Priests of the Diocese

Diocesan Priests

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Bishop
Peter F. Christensen

May 25, 1985

 

Fr. Calvin L. Blankinship, Jr.
June 6, 1996
Prison Ministries

Fr. Justin Brady
June 9, 2005
OL Snows, Sun Valley; St. Charles, Hailey; Immaculate Conception, Fairfield; St. Peter, Shoshone: St. Elizabeth, Gooding: and St. Anthony, Wendell

 

Fr. José de Jesús Camacho
December 25, 1975
St. Mary, Boise and Diocesan Director of Prison Ministry

 

Fr. Carlos Camargo
October 5, 2006
St. Agnes, Weiser; Holy Rosary, Cambridge; and St. Jude, Council

Fr. Henry Carmona
July 20, 1978
Holy Spirit, Pocatello; St. Anthony’s and St. Joseph’s, Pocatello; and St. Paul’s, Chubbuck

Fr. Sean Caulfield

Fr. Sean Caulfield
June 19, 1949
Retired

Fr. Robert P. Cook
June 5, 2003
Sacred Heart, Boise

Fr. Javier Corral PiƱa


Fr. Javier Corral Piña
July 7, 2001
Mary Immaculate, St. Anthony

Fr. Raul R. Covarrubias
June 2, 1983
St. John Paul II, Idaho Falls; St. Ann, Mud Lake; St. Anthony, Roberts; OL Guadalupe, Shelley; Presentation, Aberdeen/Am. Falls; Blessed Sacrament, Aberdeen; St. Mary, American Falls; and St. John, Pingree

 
Msgr. Joseph A. daSilva
June 27, 1972
Risen Christ and Diocesan Pastoral Center, Boise
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Fr. Dennis C. Day 
June 2, 1976
St. Joseph's, Sandpoint and Sacred Heart, Clark Fork
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Fr. J. Patrick Dennis
Dec. 27, 1978
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Fr. Raymond J. Dolan
May 26, 1956
Retired
 
Fr. W. Thomas Faucher
Fr. W. Thomas Faucher
June 4, 1971
Retired
Fr. Marcellus Fernandez
Fr. Marcellus Fernandez
September 7, 1968
Retired
Fr. Peter Fernando
December 21, 1964
St. Catherine's, Priest River
Fr. Francisco Q. Flores
June 8, 2000
St. Pius X, Coeur d'Alene
Fr. Donald D. Fraser
December 20, 1974
Retired
Fr. Gerald J. Funke
June 20, 1980
St. John Cathedral, Boise; and Diocesan Vocations Director for Seminarians
Fr. Juan M. Garatea
Fr. Juan M. Garatea
June 28, 1959
Retired
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Fr. Camilo Garcia
June 5, 2008
Corpus Christi, Fruitland
Fr. Jorge E. Garcia
December 7, 1986
Immaculate Conception, Buhl; and St. Catherine's, Hagerman
Fr. John Gathungu
January 1, 1990
Sts. Peter and Paul, Grangeville; and Holy Trinity, Nezperce
Fr. Francisco Godinez
June 10, 2010
St. Nicholas, Rupert
Fr. Jose de Jesus Gonzalez
Fr. Jose de Jesus Gonzalez
June 5, 2008
St. Bernard's, Blackfoot; and Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha, Fort Hall 
Fr. Richard S. Haldane
June 4, 1992
Retired
 
Fr. Chase Hasenoehrl
June 10, 2010
St. Augustine’s, Moscow; and St. Mary’s, Potlatch
Fr. Robert C. Irwin
December 8, 1995
Our Lady of the Valley, Caldwell
Fr. Victor F. Jagerstatter
June 8, 2006
Administrative Leave
Fr. Oscar Jaramillo
June 8, 1990
Sacred Heart, Emmett and St. Jude's, Garden Valley
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Fr. Thomas F. Keller
May 13, 1984
Retired
Fr. Leslie P. Kish
Fr. Leslie P. Kish
June 5, 1997
Retired
Fr. John W. Koelsch
December 16, 1956
Retired
Fr. John Kucera
June 8, 2017
St. Paul's, Nampa
Fr. Roger LaChance
May 27, 1967
Retired
Fr. John P. Legerski
May 6, 1981
Holy Apostles, Meridian
Fr. Thomas J. Loucks
June 14, 1977
Retired
Fr. Leonard MacMillan
June 6, 1991
Holy Apostles, Meridian and Queen of Angels, Horseshoe Bend
Fr. Mariusz Majewski
June 5, 2008
St. Thomas, Coeur d’Alene
Fr. Joseph F. McDonald III
June 26, 1987
St. Mary, Moscow, and St. Mary, Genesee
 
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Fr. Mauricio Medina
Fr. Mauricio Medina
May 30, 1964
Retired
Fr. Gabriel Morales
August 29, 2013
St. Nicholas, Rupert
Msgr. John W. Morgan
May 25, 1958
Retired

Fr. Joseph A. Muha
May 21, 1960
Retired

Fr. Bradley D. Neely
June 5, 2003
All Saints, Lewiston; and Sacred Heart, Lapwai

Fr. Reginald U. Nwauzor
July 19, 1980
St. Mark’s, Boise

Fr. German Osorio
June 10, 2010
Our Lady of Good Counsel, Mountain Home

   
Fr. Carlos Rosero Patiño
January 24, 2009
St. Paul's, Nampa; St. Joseph's, Melba; Our Lady Queen of Heaven, Oreana; and Our Lady of Tears, Silver City

