Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Una Voce Announces: A Monthly Traditional Latin Mass

The board of the Treasure Valley Latin Mass Society, St. Joseph Chapter of Una Voce America, is pleased to announce that Bishop Peter Christensen has responded to our request for a Traditional Latin Mass in the Treasure Valley. He has assigned Fr. Caleb Vogel, pastor of St. Paul Catholic Church in Nampa, to the ministry of providing a monthly Sunday Mass in the Extraordinary Form at the old St. Paul Church in Nampa. There is much preparation to be done, and Fr. Vogel hopes to begin offering the Mass in Lent — sometime in March.
Although the exact time for the monthly Mass has not been set, and further details await the promulgation of the official assignment letter by the Bishop, we are very pleased to bring you this announcement and are grateful to Bishop Christensen for his positive response to our request, and also very grateful to Fr. Vogel for his generous response, as well as St Joseph, patron of this Una Voce Chapter.
Please be aware that this ministry is limited to the monthly offering of a Traditional Latin Mass.  It does not include those items of a full parish life, such as the traditional sacraments for confession, baptism, nuptials, requiem Masses and the like.  Also be aware that this ministry has been assigned to Fr. Vogel alone, so he will be performing this ministry in addition to pastoring a large parish and serving as director of vocations. Please keep him and Bishop Christensen in your prayers.
Fr. Vogel has indicated that he would like help from the Treasure Valley Latin Mass Society with preparing the old St. Paul Church for this particular ministry, as well as obtaining necessary supplies.  Additional notices will be sent out as particular needs for time/talents/treasure are identified in the next few weeks.  In the meantime, if you wish to make a tax-deductible donation, it would be both helpful and deeply appreciated. You may send it to:
Treasure Valley Latin Mass Society, Inc.
C/o Mrs. Theresa Lester, O.P.
9875 W. Meadowlark Ct
Boise, ID 83704
Please join the board of the Treasure Valley Latin Mass Society in offering prayers and thanksgiving for this new step towards regularizing the Extraordinary Form of the Mass in the Treasure Valley, with special intercession for Bishop Christensen and Fr. Vogel.
Sancte Joseph, patrone s. ecclesiæ, ora pro nobis
Mr. Thomas Lester, Chair                                                      
Mrs. Pamela Gross, O.P., Vice Chair 
Mr. Mike Turner, O.P., Secretary
Mrs. Theresa Lester, O.P., Treasurer
Mr. Eric Geibel
Mr. Mark Gross, O.P.
Miss Anita More, O.P.
Mrs. Maria Turner

Saturday, January 19, 2019

TVLMS is pleased to announce a special presentation by Alex Begin:

TVLMS is pleased to announce a special
presentation by Alex Begin

Extraordinary Form Mass organizer Alex Begin has been promoting the Latin Mass in metro Detroit and Windsor, Ontario for over three decades. Harvard’s youngest graduate in 1982, Alex founded a software company and went on to own and co-own several small businesses, today focusing on apartments and commercial real estate. Alex has extensive experience training priests and bishops in how to celebrate the Traditional Mass and Sacraments. He is the Executive Producer and host of Extraordinary Faith, a show on EWTN which showcases the beauties of Catholic Tradition.

Theresa and I first met Alex at the 2018 Sacred Liturgy Conference in Salem, Oregon. Alex was a presenter at the Conference. He has done in Detroit  and Ontario, Canada what we are trying to do in the Treasure Valley and has an inspiring story to tell. We encourage you to come, meet Alex, and enjoy his presentation.

Who: Alex Begin

What: Presentation on Establishing the Latin Mass in Parishes in Detroit and Ontario, Canada

When: Thursday, February 7th at 7:00 pm

Where: Home of Rob and Gina Sower, 12932 W. Grenadier Dr., Boise 83713

Questions: call (208-891-9980) Tom Lester or email

If you plan on attending, please call or email as soon as possible to let us know how many will be attending in case we will need to find a larger venue.

If you would like to bring a beverage or snack that would be fine, but it is not required.

Thursday, January 3, 2019

Latin Rosary Group

Latin Rosary Group
We will be resuming our regular monthly get together to pray the Rosary in Latin for the success of establishing the Traditional Latin Mass in the Treasure Valley.
We will be meeting the first Monday of each month at 7 pm in our home:

9875 W. Meadowlark Ct., Boise 83704

The date for this month’s meeting is Monday, January 7th.
If you are able to attend, please email ( or call (208-891-9980) to let us know you are coming. It’s not necessary; however,  you can, bring a snack and/or beverage to share after the Rosary.