The St. John's Cathedral Blog

May 2017

May 30

St. John's Celebrates Its 96th Dedication Today

Today marks the 96th anniversary of the dedication of St. John’s Cathedral! Read more about the Cathedral's history here.
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May 26

St. John's Confirmation 2017 Mass, in Photos

St. John's celebrated Confirmation Mass on Thursday night with a Cathedral packed with Confirmation recepients, their families and their friends. Look at our photo gallery from the special evening.  
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May 25

Congratulations to Our 2017 Confirmation Recipients!

Today is a big day for our young adults at St. John's: Confirmation! This year's Confirmation Mass will take place from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Cathedral, and a reception will follow in the Parish Hall. We are expecting a large crowd tonight, and space will be limited, so be sure to arrive early at Mass. Bishop Peter Christensen will be our...
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May 24

St. John's First-Ever Paint Nite: See What We'll Be Painting!

  Brush up on your painting skills at St. John's for our first-ever Paint Nite on June 1 at 6 p.m. Cost is $40; includes instruction, art supplies, wine and cheese. Call our parish office for tickets: 208.342.3511. (The picture above is what we will be painting.)
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May 23

Plan Ahead for First Friday Rosary

Mark your calendar: Friday, June 2, is our parish monthly First Friday Rosary for Priests of the Diocese of Boise, immediately following 8:30 am Mass in the Chapel. All are invited to join the Legion of Mary and Vocations Seekers Committee in praying for our Idaho priests.
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May 22

Tuesday Morning Mass: Location Change

Please take note: Starting tomorrow through August 15, the Tuesday 8:30 a.m. Mass will be held in the chapel.
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May 19

Fr. Antonio Presents the Basque Marian Devotion

Fr. Antonio will give a PowerPoint presentation on the Marian devotion among the Basque at the Parish Hall on Saturday at 3 p.m., followed by Mass at 4 p.m. Read Fr. Antonio's presentation on his newly launched blog here.
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May 18

Come to St. John's First-Ever Paint Nite!

Tickets are now on sale in the parish office for St. John’s first-ever Paint Nite, taking place in the Parish Hall cafeteria on June 1 at 6 p.m. Join your fellow parishioners as we brush up on our painting skills with help from an instructor — and a little wine. Tickets are $40 until May 29 and include the painting supplies, wine and...
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May 18

La Primera Comunion de Adultos Latinos 2017, en Fotos

Ayer, cuatro adultos celebran su Primera Comunion en la Capilla de San Juan Evangelista. ¡Miramos estas fotografias de los candidatos y su dia especial!
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May 18

Bishop Kelly Music Dept.'s End-of-Year Concert Is Tonight!

Schools are coming to a close for the year -- which means spring concerts are here! Tonight is the Bishop Kelly Music Department End of Year Concert, happening from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Carley Center (BK's new gym). The concert will include performances by the Bishop Kelly Band, Orchestra and Choir. Admission is $5 for adults,...
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May 17

St. Joe's Welcomes New Principal Anthony J. Quilici!

It's official: St. Joe's School has a new principal! Fr. Gerald J. Funke, Rector of St. John's Cathedral, announced Wednesday that Anthony J. Quilici will head up the school starting this fall. Fr. Jerry hired Quilici based on the unanimous recommendation of the Principal Selection Committee. Quilici comes to St....
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May 16

St. Joe's Spring Concert 2017

Don't miss St. Joe's annual Spring Concert tomorrow at 7 p.m. in the gym! Please dress in red spirit shirts or red school polos + long blue jeans​. Go here for more info on St. Joe's end-of-the-year celebrations.
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May 15

St. John's International Rosary Celebration, in Pictures

St. John's Cathedral on Saturday held a special International Rosary celebration spoken in multiple languages. The gathering celebrated the 100th anniversary of Our Lady of Fatima. Go here to see a gallery of photos from the International Rosary event.
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May 12

Summer Office Hours

Summer hours kick in next Friday at St. John's! Our offices will be open from 8 a.m. to noon until the end of the season.
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May 10

International Rosary Celebration

Join us Saturday from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. for our International Rosary celebration commemorating the 100th anniversary of Our Lady of Fatima. Each decade will be represented by a different language.
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May 8

Cinco de Mayo 2017 at St. John's, in Pictures

St. John's Cathedral hosted a Cinco de Mayo festivities this year with about 150 attendees, a mariachi band, traditional Mexican dancers and a DJ. Revelers enjoyed authentic homemade Mexican food, such as tacos, tamales, pozole, tortada -- and margaritas, of course The event was a fundraiser for this year’s activities and retreats in our...
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