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St. Ignatius Loyola
Worship
Daily & Weekend Mass

Daily Mass (Monday to Saturday)
8:30 AM

Church

Weekend Mass
Saturday: 5:30 PM
Sunday: 8:00 AM, 10:15 AM, 12:30 PM, and 5:30 PM
Church
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.

Weekend Mass Schedule | September 13th

Saturday
5:30 PM: Fr. Bergen

Sunday
8:00 AM: Fr. Yesalonia
10:15 AM (Reception of RCIA Catechumens & Candidates): Fr. Yesalonia
11:00 AM (Livestream only): Fr. Bergen
12:30 PM: Fr. Hallinan
5:30 PM: Fr. Hallinan

Reservations are required for our weekend liturgies. 

Visit https://ignatius.nyc/mass-reservations to register online. Online registration closes every Saturday at 12 PM Noon.

To register after Noon Saturday, call the Parish House at (212) 288-3588 to reserve your space.  

Daily Mass | Labor Day: Monday, September 7th


If you plan on worshiping with us on Labor Day, please note that our Mass schedule for that day will be different: One Mass will be celebrated at 8:30 AM in the Church, and there will be no 5:30 PM livestream Mass.

Regular Daily Mass Schedule Resumes


On Tuesday, September 8th, our 12:10 PM Daily Mass returns.

Daily 8:30 AM and 12:10 PM Masses will be celebrated in the Church. The 5:30 PM Daily Mass is livestream only.
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 Monday, August 31st homily, Fr. Yesalonia invites us to be "women and men who serve one another." "Are we the ones that are imposing the burdens on the poor? Are we the ones that captive those unjustly? Are we the ones involved in oppression? Those are the ways in which we can take a stand with conviction and be rather eloquent as well. In simple ways, in direct ways, in compassionate and merciful ways."
In this episode, Pastoral Associate Brian Pinter explores "Tending Our Emotional Maturity." Finding joy in life, fostering healthy relationships, and being fruitful requires that we nurture our emotional maturity. We examine some traits of the emotionally mature.
Listen now
Upcoming Events
The Society of St. Vincent de Paul

Wednesday, September 16th at 7 PM
Zoom


SVdP meets biweekly (year-round) on Wednesdays at 7:00 PM via Zoom. Meeting attendees can choose to participate online via smartphone/computer or via telephone.
 
Meetings begin with a prayer and spiritual reflection, followed by an agenda of items geared toward service toward the Poor. We also build and grow in friendship by sharing updates and happenings in our lives. Please consider joining us as we serve our neighbors in need.

To receive log-in information, email SVdP by clicking here.
Catholic Social Teaching and the Common Good

Four Sessions Beginning Thursday, September 17th at 7 PM
Zoom


Our presentations and discussions, facilitated by Pastoral Associate Brian Pinter, will explore how the resources of the Catholic moral, spiritual, and theological tradition can guide us toward working for the common good in this time of crisis and division. Meetings will take place on Zoom.

UPCOMING MEETING DATES: Thursdays, September 17th, October 1st, 8th, and 15th

For more information and to receive the Zoom link, email Brian Pinter by clicking here.
Parish Women's Faith Group

Thursday, September 17th at 7 PM
Zoom


The Parish Women's Faith Group (which meets the third Thursday of the month) is a forum for women to reflect on their faith life and their experience of finding God in daily life.

This month's theme is The human heart possesses a yearning for connection with God, a yearning that even a pandemic cannot extinguish.


To register, click here to email the Parish Women's Faith Group.
The Vierne Project: Honoring Louis Vierne’s Sesquicentennial

Sunday, September 20th at 3 PM
Livestream


For The Vierne Project
, organist Eric Plutz will perform the complete organ symphonies of Louis Vierne, honoring the Sesquicentennial of the composer's birth. 

Eric Plutz is University Organist at Princeton University, where his responsibilities include playing for weekly services at the Chapel, Academic Ceremonies, and solo concerts, as well as accompanying the Chapel Choir in services and concerts.

Cost: Suggested Donation.

For more information, click here.
Emmaus Bereavement
Support Group 


Beginning Wednesday, September 23rd at 7 PM
Parish House
 
A six-session support group for those who have experienced the death of a loved one. The sessions, both educational and supportive, are run by an experienced facilitator.

