June 24, 2022 Feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus Bishop Peter Christensen, Bishop of the Diocese of Boise, issued this statement today in response to the U.S. Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade: Many have said they never thought they would see the day when the U.S. Supreme Court would overturn a tragic decision it made almost 50 years ago when Roe v. Wade was decided. Today, the Supreme Court, in Dobbs v. Jackson, ruled that Roe is no longer the law of the land. T
Seven men called to Spirit-filled service as deacons in Diocese of Boise The following story appeared in the June 24 Idaho Catholic Register. SERVICE is at the very heart of the diaconate. Above, newly ordained Deacon Nelson Cintra gives the Precious Blood to Deacon Salvador Carranza, who recently was appointed director of the Office of the Permanent Diaconate. (See story on page 2.) Deacon Cintra is a transitional deacon, preparing to be ordained to the priesthood in a year.