Purpose: Our Lady of the Snows Catholic Church, in service to Jesus Christ and in union with our Bishop, serves the local community and visiting guests through liturgical worship and charity.

Vision: Our parish vision is to use our passion for the Catholic Faith and our commitment to family to form a community of disciples that joyfully lives the Gospels, leading all to eternal life in Jesus.

Latest News & Events

Fall 2017

Caritas Christmas Concert "I Heard the Bells": Dec. 2 at 7:00 p.m. & Dec. 3 at 3:00 p.m. at the Wood River Performing Arts Theater in Hailey

The concert will be directed by R.L. Rowsey and will feature Dorinda Rendahl on the piano with over 70 community singers, including many of our own OLS choir members.

November Toy Drive for Holiday Baskets

The Sun Valley Realtors Give Foundation is collecting new warm coats and boots, toys, books, toiletries and food for Christmas dinners for qualified children 18 and younger. If you would like to donate a toy, there will be a toy bin in the church entryway during the month of November with a flier of toy ideas. For more information, call Maureen at 208-720-5662 or the Board Office at 208-726-7764.

Advent & Christmas Mass Schedule

Christmas Eve, Sun., Dec. 24:
4:00 p.m. Mass (overflow seating available downstairs)
10:00 p.m. Mass with Choir (Christmas carols starting at 9:30 p.m.)
Christmas Day, Mon., Dec. 25:
9:00 a.m. Mass
Please note: We will have our regularly scheduled weekend Masses on Sat., Dec. 23 at 5:00 p.m. and Sun., Dec. 24 at 10:30 a.m.

Our Lady of the Snows 10th Anniversary Celebration of the Dedication of Our New Parish: Wed., Dec. 13 at 5:30 p.m.

Come join us for a special Mass at 5:30 p.m., followed by a festive reception in the parish hall.

Capstone Mission Trip to Tijuana, Mexico: Dec. 30-Jan. 6, 2018

This is a great opportunity for college students, as they will still be on Christmas break. There are jobs for all skill levels, from building shelves and doing electrical work, to sorting clothes and holding babies. The cost is $450, which covers almost all expenses, including transportation, accommodations and most food. For more information, go to www.capstonemissions.org. To sign up, contact Debby Miciak at deb@capstonemissions.org or 208-308-3296.

Pilgrimage to Poland & Prague with Fr. Justin Brady, Sr. Miriam Heidland and Fr. Caleb Vogel: Sep. 30-Oct. 10, 2018

Travel in the footsteps of St. John Paul II to the holy sites of Poland and Prague.  For more information and/or to book, pick up a flier in the church entryway or go to www.pilgrimages.com/frbrady.

World Meeting of Families with Pope Francis: Aug. 18-27, 2018 in Dublin, Ireland

Travel with Bishop Peter Christensen on this 9-day pilgrimage which includes visits to Galway, Our Lady of Knock, Cliffs of Moher, Killarney, Dingle Peninsula, County Cork, Rock of Cashel and Dublin. Price is $3,990 and includes airfare from anywhere in the US. To register for the trip or for travel information, contact Proximo Travel at 855-842-8001 or 508-340-9370, Reference Code 490. To register for the World Meeting of Families, contact Jay Wonacott from the Diocese of Boise at 208-350-7535, jwonacott@rcdb.org.

FORMED has come to the Wood River Valley Catholic Community!

We are excited to share the gift of a free subscription to FORMED.org–an incredible online gateway to the best Catholic content, all in one place! Described by some users as a “Catholic Netflix,” FORMED has inspiring movies and video-based programs, audio presentations, and e-books from the Church’s most compelling speakers and authors. With your free subscription to FORMED you can access this content 24/7 on your television, phone, laptop, iPad or Kindle. To get started, pick up a registration card in the church entryway or contact the parish office at 208-622-3432 or parishofficeols@gmail.com.

Weekly RCIA Group Meeting: Thursdays at 7:00 p.m. at St. Charles Borromeo in Hailey

This group is for those who are curious about or considering becoming Catholic, and will meet in the St. Charles rectory starting on Oct. 12. Please contact Bob Rubel at 208-309-2605 with any questions.

Pilgrimage to Poland & Prague: Sep. 30-Oct. 10, 2018

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