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St Ignatius

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We invite you to become involved

in all that is happening at

St. Ignatius Parish,

a diverse community

under the care of the Jesuits

for more than 110 years.

&  SUNDAY 8:00 AM, 10:30 AM & 7:30 PM
Reconciliation on Saturday from 3:30 ~ 4:30 PM

The Feaste of the Nativity     

(Saturday, December 11 from 10am to 4pm )     Enter Here>  


John Scott Memorial Golf Tournament

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Let Us Dream: The Path to a Better Future  https://uscatholic.org/articles/202012/pope-francis-let-us-dream-inspires-readers-to-meet-the-challenge-of-our-age/



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Pastor's Message

Family Resources

Children's Liturgy of the Word, Resources, letters, VBS and more...

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Michael Moynahan, SJ:   Brief Bio

   Fr. Mike Moynahan was born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona. After graduating from the Jesuit High School (Brophy College Prep), he entered the Jesuits in the then California Province (1962).
   Fr. Mike’s first contact with the beauty of the Northwest came when he studied philosophy in Spokane (1966-68). He studied theology in Berkeley, CA (1970-73) and was ordained in Phoenix. His first assignment was as Assistant Director of Novices in the California Province (1973-76).
   While completing doctoral studies at the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, he taught at the Jesuit School of Theology for seven years (1976-1983). He also taught in the Religious Studies Departments of Santa Clara University (1985-1996) and Gonzaga University (1996-2008).
   In 2009, he was asked by his Provincial to become pastor of St. Ignatius Parish in Sacramento. He served in this position for twelve years and learned from the parishioners how to be a good and effective pastoral presence. 
   Fr. Mike loves theater, poetry and the arts—all of which find a way into his preaching sooner or later. His current favorite poets are retired Methodist pastor Steve Garnaas-Holmes, Mary Oliver and David Whyte who lives in the Seattle area.
   He believes that the best kept secret in the Society of Jesus is the Spiritual Exercises. He looks for ways to share this treasure with the people he serves. He is particularly happy to know that St. Ignatius Parish in Portland has a School. In Sacramento, the First Graders were his Council of Wisdom.
   Fr. Mike is grateful for the opportunity to return to the Northwest and St. Ignatius Parish in Portland. 

Spiritual Exercises ONLINE Retreat 2021-2022 – Applications accepted NOW!

              SEEL Portland is a ministry of Jesuits West which gives people the opportunity to experience the Spiritual Exercises of Saint Ignatius in their everyday lives over a period of nine months. The Spiritual Exercises are composed of meditations, prayers, and contemplative practices developed by St. Ignatius Loyola to help people deepen their relationship with God. The Exercises present a pathway to deeper prayer, good decisions guided by keen discernment, and an active life of service to others.


The SEEL Retreat 2021-2022

Due to current health concerns, the 2021-2022 SEEL retreat will be an online experience.   We are excited to be able to offer the Spiritual Exercises in a format that will open the retreat experience to graces in unexpected ways. The retreat will offer…

· one-on-one spiritual direction twice a month

· a two-and-a-half hour monthly retreat

· small group sharing/listening

a book for reflection and prayer

Advance registration is required. Applications accepted NOW!

2021-2022 Online SEEL Retreat applications accepted June 10, 2021 - August 20, 2021.

The retreat begins September 13, 2021 – check monthly retreat dates and apply at:



The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA)

If you are in the process of discerning whether the Catholic Church is your spiritual home, consider registering for the '21-'22 RCIA class.  

This class meets weekly and is a place to explore your faith, examine your beliefs, and recognize God's presence in your life.  Contact Grace Byrd for more information, or simply register for the class on our website, and Grace will get in touch with you!   Click here.

JVEnCorps Recruitment Postings:  2021-22

Posting for Parishes

Looking for Ways to Serve Our Community?

Jesuit Volunteer EnCorps, a program of JVC Northwest, facilitates fulfilling opportunities for service, community, and spiritual formation for adults 50+ who are committed to social and ecological justice. In addition to part-time volunteer service, members meet monthly online or in-person, creating spiritual community through shared reflection. Our values are rooted in the Catholic Ignatian tradition, and JV EnCorps is an inclusive and welcoming community of folks from all faith perspectives.

Already engaged in service through your parish ministry or a local nonprofit organization? JV EnCorps could be the perfect way for you to add additional support, reflection, and personal growth to your current volunteer service.

Learn more about what JV EnCorps service is like:

JV EnCorps Spotlight: Patty Christopher (Bend, OR)

JV EnCorps Letter: Jay Lyman (Portland, OR)

Priority application deadline: August 31, 2021. Opening Retreat in September. For more info and to apply, visit www.jvencorps.org.

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Below you can find a list of Jesuit parishes and chapels and the dates/times they will be offering weekday and Sunday Mass in English, Spanish and even Polish.