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Easter Flower Contributions

Parishioner assistance in the form of donations is needed for our annual Easter Flower Fund. This drive allows St. Ignatius to decorate the sanctuary properly for such a great occasion. Flower orders are placed at the end of March. Donations are accepted until March 17. Would you like to donate

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Inaugural Young Adult Food & Fellowship Social

Mark your calendars – Our Inaugural Young Adult Food & Fellowship social is happening (this) Sunday, January 21st, right after the 6 pm Mass at Never on Sunday. Come and join us for a delightful evening, meet new friends, and enjoy some faith-filled fun. On January 27th we will be

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A Note From The Young Adult Ministry

Interested in being a lector or Eucharistic minister at this (6pm) Mass? If you’ve never done it before, stay after Mass (the 6 pm) for a quick chat with Deacon Andrew.  Those with previous experience may signup at https://bit.ly/6pmMassSignup. Details can be found on the webpage & Instagram.  Mark your calendars for

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Pastoral Council Nominations

This Sunday, January 14, St. Ignatius parishioners will be invited to nominate themselves or other parishioners for the Pastoral Council. You will receive a card at Mass if you wish to nominate and will turn it in before you leave. The Pastoral Council is an advisory group that offers the

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Home Sharing Program with Saint Ambrose Housing

With a gracious heart I would like to share with you a program that responds to the needs of individuals who have served their time and seek successful reentry to the general public. Saint Ambrose Housing seeks to address those needs. On Sunday, December 3, 2023, after the 10:00 a.m.

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The Sign of the Cross

The following excerpt is taken from Bert Ghezzi’s book Sign of the Cross: Recovering the Power of the Ancient Prayer (Word on Fire Publishing). During the Reformation of the sixteenth century, some Christians repudiated the sign of the cross because they judged it to be superstitious. But Martin Luther himself

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Christmas Flower Fund

Would you like to donate to beautify the church for the Christmas Season? It’s time to get ready to deck the halls! Every Christmas season St. Ignatius Church decorates the church and altars as we celebrate the birth of Jesus. Our already beautiful church turns glorious! This year is particularly

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The Persistent Widow

by Dr. Ralph F. Wilson “ Then Jesus told his disciples a parable to show them that they should always pray and not give up.  He said: ‘In a certain town there was a judge who neither feared God nor cared about men.  And there was a widow in that town who kept

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Missing the Beauty

by Rabbi-Yisroel Bernath In Washington DC, at a Metro Station, on a cold January morning in 2007, a man with a violin played six Bach pieces for about 45 minutes. During that time, approximately 2000 people went through the station, most of them on their way to work. After about

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Second Sunday of Lent

People utilize Lent for all sorts of mixed motives. Lent may be the season to jump start New Year’s Resolutions. It may be that time of year to reignite prayer, to revitalize relationships, to lose weight, to avoid chocolate, give up whiskey, end the salty language, and get away from

First Sunday of Lent

Pope Francis published his Lenten message this year 2024. He insists on our need to counter a “globalization of indifference.” He writes our Lenten journey will be concrete if… we realize that, even today, we remain under the rule of Pharoah, who is the ruler of whatever makes us weary

Second Sunday of Lent

People utilize Lent for all sorts of mixed motives. Lent may be the season to jump start New Year’s Resolutions. It may be that time of year to reignite prayer, to revitalize relationships, to lose weight, to avoid chocolate, give up whiskey, end the salty language, and get away from

First Sunday of Lent

Pope Francis published his Lenten message this year 2024. He insists on our need to counter a “globalization of indifference.” He writes our Lenten journey will be concrete if… we realize that, even today, we remain under the rule of Pharoah, who is the ruler of whatever makes us weary

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