Cataldo Pilgrimage - Idaho

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Post Falls to Cataldo, Idaho

Walking in the footsteps of the great missionary, Fr. De Smet

The Pilgrimage to the Sacred Heart Mission from Immaculate Conception Church in Post Falls is a 3-day spiritual and physical journey of 50 miles through the North Idaho wilderness, bringing together hundreds of Christians from across the United States in prayer, song, and camaraderie.

For over twenty five years, men, women and children of all ages have gathered in Post Falls during the month of July to give honor to God and profess their Catholic Faith by journeying over fifty miles, through heat, rain, and even snow, culminating the pilgrimage with a Solemn High Traditional Latin Mass in the oldest Catholic Mission in Idaho: The Sacred Heart Mission of the Coeur d’Alene Tribe at Cataldo, Idaho.

Photo courtesy Idaho State Historical Society

The History of the Mission of the Sacred Heart

"...After relocating the original mission here from the St. Joe River, it became the first permanent mission in Idaho. Fr. DeSmet would later come to expand the territory of the Mission. Built in the Baroque style, construction began in 1850 and was completed in 1853. It is the oldest standing building in Idaho, as well as the oldest surviving mission church in the Pacific Northwest."

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