Meet Matthew McIntyre, RCIA Candidate

Meet our RCIA Candidates: Let’s PRAY for them! Matthew McIntyre Confirmation Saint: St. Luke Connection to St. Ignatius: The children attend school at St. Ignatius as 4th grade, 2nd grade and Pre-K 4 students. They became interested in the Catholic faith and traditions. It was easy to support this spiritual...

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Pre-Ordination Interview

Tom McDonald interviews Deacons Peyton and Connor Plessela, and Seminarian Alex Crow prior to their ordinations. The Plessala brothers will be ordained to the priesthood on Saturday May 30, 2020, while Alex Crow will be ordained to the transitional deaconate. The ordinations will take place at Mobile’s Cathedral-Basilica of the...

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Meet Alex Wood, RCIA Candidate

Meet our RCIA Candidates: Our continuing series on our RCIA candidates, eagerly awaiting full communion in the Catholic Church . . . Please PRAY for them! Alex Wood Confirmation Saint: St. Therese, the Little Flower Connection to St. Ignatius: Married David Wood, a life-long parishioner; triplets baptized here in our...

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Meet Martin Frank, RCIA Candidate

Meet our RCIA Candidates: Let’s PRAY for them! Martin Frank Confirmation Saint: St. John Henry Newman Connection to St. Ignatius: My wife Mary and I together with our five children have been parishioners here since we moved from Chicago in 2016.  Claire, Maddie (and soon Paul) attend elementary school at...

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Meet Allie Boller, RCIA Candidate

We are so looking forward to welcoming our RCIA candidates into full communion with the Catholic Church.  They have been meeting, praying  & studying faithfully since September and are eager to join as soon as our parishes can reopen.  In the meantime, please enjoy getting to know them, and most important,...

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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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Adoration Chapel Update

Summer is officially rounding the bend and many are wondering how the perpetual adoration endeavor is going. Lots of questions are buzzing around – “How does the online calendar look?” “What can I do to help?” “When will we be opening?” “What do I do when I need a substitute...

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What makes teachers sad.

BY CAROLINE MCDONALD It’s that time of the year when some of my students tell me they’re not returning to St. Ignatius. I always give them a hug and tell them I’ll miss them. That is sincere: by the end of the school year we are family and it’s like...

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