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St. Ignatius Mission

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Address: 300 Beartrack Ave, Saint Ignatius, MT 59865
Phone Number: 406-745-2768

  A Jesuit mission decorated with impressive paintings of scenes from...

  A Jesuit mission decorated with impressive paintings of scenes from the Old and New Testaments.

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Came to St. Ignatius specifically to see the Mission. I am currently reading " Good Samaritan of the West" It's a true life story about FR Anthony Ravali an Italian priest who... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Came to St. Ignatius specifically to see the Mission. I am currently reading " Good Samaritan of the West" It's a true life story about FR Anthony Ravali an Italian priest who moved to MT to be at this mission. He did a lot of good for the Native Americans and many of them converted to the Catholic Faith .... More 

Thank LadyAutum
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped as a bathroom break on long drive and were amazed at how beautiful it was! The church was open and we looked at the beautiful murals and woodwork at such s historical site! Built in 1889 (I think) and on the national register of historic buildings in 1971. The gift shop & sisters home (think more like visitors... More 

Thank Jenn S
Sherwood, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Saw sign for this on side of road and decided to stop in since it was very close to highway. So glad we did. Teenage kids weren't into it as much, but my wife and I loved it. Grounds include cabin originally built in 1854, plus info of history on place. That is nice. But what is amazing is mission... More 

Thank Dave N
Alberton, Montana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our first visit to the mission was very inspirational. The hand-painted murals were extraordinary. I was happy that they had handicapped access inside the mission to accommodate my mother in her wheelchair.

Thank Kathryn H
Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

So happy we made this stop while in route to White Fish. So much history! The paintings in the church were spectacular. Well worth a stop.

Thank Payde
Elkridge, MD
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015

While not open to go in and tour - this was a beautiful old church to visit and look at the outside and grounds.

Thank natslive
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015 via mobile

Our friends live near hear and the mission /church was instrumental in my friend's positive childhood development. This mission itself is beautiful, especially the ceiling. After visiting this landmark, check out other sites in the area. Everything is so beautiful!

Thank Wesley L
Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

There are some interesting old buildings in the church grounds. The ceiling of the mission is very ornate.,

Thank Michael P
Mashpee, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

This mission is perhaps the most stunning and well-kept mission I've ever seen. My husband and I stopped here for a quick trip on our way to Flathead Lake, and we were not disappointed! The artwork inside the mission is all the original works of Joseph Carignano, and reminded me somewhat of the Sistine Chapel! The artwork and mission itself... More 

Thank Ash B
Sun City West, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

Near the National Bison Range so you can also learn a little History in the same day I recommend this stop.

Thank ktdid2

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