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St. Joseph's Catholic Church

Melba, Idaho

A Mission of St. Paul's Catholic Church, Roman Catholic Diocese of Boise

About Us

We are a mission of St. Paul’s Catholic Church which is located in Nampa, Idaho.

St. Joseph's Church

The church is at this address.

The way that I serve our parish is by providing the spiritual and temporal leadership we need to live out our Catholic faith as the Church desires. I work to ensure that your spiritual needs are met, and that our parish provides good education and formation for all its members, especially our children and youth. All of this takes place on a church campus that I must ensure is taken care of and meets our needs.
Here are some specific ways that I can help you.


  • Offer Mass
  • Provide the Sacrament of Reconciliation
  • Give the Anointing of the Sick
  • Help you grow in your faith


Father Justin Brady

(208) 466-7031

In working under the direction of our Pastor Fr. Brady, the way that I will serve the parish is by helping ensure that your spiritual needs are met and that our parish provides a good education and formation for all its members, especially our children and youth. Although I will be learning and observing how many of the administrative aspects of the parish and school are done, my primary focus will be on helping with the Sacramental needs of the parish and school.

  • Offering Mass
  • Provide the Sacrament of Reconciliation and Anointing of the Sick
  • Doing home blessings and hospital visits
  • Helping you grow in your faith/prayer life

Father Carlos Rosero

Parochial Vicar
(208) 466-7031 ext 4441

Father Bill is a priest in residence for St. Paul’s Catholic Church.

Father Bill Taylor

Priest in Residence
(208) 466-7031 ext 4447

I serve St. Paul’s as a permanent deacon. That means I help with weekend Masses, baptisms, weddings, funerals and graveside services. I can also help with blessings houses. At St. Paul’s, my wife and I teach the baptism and marriage prep classes. We oversee the tamale sales, and the Posadas.

Jose Luis Granados

(208) 466-7031

I serve St. Paul’s as a permanent deacon. Although I am retired, I still help in many ways. I assist with baptisms and lead rosaries and gravesides. I also serve at weekend Masses.

Michael Collins

(208) 466-7031

I serve St. Paul’s as a permanent deacon. I assist at weekend Masses, help with baptisms, and oversee the choirs for the Spanish Masses. I help oversee major celebrations in our community such as Our Lady of Guadalupe. I can bless house, Preside at weddings and funerals, and be of assistance to those who need it.

Francisco Amaral

(208) 466-7031

It is my pleasure to serve the community of St. Paul’s as Business Manager. I oversee the Parish Staff we work to continually improve our support for individuals and families along their journey in faith.

  • Create the Annual Budget in coordination with the Controller and Finance Council.
  • Manage Human Resources responsibilities for the Parish and School.
  • Oversee projects in coordination with the Director of Facilities and Events.
  • Assist the Pastor and Parochial Vicar in annual parish planning of masses and events.
  • Oversee communication from the Parish to the community via electronic outlets and social media.
  • Support the Parish staff to ensure they have what they need to work efficiently.


Mari deLeon

Business Manager
(208) 466-7031 ext 4445

I serve St Paul’s Parish and School as our Financial Controller. I’m responsible for all of our Accounts Receivables and Accounts Payables. I generate all financial information for the Business Office and the Finance Councils and assist in Budget Development. I am also responsible for the Payrolls for all of our entities. I process all bank reconciliations for our accounts. I generate end of the year contribution statements and assist Parishioners with any follow up questions or concerns. I am also responsible for finances for St Joseph’s Mission Parish (Melba, Idaho), Our Lady of Tears (Silver City) and our Mount Calvary Cemetery.
Although numbers are my thing, I always enjoy working with Parishioners, ushering at our masses and working with our Ministry team on our many projects here at St Paul’s.


Gina Urquidi

Parish Controller
(208) 466-7031 ext 4443


Antonio Perez

Director of Parish Services
(208) 466-7031 ext 4468

I am so excited to serve as the Director of Facilities & Events for our parish! The purpose of this position is to provide supervision and coordination of parish buildings and the events within them.

Kathy Paulin

Director of Facilities and Events

I oversee the parish office department and providing key parish office support. I serve as aid to the Pastor and parish staff and schedule meetings and sacramental ceremonies for parishioners. Here are some specific ways that I can help you:
• Schedule appointment with priests
• Provide assistance with Baptisms, Marriages, Funerals, Anniversaries, Blessings
• Schedule facility/ rooms (Church, Dempsey, conference rooms)
• Help locate sacramental records for the parish
• Assist with annulments

Carol Amador

Administrative Assistant
(208) 466-7031 ext 4444


Here are some ways that I assist:
• Schedule appointments with priests
• Assist with communication for trainings, projects and events.
• Assist with social media, Flocknote and posting of information on other electronic and print media.
• Assist in sorting, counting and preparation of the weekly deposits.
• Pay invoices weekly and prepare all checks for signature in a timely manner.
• Assist in any way directed by the pastor in furthering the goals and mission of the parish.

Carina Pasillas

Support Specialist
(208) 466-7031 ext 4478


Vanessa Arellano

208-466-7031 Ext. 4448

The mission of St. Paul’s Middle and High School Youth Ministry (SPY Ministry) is to create an environment which leads youth and their families into an ongoing relationship with God through Jesus Christ and His Church. Together with the youth, families, parish community, and Core Team, we work to create a deeper understanding of the Church and the Faith, providing a community in which we can all grow in God’s love. Specific ways SPY Ministry serves our community:


  • Praying for our youth and parish community
  • Developing and providing formation for Core Team
  • First Communion, Confirmation, and RCIT preparation
  • Providing support for parents, empowering them as first teachers of the faith
  • Co-directing annual Jr. High Rally and Jr. High Camp
  • Development of Parish Message Series


Stephanie Craig

Director of Youth Ministry
(208) 466-7031 ext 4471

In collaboration with the Pastor, I’m responsible of overseeing the formation and education of the children of the parish from pre-school through 5th grade. This includes elements of catechesis, evangelization, spirituality and guidance for child learners. Here are some specific ways that I can help you.

  • Registering and placing children in catechism classes
  • Coordinate RCIA (Baptism) for Children over the age of 7
  • Coordinate First Communion Retreat, First Confession and First Communion
  • Supervise the recruitment and work of volunteer catechists
  • Help you with the growth of your child’s faith

Marisela Linan

Director of Religious Education
(208) 466-7031 ext 4446

Patricia Hernández

Religious Education Assistant
(208) 466-7031 ext 4468

It is my humble and profound honor to serve as Director of Music Ministry. In this role, I work with our group leaders and music ministers to ensure that our collective efforts exemplify professional-level music in support of liturgy, and for the benefit of our parish. I also work in support of our Tech Ministry, which maintains and operates our sound reinforcement, video and security systems.

  • Recruit and orient new members to ministry
  • Schedule and conduct auditions for prospective music ministers
  • Select appropriate liturgical music under the direction of our pastor
  • Work in consultation with group leaders to continuously improve the quality of our work

Mike Schaller

Director of Music Ministry

Vickie VanderWerff

Coordinator of Services

Finance Advisory Members

Ben Vogel
Alta Graham
Rob O’Malley



Religious Education

Vickie VanderWerff

A church.


504 Randolph Dr.
Melba, ID 83641
The Eucharist.


9:30 AM (English)


A stained glass window.

Religious Education

Following Sunday Mass.

Office Hours

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