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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Parish Acquires Antique Baptismal Font

St. Ignatius has purchased an antique marble Baptismal font for the new church.Rick Lair of King Richard’s Liturgical recently purchased the century-old font and altar from a church that had closed in New Mexico. He knew that it was manufactured by DaPrado of Chicago, the same company that made the...

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Saint of the Month: Bl. Francis Xavier Seelos

Blessed Francis Xavier Seelos was a German religious priest and a missionary to the United States. Francis was born in 1819 to Mang and Franziska Seelos, one of twelve children. The family lived at Füssen in the Kingdom of Bavaria, currently near the southern border of Germany. The family was...

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Saint of the Month: St. Catherine of Genoa

St. Catherine of Genoa was a married woman and charity worker, as well as a mystic. Catherine was born in 1447 to the prominent Fieschi family at Genoa, Italy, the youngest of five children. When she was thirteen, Catherine expressed a desire to enter into religious life, but because of...

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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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