The Cataldo Pilgrimage

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.

Please check the schedule for this year on the Schedule page, plus directions to the Friday Night Campsite on the Route page. Packing lists are available on the Beginner’s Guide page.

July 15, 16, 17, 2022

Beginner’s Guide

If it’s your first time on the pilgrimage, or it’s been a few years, look here first for a handy guide to get you started.


Details down to the minute for the entire weekend, from Friday to the end of the Pilgrimage on Sunday.


Explore the route through the Bitterroot Mountains with our interactive map and elevation levels.


Online registration is easy. Reserve your spot now, then pay on Friday morning at the start of the pilgrimage.

Photo Gallery

View our photo galleries of past years, where all Cataldo Pilgrims keep the motto of “Holy! Healthy! Happy!”

The Mission

Learn more about The Mission of the Sacred Heart in Cataldo, Idaho, where Catholicism took its root in our state.

For over twenty 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.

All are welcome to join in for one, two, or three days.