Beacons of Light Timeline

Fall 2021: Draft models of Families of Parishes are published for comment. Parish planning process (including vision points and parameters) is finalized. Winter 2021/22: Families of Parishes are finalized and announced. Spring 2022: Pastors and parish leaders begin preparing for the parish planning process. Summer 2022: Families of Parishes implementation begins. Each Family starts its … Continued

History of the Feast of St. Nicholas

As we wait for God to become incarnate, we look to the whole body of Christ, past and present, for models of embodied faith. The commemoration of saints has been a part of Christian worship since the second century. On December 6 we remember Saint Nicholas, who was the Bishop of Myra in the province … Continued

The Feast of the Assumption is this Saturday, August 15

We mentioned August the Catholic church remembers the Immaculate Heart of Mary. The Immaculate Heart of Mary is often pictured as being pierced by a sword, just as the Sacred Heart of Jesus is often pictured as being surrounded by a crown of thorns. In harkening back to the early life of Mary, we are … Continued

Manifesto of Faith by Cardinal Muller

Cardinal Muller, former Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, wrote this manifesto in this difficult time of mixed messages regarding authenticity of our faith, The manifesto was turned into a small film, to provide people confirmation that their faith has not changed since the time of the Apostles.

Thank you Diana Reckner for your years of service

On December 31, 2019 Diana Reckner officially retired after 27 years of dedicated service as our parish secretary. Many parishioners and staff were present at the Holy Family breakfast to wish her well and to thank her personally for being a great asset to us all over these many years. Diana humbly expressed gratitude to … Continued

Mass+… this weekend December 15th and the next: Understand the Bible

Fr. McCarthy will present “Understanding the Bible – Part 1” Understanding the Bible can be difficult, but God wants us to comprehend and apply His Word to our lives. He gave us the Bible so we can grow in our relationship with Him. Join Father McCarthy as he talks more in-depth about how to understand … Continued

We are ready to help you with an array of parish services.

We are ready to help you with an array of parish services. Stop in for everything from selecting a new rosary to registering as a new parishioner to providing information on an upcoming event. The Hospitality Room is conveniently located just outside the church doors in Room 1 of the school hall. The Hospitality Room is now open more often … Continued

A message from Father McCarthy about recent events

As most of you have already heard in the news, the pastor of St. Ignatius was recently placed on administrative leave and will not be returning to St. Ignatius. Currently, an investigation is being done both by civil authorities and by the Archdiocese to uncover if there is any more information out there. The story broke as … Continued