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Concerts at St. Ignatius, Park Avenue… An Update!
by K. Scott Warren, Director of Music Ministries

 
In a normal year, Concerts at St. Ignatius would be cruising through the first part of our season, with two or three productions already done, and we’d be looking forward to our Christmas festivities.  But nothing else is normal this year, and like all other arts organizations, we’ve had to make a few adjustments. 
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Join us for the season finale of "Philip Anderson: Gentleman Farmer" as our cantor Philip tucks the garden in for a long winter's nap.
Worship

Weekend Mass Schedule | November 15th

Saturday
5:30 PM: Fr. Bergen

Sunday
8:00 AM: Fr. Hilbert
9:30 AM: Fr. Hallinan
11:00 AM Solemn: Fr. Yesalonia
11:00 AM Livestream: Fr. Bergen
7:30 PM: Fr. Yesalonia

Livestream Mass

Daily Mass (Monday to Friday)
5:30 PM

Sunday Mass
11 AM 

Join us on YouTube (click here to subscribe) and Facebook (stignatiusnyc) for our Daily and Sunday livestream Masses.

Please Support Your Parish

Your generous financial support of our parish is more important than ever. Please make a donation today to help sustain the substantial operational costs of St. Ignatius Loyola.
 
To contribute, please click here
Weekly Wisdom
In his Wednesday, November 4th homily, Fr. Yesalonia challenges us to put our faith into action. "What do you believe? Do you stand up for it? Do you believe it? And, the more difficult question: Do you live it? ... In whatever circumstances we find ourselves, what do we do with our belief as a way to help others?"
Celebrating Women at St. Ignatius: Past, Present, Future

SAVE THE DATE—March 11, 2021
 
Recently, we announced that on March 11, 2021, our parish is having a special event to celebrate all of the women of the parish for their service to our parish family.
 
The evening will have two parts: first, we will be honoring four women who have given decades of extraordinary service to our parish. We will keep their names secret for now. Second, we will be giving our parish a unique chance to “meet” our women and “hear” their voices. How? We will be displaying their photos and sharing their reflections.


COME AND BE PHOTOGRAPHED—November 22 & December 2, 2020
Women of St. Ignatius! Come and be photographed! Click here for more information.
Upcoming Events
For more information on any of our upcoming programs, please click the event title.
Society of St. Vincent de Paul Thanksgiving Food Drive
Saturday, November 7th & Sunday, November 8th 
Ignatian Young Adults Book Discussion | Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis
Tuesday, November 10th at 7 PM on Zoom
Tuesday Night Book Group | Story of a Soul: The Autobiography of St. Thérèse of Lisieux
Tuesday, November 10th at 7 PM on Zoom
Annual Memorial Liturgy | Sponsored by the Emmaus Bereavement Ministry
Tuesday, November 17th at 7 PM. Church and Livestreamed.
Parish Men's Faith Group
Tuesday, November 17th at 7 PM on Zoom
Angels - Agents of Transformation | Presented by Brian Pinter
Thursday, December 3rd, 10th & 17th at 7 PM on Zoom
Social Distancing Socials
Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays at 6 PM on Zoom
Roo and Scott take us to church... the Old Time Way!
Planning for End-of-Year Charitable Giving

As you plan for the end of the calendar year charitable giving, we remind you of the following (click the link for more information on each option):
 
CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security) Act tax benefits
 
Donating Appreciated Securities
 
Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs)
 
Please consult your legal or financial advisor for guidance on your specific situation.

If you have any questions, please contact Fernando Castro, Treasurer, at castrof@saintignatiusloyola.org or Erin Pick, Director of Development, at picke@saintignatiusloyola.org.

For more information on our Capital Campaign, please click here.

Your support of the Church of St. Ignatius Loyola is more important than ever.
 
To make a contribution, text GIVE to 1-855-939-3919.
Support Your Parish Through Your Online Shopping
 
We are thrilled to announce the debut of our webstore, featuring an assortment of St. Ignatius Loyola branded merchandise. Now selling handcrafted potter mugs, water bottles, a canvas shopping tote, a baseball cap, and reusable cloth face masks. All of these items are now available for preorder and will ship in time for Christmas. 100% of proceeds benefit the parish.
Visit the SIL Online Store
Religious Education
Registration is open for the 2020-2021 session of our Interparish Religious Education Program (IREP). IREP is an on-going formation process for Kindergarten to 8th-grade students.

To register, click here
Registration is open for the 2020-2021 session of the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd (CotGS). CotGS is a program of religious formation for children ages 3, 4, and 5-years-old. 

To register, click here.
Small Business Directory for Parishioner-Owned Small Businesses

We know that many small businesses are hurting and we want to help. That's why we created this online directory of parishioner-owned small businesses: Directory

If you would like to be included in this directory, please send the following information to Erin at picke@saintignatiusloyola.org:

- Your name and contact information (your contact information will not be published)
- Type of business (e.g. hair salon or Italian restaurant)
- Name of your business
- Address of your business
- Website, if applicable
Do you have a friend, family member, or a loved one who is considering becoming Catholic? Encourage them to reach out to us to inquire about our parish program designed to initiate adults into the Catholic faith.

For more information about the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA), call M. Fullam at 212-288-3588 or email us at church@saintignatiusloyola.org.
Virtual Book of Remembrance

During the month of November, we remember our loved ones who have died. We have set-up an online Book of Remembrance, where individuals are invited to submit the names of deceased loved ones (click here). The book will remain open until the end of this month.
FORMED: The Catholic Faith On Demand

Discover all the best Catholic content in one place. Entertaining movies, enlightening programs, inspiring talks, and a great selection of popular ebooks.

To register, click here to visit the Formed site. Then, click the "Sign Up" button. On the following page, click "Sign up as a parishioner" and enter St Ignatius Loyola Church New York. On the dropdown menu that appears, select our parish name and click the "Next" button to be taken to the page to create a new Formed account.
Claudia Ardovini is in search of a kidney donor for her sister, who has been diagnosed with chronic kidney disease. Neither Claudia nor her parents are able to be donors due to pre-existing medical conditions. 

For more information, you may contact Claudia at (914) 968-0159 or kidney4mysister@yahoo.com. 

We will keep Claudia's sister and her family in our prayers.
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