Family Life

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Sacramental Preparation

Registration is open for 2021-2022

Next year’s Sacramental Preparation program is now open for registration.  The program begins in September and is open to 2nd graders and older.  Information packets are available in the vestibule of the Church.  Please register online at:  FIRST RECONCILIATION & COMMUNION | St. Ignatius Parish (

Assistant(s) needed for Sacramental Prep next year

Michele Becker will be our lead catechist for Sacramental Preparation at St. Ignatius next year.  We anticipate a large class and would like to have two other adults available to assist.  Background check and Call to Protect training is required.

Mom’s Group

This group meets via Zoom on 2nd and 4th Sundays from 9:15-10:15 a.m.  Join us once or on a regular basis to share the joys and challenges of parenting in a context of faith.  Contact Grace Byrd  for information.

“Job Board” for St. Ignatius Families: Do you have a talent to share or a need we can help with? Do you need childcare?  Do you have a skill to market?  We are starting a St. Ignatius Job Board for registered parishioners.  Le Tran will manage the listings but the responsibility for contacting, interviewing, checking references and/or working with any of the people listed will be solely at the discretion of those who wish to do so.  St. Ignatius is providing this service as a way to connect parishioners to share their talents and skills with others but we cannot attest to the competence or character of those on the list.  You may list services you are seeking or offering.  Minors who are available for babysitting, pet-walking, etc. need to also list a legal guardian for contact.   If you want to be included, please send an email to  with the pertinent information.  Thank you to Le Tran, for offering to manage our job board! 


Blessings on your end of the school year!

Grace Byrd,

(503) 777-1491 ext. 245

Anti-racism resources for families and kids


Marriage Enrichment The St. Ignatius marriage enrichment group formed in 2017. The group ranges from newly-weds to empty-nesters and is typically about 14 couples up to as many as 25 couples. We meet on Sunday evenings 4 to 6 times a year. Childcare is often available for our gatherings. 
To find out more about the marriage enrichment group or to join the email list to receive regular information, contact Grace Byrd.