Lynn Donaghey Clapper named Christ the King Medalist

Lynn Donaghey Clapper graduated from St. Ignatius Catholic School, Bishop Toolen Catholic School for Girls, and Auburn University. Lynn married Bob Clapper in 1976, and their three children, Bradley, Benjamin, and Nicholas graduated from St. Ignatius and McGill-Toolen Catholic High School. Five of Lynn and Bob’s eleven grandchildren currently attend...

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Ignatius and Xavier statues

The above photo shows the altar at the first St. Joseph Church, built in 1858, and located at 100 N. Jefferson Street, in downtown Mobile. Note the statues on either side of the main altar: St. Francis Xavier is to the left, and St. Ignatius is on the right.  The...

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Saint of the Month: St. Stanislaus Kostka

St. Stanislaus Kostka was a Polish nobleman and Jesuit novice who showed remarkable perseverance in following God’s call to his vocation. Stanislaus was born in 1550 at Rostkovo Castle in Poland, and was named after the 11th century martyr and bishop, St. Stanislaus. His father, John, was a senator for...

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Saint of the Month: St. Francis Borgia

St. Francis Borgia was a royal-born husband and father, Jesuit priest, and superior-general. Francis was born in eastern Spain in 1510. He was born into the Spanish branch of the Borgia family, his father being the 3rd Duke of Gandia and his mother being the granddaughter of King Ferdinand V...

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