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

Summer 2017

Children’s & Youth Discipleship Formation Registration Night: Tues., Sept. 19, 6:00-7:00 p.m. at Our Lady of the Snows

We will be enrolling students for our 2-year sacramental preparation programs for 1st Holy Communion and Confirmation. If you have any questions about our 1st Communion program, contact Martha Deffe at 208-622-3432 or mdeffeols@gmail.com. For questions about our Confirmation program, contact Milagros Ortega at mili_ortega@yahoo.com.

Special Reception in Honor of Our Lady of the Snows’ Liturgical Ministers: Sat./Sun, Sept. 23/24 immediately following Mass

Come meet and thank all of our devoted liturgical ministers while enjoying some light refreshments and conversation after Saturday 5:00 p.m. and Sunday 10:30 a.m. Mass.

"Come & See" Retreat: Sept. 14-17 (men) and Oct. 5-8 (women) at the Monastery of the Ascension in Jerome, ID

If the Lord is calling you to a deeper relationship with Him, this retreat is for you! Registration deadline for the men’s retreat is Aug. 18, and for the women’s retreat, Sept. 24. To register or for more information call Jeff Schroeder at 208-404-6610 or Vicki Smith at 208-481-2711.

Healing Weekend Retreat: November 3-5 in Boise

If you or someone you know has struggled with the spiritual and emotional aftermath of abortion, you are invited to experience the healing love of Jesus Christ at the upcoming Rachel’s Vineyard Retreat at Nazareth Retreat Center in Boise. For more information, contact Gerry & Susan Guzman at gsguzman@msn.com or 208-938-9797, or visit www.rachelsvineyard.org. Return phone calls are handled with discretion.

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.

Giving is easy while you are away this summer...

1.) Go to OLGapp.com and download the Online Giving app from Our Sunday Visitor on your mobile device; 2.) Register (when prompted, search for and select Our Lady of the Snows, Sun Valley, ID); 3.) Select the type of gift you would like to make and begin giving. You may also scroll down to the bottom of this web page and select the “Click Here to Make a Secure Donation” button to begin giving online. Your support during the summer months is greatly appreciated and helps sustain our parish.

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.

HURRICANE RELIEF:

Catholic Charities USA is leading the U.S. Bishops’ Conference effort to provide relief to victims.
If you would like to help, please click here: CCUSA Disaster Relief