Fr. Carlos A. Perez
February 20, 1992
St. Ann's, Bonners Ferry

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Fr. Jose Ramirez
June 10, 2010
St. Peter’s, Shoshone; St. Elizabeth’s, Gooding; and St. Anthony’s, Wendell 
Fr. Jairo Restrepo Fr. Jairo Restrepo
June 13, 1992
Sabbatical
Fr. David Riffle

Fr. David Riffle
May 20, 1967
Retired

Fr. Timothy M. Ritchey
May 22, 1985
St. George's, Post Falls; St. Joseph's, Spirit Lake; and St. Stanislaus, Rathdrum 

Fr. Steven P. Rukavina
June 2, 1987
Our Lady of Lake, McCall; St. Katherine Drexel, Cascade; and St. Jerome, Riggins

Fr. Marcos Sanchez

Fr. Marcos Sanchez
June 4, 2009
Good Shepard, Soda Springs

Fr. Joseph F. Schmidt
May 15, 1966
Retired

Msgr. Andrew J. Schumacher
December 20, 1959
Retired

Fr. Bruno Segatta
May 13, 1974

Retired 

Fr. Michael A. St. Marie
June 9, 1993
St. Edward the Confessor, Twin Falls, and Our Lady of Guadalupe, Twin Falls

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Fr. Peter M. J. Stravinskas
May 27, 1977

Fr. R. William Taylor

Fr. R. William Taylor
May 23, 1964
Retired

Fr. Enrique Terriquez
August 4, 1963
Retired

Fr. Benjamin R. Uhlenkott

Fr. Benjamin R. Uhlenkott
June 8, 2006
St. Mark, Boise

Fr. Mark Uhlenkott
June 9, 2016
Our Lady of the Valley, Caldwell
Fr. Adrian Vazquez
June 5, 2008
St. Jerome's, Jerome
Fr. Julio Vicente
June 5, 2008 
St. Therese Little Flower, Burley
Fr. Eladio Vieyra
December 17, 2008
Presentation of the Lord, Aberdeen/American Falls; Blessed Sacrament, Aberdeen; St. Mary, American Falls; and St. John, Pingree
Fr. Caleb Vogel
June 10, 2004
St. Paul’s, Nampa; St. Joseph’s, Melba; Our Lady Queen of Heaven, Oreana; Our Lady of Tears, Silver City; and Vocations Director for Recruitment
Fr. Dat T. Vu
June 10, 2004
St. Charles, Salmon; St. Ann, Arco; St. Louise, Challis; St. Barbara, Mackay; and St. Joseph, Leadore
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Fr. Paul H. Wander
June 8, 1990
St. Mary, Cottonwood; Assumption, Ferdinand; St. Anthony, Greencreek; and Holy Cross, Keuterville
Msgr. Dennis J. Wassmuth
May 30, 1973
Our Lady of the Rosary, Boise; St. Joseph's, Idaho City; and St. Paul's Student Center, Boise
Fr. Ronald Wekerle
Fr. Ronald Wekerle
June 8, 1990
Missionary sabbatical
Fr. John R. Worster
Fr. John R. Worster
June 26, 1987
St. Mary's Boise

 


Religious Priests

 

 

Fr. Andrew Baumgartner, OSB
May 26, 1960
Monastery of the Ascension, Jerome

Fr. Jack Bentz, SJ

 
Fr. Jack Bentz, SJ
June 19, 2004
 St. Paul Student Center, Boise

Fr. Antonio Eguiguren, OFM
May 4, 1980
St. Paul's, Nampa; St. Joseph's, Melba; Our Lady Queen of Heaven, Oreana; Our Lady of Tears, Silver City; and chaplain for the Idaho Basque Catholic community

Fr. Robert L. Erickson, SJ
June 15, 1974
Sacred Heart, DeSmet; Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Plummer; and St. Michael’s, Worley
Fr. Eugene Esch, OSB
May 27, 1954
Monastery of the Ascension, Jerome

 
 
Fr. Hugh B. Feiss, OSB
May 11, 1966
Monastery of the Ascension, Jerome
 

 

 
Fr. Flick, FSSP
St. Joan of Arc, Coeur d’Alene

 
Fr. Kenneth Hein, OSB
August 16, 1969
Prior, Monastery of the Ascension, Jerome

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
 
 
Fr. Tom Lankenau
St. Pauls Student Center, Boise
Fr. Dennis M. Gordon, FSSP
May 30, 2008
St. Joan of Arc, Coeur d’Alene
Fr. Michael T. Irwin, FSSP

 

Fr. Michael T. Irwin, FSSP
May 30, 1964
Retired / Jubilado 
Fr. Radmar Jao, SJ
June 11, 2011
St. Paul's Student Center, Boise
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Fr. Boniface Lautz, OSB
May 26, 1960
Monastery of the Ascension, Jerome
Fr. Ezekiel Lotz, OSB
June 10, 2000
Monastery of the Ascension, Jerome


Fr. Sipho Mathabela, OSB
Sept. 8, 2001
St. Theresa's, Orofino; and Our Lady of the Woodland, Pierce

Fr. Jerome Montez, OSB
June 6, 1997
St. Rita's, Kellogg; St. Alphonsus, Wallace; St. Michael's, Mullan; St. Mary Immaculate, Saint Maries; and Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Harrison
Fr. Daniel Nolan, FSSP
May 31, 2014
St. Joan of Arc, Coeur d'Alene

 
Fr. Norbert J. Novak, OSB
July 5, 1964
Monastery of the Ascension, Jerome
Fr. Meinrad Schallberger, OSB
May 7, 1964
Monastery of the Ascension, Jerome
Fr. Evarist T. Shiyo, ALCP
July 12, 1997 
All Saints, Lewiston and Sacred Heart, Lapwai
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