate Wives Retreat Nazareth Retreat Center
Aug 8

Deacon Wives and 4th Year Candidate Wives Retreat

Time To Be Announced

Deacon Wives and 4th Year Candidate Wives Retreat
Time: To Be Announced
Location: Nazareth Retreat Center - 4450 N. Five Mile Rd Boise ID
  August 7-9, 2020 Deacon Wives and 4th Year Candidate Wives Retreat Nazareth Retreat Center
Aug 9

Deacon Wives and 4th Year Candidate Wives Retreat

Time To Be Announced

Deacon Wives and 4th Year Candidate Wives Retreat
Time: To Be Announced
Location: Nazareth Retreat Center - 4450 N. Five Mile Rd Boise ID
  August 7-9, 2020 Deacon Wives and 4th Year Candidate Wives Retreat Nazareth Retreat Center
Aug 14

Deacon Academic Orientation and Pastoral Intensive Weekend (1st Year, 2nd year and 3rd Year)

Time To Be Announced

Deacon Academic Orientation and Pastoral Intensive Weekend (1st Year, 2nd year and 3rd Year)
Time: To Be Announced
Location: Nazareth Retreat Center - 4450 N. Five Mile Rd Boise ID
  August 14-16, 2020: (1st Year, 2nd year and 3rd Year) Academic Orientation and Pastoral Intensive Weekend Nazareth Retreat Center

Catholic News  

See your Feb. 14-27 Idaho Catholic Register for these and other stories:

  • Photos of Pacific Northwest bishops, including Bishop Peter Christensen, meeting with Pope Francis as part of their “ad limina” visit and pilgrimage to Rome.
  • Response to Pope Francis’ apostolic exhortation regarding issues facing the Church in the nine countries of the Amazon region, including his statements about proposals by some to allow married men to be ordained priests to address a severe shortage of priests and availability of sacraments.
  • Pictures of Catholic school children from all around our Diocese who celebrated Catholic Schools Week.
  • Students at St. Nicholas in Rupert find a unique way to “honor” their principal, Wes Remaley, retiring after more than 40 years in public and private school education.
  • Father Robert Spitzer of the Magis Center and EWTN personality is going to be in Boise on Feb. 24.
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