The Most Rev. Michael P. Driscoll, bishop of Boise, recites a blessing from a book held by Father Ben Uhlenkott, parish priest for the local Catholic church, during Saturday's dedication ceremony. The event culminated years of planning that was often met by setbacks as the local Catholic community sought to tie together the existing church with a gathering place for parishioners.
Years of planning marked by various challenges and setbacks finally came to fruition as the Catholic community formally opened its new parish fellowship hall Saturday morning.
"We are the living stones of this church... and this blessing is an opportunity to gather together and celebrate," said the Most Rev. Michael P. Driscoll, bishop of Boise, who officiated the event.
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