Immaculate Conception 50th Jubilee Celebration

ICC 50th Jubilee Celebration

Agenda and Schedule of Events

All are invited to participate in the events commemorating the 50th anniversary of Immaculate Conception Church, dedicated on December 8, 1972.

Sunday, September 11, 2022 – ICC Parish Picnic and 50th Jubilee Festival

This kicks off the 50th Jubilee in commemorating the day of September 6, 1972, when John O’Neill purchased St. George’s Catholic Church from the Idaho Department of Highways and began planning to move it to a suitable location. In October, he purchased the land where the current church stands. In November, Harlie Catlow of House Moving Specialists transferred the church, and on December 8, 1972 Fr. Edward DeBusschere dedicated it as Immaculate Conception Church.

Thursday, December 8 – Candlelit Procession and 50th Anniversary of Immaculate Conception Church

Saturday, December 10 – ICC 50th Jubilee Symposium: Catholic Tradition in the Northwest United States

This is a full-day event celebrating our parish history with various speakers, including Bishop Bernard Fellay as keynote speaker.

Sunday, December 11 – ICC 50th Jubilee Banquet at the Kootenai County Fairgrounds in Coeur d’Alene, ID

This is a large venue and free for all families to attend. Registration will open later this summer with an optional recommended donation. Families are requested to bring a dessert to share for all. A cash bar will be available for purchasing drinks.

  • 4:00 p.m. - Doors open
  • 4:30 p.m. - Presentation on the story of Immaculate Conception Church
  • 5:00 p.m. - Cocktail hour with live chamber music
  • 6:00 p.m. - Dinner
  • 6:45 p.m. - Keynote address

Reservations are required to attend the Sunday Banquet. Please use the form below to register all adults and children attending the Banquet.