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 & FAQs

Starting July 5th and continuing through the end of July, Our Lady of the Snows’ Sunday 10:30 a.m. Holy Mass will be celebrated outside on the lawn at Carol’s Dollar Mountain Lodge, 82 Elkhorn Rd., Sun Valley. Please bring your own chair or blanket and maintain social distancing protocols.

In accordance with Gov. Brad Little’s plan to begin opening Idaho for normal activity, public liturgies may resume in the Diocese of Boise starting May 2...

To read the Bishop Peter Christensen’s statement, click HERE.

Is the church open for private prayer?

Yes. Our Lady of the Snows is open for private prayer Mon.-Sat. from 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. and St. Charles Borromeo is open Mon.-Sat. from 9:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. and Sun. from 9:30 a.m.-7:00 p.m. Please remain mindful of social distancing norms and policies. Church bathrooms will be closed.

Are we still going to live stream local Masses?

Yes. Fr. Brady will continue to live stream public Masses via the Zoom platform. To access these live streams, you will need to download the free Zoom app to your computer or mobile device and use the links that we will provide through Flocknotes for each event. Download Zoom HERE. Sign up for Flocknote at https://app.flocknote.com/WoodRiverCatholic.

Is Holy Confession available?

Holy Confession is available at Our Lady of the Snows on Saturdays from 4:00-4:50 p.m. or by appointment.

What if I need a priest?

Please call the parish office at 208-622-3432 to schedule a pastoral call or office appointment with Fr. Brady.

Is the parish office open?

Yes. At this time, the parish office is open Tuesday-Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

How do I contact the parish office?

Call 208-622-3432 for the main office or click HERE for staff member email addresses. For emergencies please dial: 208-867-7262

What can I do on Sunday if I can’t come to public Mass?

Although the obligation to attend the Holy Mass publicly is still temporarily lifted for those 60 and older, those who are immunocompromised, and those who have judged it prudent for their health and safety to stay at home, we are still called to keep the Lord’s Day. This should be filled by bringing a special attention to the day, praying the Holy Mass on TV or online, praying the readings, offering devotions and other prayers. The obligation to attend Holy Mass is removed, but not the Commandment to “keep holy the Lord’s day”.

Are there some resources you can offer me now?

For Mass online you can use EWTN in both the television and online versions at https://www.ewtn.com/, or search your favorite Catholic websites to see if they have links to live streamed Masses.
Here are two articles that may help:
How to Cope With Massless Sundays: 
Going to Mass On-line: 
Here are some prayers:

Will we still have 1st Holy Communion and Confirmation?

Yes, dates for these sacraments have now been set:
Our Lady of the Snows:
1st Holy Communion – Sun., June 7 at 12:00 p.m. Semi-Private Holy Mass
Holy Confirmation – Sat., July 18 at 5:00 p.m. Holy Mass
Please Note: Attendance may be restricted in order to conform to social distancing regulations.This means that entire families or supporting members may not be able to attend the Mass.

Beware! Scam Alert!

For the last several years, scammers have been posing as priests or parish staff and sending emails and texts to parishioners asking for gift cards. If you receive such an email or text claiming to be from Fr. Justin Brady, the parish staff, or any other priest or parish, please DELETE or IGNORE it. DO NOT reply to the sender! If you receive any suspicious or unusual email or text having anything to do with the church, feel free to call the parish office at 208-622-3432.

Electronic Giving is available at Our Lady of the Snows...

Please consider making your giving easier and more consistent by signing up for our electronic giving option. Currently 50 parish families are using this simple and secure way to make and track their parish giving. To learn more, contact Heidi Marcus at 208-622-3432 or Marcus_heidi@hotmail.com. Sign up for electronic giving at https://osvonlinegiving.com/4195/Home/Register#/register/user/profile

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Flocknote is a religious organization which provides emails and text messaging to churches throughout the United States. Now everyone at Our Lady of the Snows with an email address and/or cell phone can get the latest news, updates, schedules and more! If you are a registered member of Our Lady of the Snows, you will automatically begin receiving messages through Flocknote in the coming weeks. To view your account online, go to flocknote.com/login.

To sign up for Flocknote and receive messages from Our Lady of the Snows, go to https://app.flocknote.com/WoodRiverCatholic.

If you would like to learn more about Flocknote, go to www.flocknote.com.


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OUR LADY OF THE SNOWS WEEKLY SCHEDULE:

HOLY MASS & CONFESSION

Our Lady of the Snows is open for private prayer Mon.-Sat., 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Holy Confession at Our Lady of the Snows is available Saturdays from 4:00-4:50 p.m. or by appointment.


MONDAY, WEDNESDAY

Public Morning Prayer service – 8:00 a.m.


TUESDAY, THURSDAY, FRIDAY

Public Holy Mass – 8:00 a.m.


SATURDAY

Public Holy Mass  – 5:00 p.m.*


SUNDAY

Public Holy Mass – 10:30 a.m.

PLEASE NOTE: This Mass will be held outside on the lawn at Dollar Mountain Lodge (82 Elkhorn Rd., Sun Valley) starting Sunday, July 5 through the end of July. 

Parking is available in the lower lot adjacent to the Lodge.

Please bring your own chair or blanket, wear a face covering, and maintain social distancing.