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Emily Wilson Ministries

Navigating engagement is difficult and something there isn't much guidance on. This 10-part video series helps women find peace, joy, and gratitude during their time of engagement and covers topics that you will encounter but are rarely addressed.

Putting Ring on Hand

Marriage and Family Life Featured Opportunities

Father and Daughter
Family Fishing Trip

Marriage & Family Life Office

The mission of the Marriage and Family Life Office is to serve as a resource center for our parishes to address marriage and family life ministry. The role includes listening and advocating for marriage and family needs, training, equipping and raising awareness; receiving and directing enquiries, providing information, advice and resources; and organizing events. 

Pope Francis’ Apostolic Exhortation, Amoris Laetitia
Kids Running

Marriage & Family Life Office Resources

  • USCCB Promise to Protect Brochure
    The lay National Review Board was established in 2002. Comprised of lay men and woman it collaborates with the USCCB in preventing sexual abuse of minors by persons in service of the Church. Its responsibilities include advising, consulting, and offering recommendations to the bishops in matters of child and youth protection. USCCB Promise to Protect Brochure
  • Diocese of Boise Brochure
    If you have questions, concerns or are unsure about making a complaint, please contact the Diocese of Boise, Director of Child, Youth and Adult Protection and Chancellor Mr. Mark Raper at (208) 342-1311 or Are You A Victim? (English Brochure)(Spanish Brochure)
  • Credibly Accused
    The following clergy have had credible allegations of engaging in or perpetrating child sexual abuse while working in or associated with the Diocese of Boise since the 1950s. Credibly Accused
  • Diocesean Review Board
    Members of the Diocesan Review Board for Sexual Misconduct Chair and Co-Chair: Bryan Taylor Board Members: Kathleen Curtis, LMSW Deacon Michael Eisenbeiss, PhD Scott Curtis, MSW Rev. Caleb Vogel Ex-Officio Members Stanley Welsh
  • Child Abuse Prevention Article
    The Diocese works to educate both adults, and children in age appropriate ways, about the reality and danger of abuse in our society. We are continually seeking to improve our education methods and materials, which we must report to the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) each year in an annual audit of diocesan Safe Environment programs around the country. Full Child Abuse Prevention Article
  • Resources for Parents
    Abbreviations Internet Safey Symbols
  • Grooming Behaviors
    Grooming Behaviors (PDF)
Kids in Church
Upcoming Events
All the upcoming events for Marriage and Family Life will be displayed at the link below

What's Marriage for Life?



Marriage for Life Decal

The Marriage for Life decal is a great way to send a positive message to your fellow travelers about what you believe...



Bishop Peter Christensen

I would ask you to consider placing a decal on the back window of your car to support and proclaim your belief that marriage is for life...

Married Couple Photoshoot


Downloadable Poster 8.5 x 11 PDF

The Marriage for Life campaign is to promote marriage as a permanent and life-giving vocation...

Family Portrait


Being the Light in a Dark World

Bishop Peter F. Christensen gives the second keynote of the Idaho Catholic Congress Sept. 19, 2015, at Bishop Kelly High School in Boise...

The Office of Marriage & Family Life Contact Information





(208) 350-7535


Administrative Assistant



(208) 350-7551

Diocesan Pastoral Center

FAX: (208) 342-0224

1501 S. FEDERAL WAY, SUITE 400, BOISE, ID 83705

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