To register, email the Emmaus Bereavement Support Group by clicking here or call the Parish House at (212) 288-3588 and leave your name and telephone number with the receptionist.
Panel Discussion | Our Stories: Being Black, LGBT and Catholic
 
Thursday, September 24th at 7 PM
Wallace Hall & Zoom
 

Four members of the Church of St. Charles Borromeo in East Harlem on 141st Street will share their personal stories of being Black LGBT Catholics.
 
If you have been wondering how you could become actively anti-racist and more aware of the issues raised by Black Lives Matter, this panel is for you.
 
Come hear about the real lived experiences of your brothers and sisters of color. All are most welcome. Presented by the LGBT Catholics & Friends ministry.

You can take part either in-person in Wallace Hall or through Zoom.


Please note: S
eating in Wallace Hall is limited to no more than 50 people and masks are required.

To join the event on Zoom, please click here (You will need to download the Zoom app before the call.)
Generational Healing 
 
Monday, September 28th at 7 PM
Zoom


Our faith tradition teaches us to honor our parents, yet for many, this can be complicated by a difficult family history. Through cooperation with God's transforming grace, we can break cycles of dysfunctional family behavioral patterns. Our discussion will explore ways we can undertake generational healing.
 
Brian B. Pinter, Pastoral Associate, will facilitate.  

Presented by Boomers & Beyond.

Direct link to the Zoom session: Link
Meeting Christ in Prayer

Morning Sessions
Tuesdays, September 29th – November 18th, from 9:30 – 11:00 AM

Evening Sessions
Wednesdays, September 30th – November 18th, from 7:00 – 8:30 PM


Based on the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius Loyola, Meeting Christ in Prayer is an interactive 8-week guided prayer experience for small groups. Hosted on Zoom, it introduces various ways of praying and provides an opportunity to support one another through faith sharing.

A good faith offering is appreciated, as materials cost between $30 and $50.

For more information, including registration details, please click here. The deadline is Sunday, September 27th.
Sunday Morning Sing-In

Sundays at 9:45 AM 
 
Join us on Zoom as we sing our hearts out during this sing-in of hymns and psalms (Mics off, please!). Singers of all ages are welcome.

To participate, email Michael Sheetz by clicking here.
Social Distancing Socials

Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays
at 6 PM

 
Join us for an hour of lighthearted conversation on Zoom.

Grab your beverage of choice and gather virtually with friends both old and new.

To participate, click here to sign-up.

Children's Liturgy of the Word 

Sundays at 9:00 AM 
Facebook


Beginning Sunday, September 13th, catechist Adele Gallo starts a new season of her Children's Liturgy of the Word (CLOW) video series on our parish Facebook page (click here). The theme of the September 13th video is God forgives ME, will I forgive YOU?

The CLOW program is designed to help children more fully engage with the Liturgy of the Word during Mass.
The Society of St. Vincent de Paul's Christmas Angel project, a beloved tradition where SIL parishioners purchase gifts for a sister parish in need, will be happening this Advent. The program will have a different look and feel this year. 
 
If you are interested in participating, please click here to complete the form. The deadline is Sunday, September 20th.

Full details will be announced in early October.
 
Thank you for your generous participation!
For the month of September, Pope Francis asks us to pray for Respect for the Planet's Resources: "We pray that the planet's resources will not be plundered, but shared in a just and respectful manner."
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.
Jose Manuel Pietri-Coimbre, a baritone in the Choir of St. Ignatius Loyola, is also a professional violinist and violist, with an active solo and ensemble career as a singer and player. Here he is playing Jules Massenet's exquisite Meditation from Thais.

On Sunday, June 7th, Fr. Yesalonia announced an ambitious expansion of our livestream capabilities at the parish.

By the fall, we will have the capability to livestream Sunday Mass from Church. Additionally, screens will be installed in the Church and so that pre-recorded music can be broadcast into the Church during services.

Eventually, services and events will be livestreamed from the Lady Chapel, the Church, and Wallace Hall.

To support this important initiative, please click here.

Next weekend, we will take the Pontifical Good Friday Collection for the Holy Land, a collection that was originally scheduled for the Liturgy of the Lord’s Passion on Friday, April 10th.

We thank you in advance for your generosity.
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