At the invitation of Bishop Olmsted, Father Ignatius (formerly Father Zyg) came to Phoenix with 6 others to form a new congregation, the Franciscan Friars of the Holy Spirit, based at St. John the Baptist parish on the Indian Reservation in Levine. He received his doctorate in Moral Theology in Rome in June of 2016. In his role as chaplain, in addition to hearing confessions and celebrating Mass at each meeting, he provides spiritual direction, and presents talks on moral, theological, and spiritual topics.
Rev. Ignatius Mazanowski, FFHS, PhD Chaplain