St. Ignatius of Antioch Parish

"I am the wheat of God. I must become the bread of Christ." St. Ignatius of Antioch

Contact Info

715 East Orange St.
Tarpon Springs, FL 34689-4208
P: 727-937-4050 x201
F: 727-943-0676

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. 

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Mass Times

Saturday Vigil Masses: 4:00 pm & 6:30 pm
Sunday: 7:30 am, 9:00 am, 11:30 am
& 6:00 pm Life Teen

Thanksgiving: Nov 27: 9:00 am Mass of Thanksgiving Day, Ministered by all our choirs. Come and Give Thanks to God!

Masses for the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception, Monday Dec 8
6:45 am, 7:30 am, 9:00 am, 4:00 pm & 7:00 pm

Mon-Fri 7:30 am, 9:00 am
Sat 9:00 am

Confessions Sat 3:00-3:45 pm
& after 6:30 pm Mass

Advent Confessions
Mon Dec 15 9:30 am & Penance Service 7:00 pm
Tues Dec 16 9:30 am & 7:00 pm
Wed Dec 17 9:30 am & 7:00 pm
Mon Dec 22 9:30 am & 7:00 pm

Vatican News

Pope: God lives in big cities. We must be there with Him.

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis has urged bishops and pastoral care workers to take up the challenge of bringing the Gospel into big cities with a profound change of attitude and renewed committment.

In a message to participants of the International Pastoral Congress on the World's Big Cities, held in Barcelona this week, the Pope issued an encouragement to reflect creatively on the way they face the task of evangelization in great urban centers that are in increasing expansion, and in which everyone needs to feel the closeness and mercy of God.

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Pope Francis: Christians have a duty to proclaim the Gospel

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis on Thursday met with members of the Pauline Family, on the occasion of their 100th anniversary, telling them that Christians have a duty to proclaim the Gospel without exception.

Listen to Lydia O’Kane’s report

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Pope Francis' visit to Turkey: its political and religious dimensions

(Vatican Radio)  What is the main significance and chief highlights of Pope Francis’s three day pastoral visit to Turkey this week?  And what message is he likely to bring to the Christian and Muslim communities during his time in Ankara and Istanbul?  These were some of the questions Susy Hodges put to Vatican Radio’s correspondent Philippa Hitchen who is travelling with the Pope during his trip. 

Listen to the full interview with Philippa Hitchen just before her departure for Turkey: 

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