Welcome to our Catholic Family. St. Ignatius of Antioch was established in 1888 as one of the first missions in the West Coast of Florida. For 40 years the people depended on a visiting priest for Mass; but they were determined to create Church. We still are.
Directory of Ministries
Pavers Are Once More Available
Many people have requested that the parish once more offer pavers to remember their loved ones or a significant event. We will again take orders. Click here to download the order forms.
50 Programs, 79 movies, 98 audio guides and 58-ebooks, all are given to you as a gift from the Brothers in Christ and the parish. If you bought these they would all cost over $18,000. They are all yours for free for attending our parish. Click here to go to the formed site to register. Click register on the lower right of that page and put in our parish access code: 68Z88Q.
Do you feel left behind in the advancement of technology? Would you like to have someone explain and walk you through the features that so many benefit from but you just can't seem to figure out? Click here for our next Tech Social.
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Remember St. Ignatius in your will
Many of the improvements in our parish have been made possible through the generosity of parishioners who remembered our parish in their will. Please consider joining them.
All testamentary gifts should be noted as follows:
"Gregory L. Parkes, as Bishop of the Diocese of St. Petersburg, a Corporate Sole, for the benefit of St. Ignatius of Antioch Parish"
- Msgr. Joseph Pellegrino, Pastor
- Fr. Brian Fabiszewski, Parochial Vicar
- Fr. Vijay Bhaskar Polamarasetty, Parochial Vicar
- Fr. Kevin Molloy, in Residence
- Deacon Samuel Moschetto, Deacon
- Deacon John Edgerton, Deacon
- Drew Woodke, Seminarian
- Ron Appel, Parish Manager
- Anne Harman, Director of Music Ministries
- Laura Margarella, Director of Caritas Outreach to the Homebound, Hospitalized and Bereaved
- Joshua Strope, Director of Evangelization (RCIA)
- Sharon Stokely, Director of Early Childhood Center
- Fran Morin, Director of Religious Education (Pre-K through confirmation)
- Marie Day, Administrative Assistant to Religious Education
- Bart Kovacic, Director of Life Teen High School Youth Ministry
- Jennifer McIlveen, Director of EDGE Middle School Youth Ministry
- Katherine Creamer, Office Manager
- Lorna Moffitt, Assistant Business Manager
- Diane Perry, Administrative Assistant
- Eldean Jenkins, Facilities Manager--grounds, roses
- Tony McCormick, maintenance-parish life center
- Tilly Faugno, maintenance-church, chapel
- Kathy Armstrong, house mom
- Joanne Kowalchuk, chef
Sunday: 7:30 am, 9:00 am, 11:30 am, 4:00 pm (Spanish in Church) & 6:00 pm (Life Teen)
Daily Masses Mon-Fri 6:45 am 7:30 am & 9:00 am (On Tuesdays we have a 10:30 am Mass and Luncheon for the homebound, Please call Laura in Caritas ext 221)
Saturday: 9:00 am
Stations of the Cross, Fridays during Lent at 9:30 am (indoors) and 6:00 pm (outdoors)
During the weekdays of Lent, we will have an additional Mass at 6:45 am, thus: 6:45 am. 7:30 am & 9:00 am.
Stations of the Cross will be prayed on the Fridays of Lent, indoors at 9:30 am and outdoors at 6:00pm (If the weather does not permit us to be outside, we'll pray the stations inside.)
Holy Week & Easter Schedule
Palm Sunday Masses: March 24 4:00 pm & 6:30 pm March 25: 7:00 am, 9:00 am, 11:30 am 4:00 pm (Spanish) & 6:00 pm (Life Teen)
Additional Confessions: Holy Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday March 26, 27 & 28 9:30 am & 7:00 pm
Holy Thursday Mass of the Lord's Supper: March 29 7:00 pm Reposition in Fr. John LaTondress chapel 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm.
Good Friday: March 30 3:00 pm Liturgy of the Veneration of the Cross 7:00 pm Journey to the Cross (presented by LifeTeen)
Holy Saturday: March 31 (Mass is not permitted at 4 & 6:30) 8:00 pm Solemn Easter Vigil and First Easter Mass
Easter Sunday: April 1 7:00 am, 9:00 am (church & hall) 11:30 am (church and hall) & 4:00 pm (Spanish) (There will not be a Life Teen Mass on Easter Sunday)
Wienhusen Scholarships Available
Every year St. Ignatius Parish offers scholarships for children with financial need to attend Catholic Grade School or Catholic High School. Procedures and deadlines for applying for these scholarship may be found here.
US Catholic News Feed
03/22/18 1:15 am
New York City, N.Y., Mar 21, 2018 / 05:15 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The promotion of targeted abortion and other practices mean U.N. member states and agencies are not serious about protecting people with Down syndrome, the Holy See’s representative to the United Nations has said.
Archbishop Bernardito Auza on March 20 decried “the eugenic trend of ending the lives of the unborn who show some form of imperfection.”Read More
03/22/18 12:52 am
Washington D.C., Mar 21, 2018 / 04:52 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Around 14 million Catholics in the U.S. are living with a disability.
Since 1982, the National Catholic Partnership on Disability (NCPD) has been working to make sure those Catholics are welcomed as members of the Church and have opportunities to participate in the faith.Read More
03/21/18 11:35 pm
Phoenix, Ariz., Mar 21, 2018 / 03:35 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In a Lenten reflection, Bishop Thomas Olmsted of Phoenix said spiritual war needs spiritual amor, and the best armor is accessed through the sacraments.
"The sacraments, then, are the armor of choice in this spiritual war," he wrote in a March 20 column at the Catholic Sun.Read More
Vatican News Feed
03/21/18 11:45 pm
Kano, Nigeria, Mar 21, 2018 / 03:45 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- On Wednesday, terrorist group Boko Haram returned at least 76 Nigerian schoolgirls who were kidnapped in a raid last month.
More than 30 girls are still missing, some of whom are allegedly still being held, while others have reportedly died, possibly of thirst, according to reports from the New York Times.Read More
03/21/18 9:17 pm
Vatican City, Mar 21, 2018 / 01:17 pm (CNA).- A new chapter for Vatican media and communications began Apr. 30, 2015, when Pope Francis established a commission of five members to analyze and implement the suggestions of a report from a Vatican Committee for Communication, which itself had been established in July 2014.
03/21/18 7:26 pm
Vatican City, Mar 21, 2018 / 11:26 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Several young people from across Africa have voiced their excitement at being able to participate in the Vatican's pre-synod meeting, which they say will give them a chance to be heard and will provide the courage to confront the challenges they face at home.
For Nigerian youth Vincent Paul Nneji, being able to participate in the pre-synod meeting in Rome makes him “feel more part of the Church.”Read More