St. Ignatius Mission
P.O. Box 667
St. Ignatius, MT 59865
The St. Ignatius Mission was built in the early 1890's.
This Catholic Church is unique because its walls and ceilings have 61
original paintings by Brother Joseph Carignano, S.J. on them. The Mission
Mountain Range is a beautiful backdrop of scenery behind the Mission
Church. The church is located on the Flathead Indian Reservation. We
have two very special paintings of the Salish Lord and Lords mother
(in Native American form) that are located in the back of the Mission.
Next to the Mission, we have a museum and gift shop that displays Mission
and Indian artifacts and sells religious items. We also have the log
home which was the original Sisters residence when they first
The Mission is open daily for tourists and for those who wish to worship
privately from 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. in the summer. 9:00 a.m. - 5:00
p.m. in the winter. Sunday Mass is at 9:15 a.m.
We are approximately 50 miles north of Missoula, just off Highway 93
in St. Ignatius. St. Ignatius Mission is located approximately 2 blocks
off Highway 93. Signs are on the highway, and you can see the Mission
from the highway.
Season of Operation
Services and Amenities
Registered Historic Site