Los Tres Amigos: The Bells of St. Ignatius

(Pictured above, left to right, St. Francis Xavier, St. Ignatius Loyola, and St. Peter Faber. Art by Dora N. Bittau) In 1525, los tres amigos, the three friends, Ignatius and Francis, from Spain, and Peter, from the Duchy of Savoy (now part of France), were roommates at the University of Paris....

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Two Former St. Ignatius Pastors Retire

Reverend Monsignors Patrick Gallagher (above left) and Warren Wall among three retiring archdiocesan priests. By The Catholic Week MOBILE — Three Archdiocese of Mobile priests, Msgr. Warren Wall, Msgr. Patrick Gallagher and Fr. Philip McKenna, retired effective June 27. Msgr. Wall most recently served as pastor at St. Mary Parish...

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‘Get out of the way of the Holy Spirit’

By ROB HERBST The Catholic Week MOBILE — What’s the key to becoming parents of two priests? “All we did was to get out of the way of the Holy Spirit,” Dr. Deneen Plessala smiled and said. Drs. Kirby and Deneen Plessala had two reasons to celebrate on May 30....

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Meet Gaillard Ladd, RCIA Candidate

Meet our RCIA Candidates: Let’s PRAY for them! Gaillard Ladd Confirmation Saint:  St.  Alphonsus Ligouri What are you looking forward to most about becoming Catholic:  Celebrating the Eucharist! Favorite new Catholic prayer:  Ave Maria or Hail Mary Something you hope to learn more about:  Teachings & traditions of the early Church Biggest challenge of...

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Meet Brian Miller, RCIA Candidate

Meet our RCIA Candidates: Let’s PRAY for them! Brian Miller Confirmation Saint: St. Therese of Lisieux Connection to St. Ignatius: My family has tithed to the parish and been involved with the school and parish for many years. What are you looking forward to most about becoming Catholic: Sharing and...

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