Church Construction Update: Underground Air Conditioning Ducts

Dear Fellow Parishioners, Here is a construction update on the work in progress by James B. Donaghey Inc. Mechanical Contractors in the Installation of the HVAC (Heating, Ventilating Air Conditioning) and Plumbing with the General Contractor: Ben M. Radcliff Construction. Our new church will be equipped with a unique Air...

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Saint of the Month: St. Bernardo of Corleone

St. Bernardo of Corleone was a swordsman and shoemaker who became a Capuchin religious brother.  He was born Filippo Latini in 1605 at Corleone, Sicily in modern-day Italy.  He was raised in a devout Catholic family and their home was known as “the house of saints”. His father was a...

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Perpetual Adoration to begin in Mobile

Faithful from 25 parishes committed to perpetual Eucharistic Adoration starting Dec. 8 By ROB HERBST The Catholic Week MOBILE — After nearly a year of planning and praying, the Blessed Sacrament Chapel at St. Ignatius Parish will be opening for perpetual Eucharistic Adoration. Perpetual Eucharistic Adoration will begin on the...

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Saint of the Month: St. Finnian of Clonard

St. Finnian of Clonard was a renowned Irish teacher, founder, and abbot. Finnian was born in 470 at Myshal in County Carlow, Ireland. MANY YEARS OF FORMATION While still quite young, he was sent to be tutored by Bishop Fortchern of Trim. Thus began a long journey of prayer and...

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Saint of the Month: St. Cecilia

St. Cecilia was a renowned virgin martyr of the early Church. The time she lived is not precisely known, but she most likely lived during the 200s AD.  According to the story that was handed down from antiquity, Cecilia was born in Rome to a Catholic family, and her father...

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The Wisdom of the Saints about suffering (part 7)

“Christ suffered all that He had to suffer; nothing at all is lacking to the number of His sufferings. Therefore His sufferings are complete, but in Him as in the head; there remain even now sufferings of Christ to be endured in the body.” St. Augustine of Hippo (4th-5th centuries,...

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Construction Update

By Fr. Shields The pictures shown above were taken on October 23, and illustrate the beginning of the foundation work for the new church. The roof of our church will be 53’ high, and at a sharp angle, leaving no room for attic space. As a result, our air conditioning...

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Trees of St. Ignatius

The St. Ignatius campus is blessed with an abundance of trees providing both beauty year around and shade during our warm months. Trees were an important consideration when preparing our master plan for the campus. The plan calls for removing some of our trees and makes provision for adding many...

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