The following story appeared in the May 13 Idaho Catholic Register. Left, Brother Nathan Baker and right, Brother Juan Vargas The Verbum Spei Fraternity is celebrating the simple vows of Brother Juan Vargas and the investiture of Brother Nathan Baker. The vows, investiture and Mass are at 11 a.m. on Sunday, May 29 at the Verbum Spei Monastery of Our Lady of Ephesus, 4450 N. Five Mile Rd, in Boise. A reception lunch follows the Mass and ceremony. In another event related to Ve
The following story appeared in the May 13 Idaho Catholic Register. Bible study and prayer are both important components of a women’s Bible study including members of Holy Spirit Catholic Community in Pocatello. Small faith communities are seen as an effective means to keep people connected in parishes that are increasingly larger and served by fewer priests. Many priests in the U.S. Church say a natural outgrowth of small faith groups is increased spirituality in the individ
Twin Falls social worker and former youth minister is giving proceeds from sales of book to Sacred Heart Ranch The following story appeared in the May 13 Idaho Catholic Register. Pete Espil's great-grandfather, pictured in the center of the above photo, is one of the father figures who are the inspiration behind his book, "Basco: The Adventures of Jesse Echeverry." All proceeds from the sale of the book will go to benefit Sacred Heart Ranch. To order the book, go to jpespil.