The Monastery of the Ascension is a community of about a dozen Benedictine monks which has been in Southern Idaho since 1965. We live a life of prayer, work and reading accordng to the Rule of St. Benedict and try to serve the Catholic Church and the people of southern Idaho through various ministries which include parochial work, retreats, teaching and scholarship, ecumenical activities, counseling and spiritual direction, and social service.
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Salt & Light Catholic Radio Podcasts

The first Friday of each month, take a break and absorb the insights and serenity of the monastic life through your radio! Salt & Light Radio presents "First Friday at the Monastery" - hosted by Pete Espil and featuring Southern Idaho's own Benedictine monks from the Monastery of the Ascension. We will bring you the beauty, inspiration and peace of a retreat at Ascension Monastery as the monks share their deep spirituality, wisdom and knowledge.

  • First Friday at the Monastery August 2015

  • First Friday at the Monastery July 2015

  • First Friday at the Monastery June 2015

  • First Friday at the Monastery May 2015

  • First Friday at the Monastery April 2015

  • First Friday at the Monastery March 2015

  • First Friday at the Monastery-February 2015

  • First Friday at the Monastery January 2015

  • First Friday at the Monastery December 2014

  • First Friday at the Monastery November 2014

  • First Friday at the Monastery October 2014

  • First Friday at the Monastery September 2014
  • The Monastery of the Ascension
    541 East-100 South
    Jerome, ID 83338
    208-324-2377

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