St. Ignatius Catholic Church

One of the oldest continuously active Catholic Parishes in America. Francis Neal, a former pastor at St. Ignatius, is responsible for bringing the Carmelite Nuns to America in 1790.


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8855 Chapel Point Rd
Port Tobacco, MD
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Rated 4 by ITBJ55

September 12, 2022


Oldest Catholic Parish In 13 Colonies In Continual Use

A Catholic parish which overflows with history in a beautiful setting. However only a brochure and few historical markers will explain it onsite – online reading is best for understanding the...

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Rated 5 by hhjanhart

March 06, 2019


Best View in Charles County

Stop by St. Ignatious for the view from its churchyard. On a good day you can see for miles over the local waterways. If the church is open, stop inside to admire its serene architecture and...

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Rated 5 by Edward Q

January 13, 2019

Edward Q

Beautiful Site, Historic Church

As mentioned by other reviewers, St. Ignatius sits on a beautiful site, a hill overlooking the Tobacco River. The graveyard next to the church, and St. Thomas Manor, give a glimpse of the settling of...

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