A church with a mission in the city

Welcome

Welcome to St. Ignatius of Antioch Catholic Church. You are welcome here! 

As a Christian community, we are committed to play our part in bringing Jesus Christ to our neighborhood and to each person.  With humility and with wonder, we believe what St. Paul said, "It is God who is at work in us, giving us the will and the power to achieve his purpose."

Please let us know how we can help.

St. Ignatius of Antioch Catholic Parish

Mass Times

Saturday Evening Vigil: 5pm
Sunday: 9am and 11am
Weekdays: MTWF 8:00am
Holy Days: Please See Bulletin

Confession: Saturday: 3:30pm-4:45pm; Sunday 9:45am-10:45am, and by appointment

Miraculous Medal Novena: every Wednesday after 8am Mass

Rosary: every Friday before 8am Mass

Events

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Weekly Bulletin


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Office Hours

Monday-Friday 8:00 am to 4:00pm

Staff

PALM SUNDAY

BLESSED PALMS

Blessed Palms will be available in the parking lot on Palm Sunday, April 5 between 10 am and 12 pm. There will be a table where the palms will be laid out on. PLEASE remember your social distancing. DO NOT congregate and leave enough room for everyone to get their palm. It is very important to leave enough space between yourself and others.

Taizé Prayer on Facebook                                                                     

Live stream on Facebook  THIS Sunday, April 5 at 8 pm

Even though we can’t join together in person enjoy this prayer on Facebook. Taizé Prayer is a            distinctive style of meditative prayer developed by an ecumenical community of monks in rural France. This quiet, moving reflective prayer combines elements of the Church's traditional Liturgy of the Hours with elements of contemplative meditation. A typical Taizé prayer service incorporates periods of silence with meditative readings from Scripture, prayers of praise and intercession, and the frequent repetition of simple, contemporary chants. Click on the link below to connect with our Facebook page:

St. Ignatius of Antioch Facebook Page

 

PARISH HOUSE OFFICE HOURS

The Parish Office will be closed until Monday, April 6. The staff will be periodically checking the voicemail throughout this time. There will be a staff member in the office on Tuesday and Thursday from 11 am to 1 pm. If you need to drop anything off please do it during these times. We appreciate your patience.

 

We are sorry but at this time we can NOT offer the Share-A Meal on Wednesday April 15, 2020. Please continue to check Facebook and our website for updates.

 

 

There will be NO Food Pantry on Tuesday April 14, 2020.

We hope to open the pantry in May.

Please check our website and our Facebook page for any changes.

 

Public Masses Suspended Through and Including Sunday May, 3

Today (April 2, 2020) Governor Mike DeWine extended the executive “Stay at Home Order” to continue to curb the spread of the Coronavirus in the State of Ohio. Out of deep concern for the common good, as well as the physical and spiritual well-being of all the people of Ohio, the Catholic Bishops of Ohio have agreed once again to cooperate with the governor’s direction.

To that end, the Catholic Bishops of Ohio extend the temporary suspension of all publicly celebrated Masses/liturgies at least through and including Sunday May 3rd. The Bishops of Ohio dispense the Catholic faithful who reside in their respective dioceses and all other Catholics currently in Ohio from the obligation of attending Sunday Mass during this time period.

This decision has not been taken lightly and, as your bishops, together with you, we recognize the sacrifice we are called to make by being physically distanced from the Holy Eucharist and from one another.

Trusting in the graces flowing from the celebration of the passion, death and resurrection of Our Lord, we remain mindful of the hope that does not disappoint. As your bishops, we continue to encourage you to keep holy the Lord’s Day by participating in Sunday Mass by way of televised, live-streamed, or radio broadcast options and making a spiritual communion. Keeping in mind the gift of plenary indulgences offered to us by the Church, we encourage all the faithful to turn to the Church’s treasury of prayer, praying as a family or individually the rosary, divine mercy chaplet, the Liturgy of the Hours and Stations of the Cross, etc.
Please join us in praying for all who are suffering from the Coronavirus, for all health care workers and first responders, and for an easing of the anxiety and tension caused by this pandemic. Relying on the Motherly care of Our Lady, Health of the Sick, we unite our sufferings to those of Our Lord Jesus Christ, and we trust in the glorious hope of His resurrection.

The Roman Catholic Bishops of Ohio

Though public Masses have been suspended through Easter, Father Estabrook will continue to offer private masses for all of the intentions in our Mass intention book and for the health of our parish family, friends, and alumni.

St. Ignatius Bulletin

 

11th Annual Founders’ Day Gala

We are pleased to announce a new date for the Gala ~   

Join us on Saturday, September 26, 2020, at 6 pm.     

 Looking forward to celebrating with you!

50/50 Drawing

Congratulations to Dr. George Cody, lucky winner of our Founders' Day Celebration 50/50 Raffle.

 

Eucharistic Adoration

 

Faith Formation

Adult faith formation ministry must engage the particular needs and interests of the adults in each local community. It will do so in a way that is accessible to adults and relates to their life experiences, helping them to form a Christian conscience and to live their lives in the world as faithful disciples of Jesus.                                                                                                                                                                                                                          -USCCB                                                                                                               United States Conference of Catholic Bishops

 

Amazon Smile

 

Did you know you can support St. Ignatius of Antioch at no additional cost when you shop  Amazon at smile.amazon.com? Remember to visit smile.amazon.com and select St. Ignatius of Antioch as your charity of choice. Then shop Amazon for all your other items they will donate 0.05% of your purchase to us! You shop Amazon gives back.

 

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"You really need to see 'Unplanned' (Article by Parishioner Marilyn Kopp published in the Washington Examiner)

 

 

~ Bishop Perez's letter to the Faithful Regarding Changes to the Communion Rite in the Diocese of Cleveland. Click Here

 

Recycling Bin

 

 

RIVER VALLEY PAPER COMPANY Saint Ignatius of Antioch Church and School have partnered with River Valley Paper Company to help with our recycling needs. Items accepted in our bin are magazines, catalogs, newspapers, office papers, notebooks, wrapping paper, holiday cards, paper bags, mail, junk mail, hard and softbound books, phonebooks and bagged shredded paper. Items not accepted are styrofoam, plastic, aluminum, glass, metal, and trash. Your participation in our recycling efforts not only conserves landfill space, it raises funds for Saint Ignatius as well.   Acceptable Items for recycling  

  

 

Lower Church Proposed Renovations

 In the early days of our Parish, Mass was held in the basement of the church while the upstairs was still under construction. In the 1950's weekly  Sunday Mass attendees were so great in number that services were held simultaneously in both the upstairs and the downstairs church .

Our Parish needs evolved over the years and the basement became a catch-all for storage. You would find Christmas decorations and church pews, statutes and candlesticks, pieces and parts from the Church festivals and oddities of all kinds.

In the 1980's  a section of the basement was partitioned off to store items for our Food Pantry. 

Recently crews have been working to eliminate the clutter , organize the valuables and reclaim the basement for usable space. 

The following is the Final Rendering of the renovations planned for the lower church.   You will be hearing more on this project and how it is being funded, in the near future.