Roman Catholic Diocese of Boise | Cathedral dedicated 1921


Q: What is Holy Eucharist?
A: The Holy Eucharist is the Sacrament which contains the body and blood, soul and divinity, of our Lord Jesus Christ under the appearances of bread and wine. ​

​Here at St. John's Cathedral we endeavor to assist those who are seeking the grace of the Sacrament of the Eucharist based on various ages:

Children going into the are eligible to receive First Holy Communion (along with the Sacrament of Confession). Classes begin in October and end in May. To find out more click on> First Reconciliation & First Communion (Youth)   

Adults must attend the Order of Christian Initiation classes starting in mid- September and ending at Easter. After attending classes to learn about the Sacraments of Initiation, and having sufficient reflection on entering the Catholic Church, adults can receive first Holy Communion at the Easter Vigil. If you have an irregular situation, such as a schismatic group, please call the Cathedral to talk to a clergy member about how to come into full communion. To find out more click on> Becoming Catholic-Adult