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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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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

 

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
Aug 15

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
Aug 16

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
Aug 26

Deacon Preordination Retreat

Time To Be Announced

Deacon Preordination Retreat
Time: To Be Announced
Location: Nazareth Retreat Center - 4450 N. Five Mile Rd Boise ID
  August 26-30, 2020 Preordination Retreat Nazareth Retreat Center
Aug 27

Deacon Preordination Retreat

Time To Be Announced

Deacon Preordination Retreat
Time: To Be Announced
Location: Nazareth Retreat Center - 4450 N. Five Mile Rd Boise ID
  August 26-30, 2020 Preordination Retreat Nazareth Retreat Center
Aug 28

Deacon Preordination Retreat

Time To Be Announced

Deacon Preordination Retreat
Time: To Be Announced
Location: Nazareth Retreat Center - 4450 N. Five Mile Rd Boise ID
  August 26-30, 2020 Preordination Retreat Nazareth Retreat Center
Aug 29

Deacon Preordination Retreat

Time To Be Announced

Deacon Preordination Retreat
Time: To Be Announced
Location: Nazareth Retreat Center - 4450 N. Five Mile Rd Boise ID
  August 26-30, 2020 Preordination Retreat Nazareth Retreat Center
Aug 30

Deacon Preordination Retreat

Time To Be Announced

Deacon Preordination Retreat
Time: To Be Announced
Location: Nazareth Retreat Center - 4450 N. Five Mile Rd Boise ID
  August 26-30, 2020 Preordination Retreat Nazareth Retreat Center
Sep 12

Prison Ministry Training, Retreat and Appreciation Dinner

Time To Be Announced

Prison Ministry Training, Retreat and Appreciation Dinner
Time: To Be Announced
Location: Nazareth Retreat Center - 4450 N. Five Mile Rd Boise ID
  September 12-13, 2020 Prison Ministry Training, Retreat and Appreciation Dinner Nazareth Retreat Center
Sep 25

Rites of Progression Mass

Friday, 7:00 PM

Rites of Progression Mass
Time: Friday, 7:00 PM
Location: St. John's Cathedral - 807 N. 8th St. Boise ID
  Rites of Progression Mass
Sep 26

Ordination to the Diaconate

Saturday, 11:00 AM

Ordination to the Diaconate
Time: Saturday, 11:00 AM
Location: St. John's Cathedral - 807 N. 8th St. Boise ID
  Ordination to the Diaconate

See your March 27-April 9 Idaho Catholic Register for these and other stories:

Bishop Peter Christensen, responding to an emergency executive order by Gov. Brad Little, extends suspension of public celebrations of Mass through Easter. The Bishop also releases a statement about liturgical practices during Mass once public celebrations of Mass resume.

The list of websites that offer Mass and other devotions grows.

How can we, as Catholics, minister to those who are elderly or otherwise vulnerable during these days? The Bishop has some ideas.

Now that home-schooling has become the norm, some Catholic parents share tips and resources for home-based study.

Young people from Idaho Falls, Pocatello and Burley were on a bus on their way to the Idaho Catholic Youth Conference when they learned that the coronavirus forced the cancellation of the annual event. Read how they responded to the disappointing news.

Ed Burnett shares with readers his experiences ministering to young people at the Juvenile Corrections Center. Prison and jail ministry is one of the many ministries financially supported by the Idaho Catholic Appeal, now in the midst of its annual fundraising.

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