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St. Ignatius Loyola
Daily & Weekend Mass

Daily Mass (Monday to Saturday)
8:30 AM


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

Reservations are required for our weekend liturgies. 

Visit or call (212) 288-3588 to reserve your space. Registration closes every Saturday at Noon. 
Weekly Wisdom
In his Tuesday, July 28th homily, Fr. Hilbert invites us to embrace our tears. "It's good to have tears so that our tears can be dried by the Lord. ... But if every day you laugh, you think, and you cry, that's been a good day. That's been a heck of a day. And, if you do that for a week, something special will happen."
For the month of August, Pope Francis asks us to pray for The Maritime World: "We pray for all those who work and live from the sea, among them sailors, fishermen and their families." 
Upcoming Events
Opening Up: A Conversation with NYS Clergy

Tuesday, August 11th at 1 PM
Join our pastor Fr. Dennis Yesalonia, SJ, and other area faith leaders for a discussion with and for congregations, presented by The New York Landmarks Conservancy.
Conservancy President Peg Breen hosts a dialogue with clergy of different faith traditions about their virtual programming, re-opening plans, and best practices and resources for congregations.
To register for this free event, click here.
ISJ Racial Justice Book & Film Club

Thursday, August 13th at 6:30 PM

Ignatian Social Justice will finish a discussion on Rev. Bryan N. Massingale's book Racial Justice and the Catholic Church, which examines the history of racism in the United States from the Civil War to the present and discusses the teaching efforts of the Catholic Church to put a stop to racism and promote reconciliation and justice.
To join the conversation, read Chapter 5 and the Epilogue.

To sign-up and receive the Zoom link, email ISJ by clicking here.
Financially Preparing for College: A Virtual Seminar 

Wednesday, August 19th at 5 PM
Please join the Family Ministry for a free Zoom workshop focused on a topic of importance to families: preparing for college, finding the right fit for your child, and strategies for paying for it, including information about 529 college savings plans. This seminar is open to parents of children of all ages. It's never too early or too late to start this process!

The session will consist of a 30-minute presentation and a 15-minute Q&A session, led by fellow parishioners and Morgan Stanley financial advisors Simone Vinocour and Anne Izzillo, together with Abby Siegel, an independent college counselor.

To RSVP, email the Family Ministry by clicking here.
The Society of St. Vincent de Paul

Wednesday, August 19th at 7 PM

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.

September 2nd & 16th

To receive log-in information, email SVdP by clicking here.
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.

August 9th, 23rd, and 30th

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.

On Sunday, August 1st, members of our chapter of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul participated in homeless outreach, giving out bagged lunches to 60 individuals in need on the Upper East Side, Upper West Side, and Harlem. 

Parish Networking Call on Racial Justice

Wednesday, August 12th at 3 PM 

Join the Ignatian Solidarity Network for this Zoom video conference as Jesuit parish staff, parishioners, and other Ignatian partners ask questions, share best practices, and discuss ways for parishes to continue and deepen their commitment to racial justice and equity.

To register, click here.
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.
Children's Choirs

The St. Ignatius Loyola Children’s Choir program is auditioning 1st through 8th graders for next season. We begin in September with online training.

Choristers participate in our liturgies and concerts, serve their parish and community, and enjoy the company of children from nearby schools. No previous experience is necessary.

Please contact Maureen Haley, Director of Children’s Choirs, at to inquire about audition procedures and rehearsal times. Auditions for next season
which begins in an online format in Septemberare ongoing throughout the summer.

To learn more about the Children's Choirs, click here.

This week we wanted to share the exquisite artistry of our Music Associate, Michael Sheetz, playing J.S. Bach's Prelude in G# minor, from the "Well-Tempered Clavier", Book II. This will be the prelude for tomorrow morning's 11 AM livestream Mass.
Do you have a friend, family member, or a loved one who is considering becoming Catholic? We want you to know about a program at the parish beginning in the Fall. 

During this program, interested individuals have the opportunity to inquire into the Catholic faith, to come to know Jesus through the Gospels, to pray, and to prepare for the Easter Sacraments. This process is also open to Catholic adults who have not received the Sacraments of First Communion or Confirmation.
For more information about this process, which is called the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA), call M. Fullam at 212-288-3588 or email

If you are a small business owner or professional who is trying to navigate through the economic turmoil of the loss of business due to the pandemic, you may wish to consider joining a group of parishioners confronting the same circumstances. A member of the parish has offered to take on the responsibility of coordinating such a group and hosting Zoom meetings. If interested, please email me at
— Fr. Yesalonia

St. Ignatius Loyola supports our parishioners' small businesses!

We know that many small businesses are hurting and we want to help. We will be publishing an online directory of parishioner-owned small businesses.

If you would like to be included in this directory, please send the following information to Erin at

  1. Your name and contact information (your contact information will not be published)
  2. Type of business (e.g. hair salon or Italian restaurant)
  3. Name of your business
  4. Address of your business
  5. Website, if applicable
Brooklyn Jesuit Prep

Thursday, August 13th to Saturday, August 15th
Giancarlo Milea, Director of Development at Brooklyn Jesuit Prep (25 East 37th Street in Flatbush, Brooklyn), is looking for volunteers to help them move boxes of school supplies from their basement into the school’s classrooms. The teachers need to unpack the boxes in their classrooms before school opens. All social distancing guidelines will be followed.
To sign-up, click this link and indicate your availability.
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 sign-up, click here to visit the Formed site. Then, select “I belong to a Parish or Organization” and enter St. Ignatius Loyola Church. On the dropdown menu that appears, click our parish name to be taken to the next screen to register.
Parishioner Chatline

Tuesdays & Thursdays, 
from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Call (914) 418-4004 to connect one-on-one with a fellow parishioner for lighthearted conversation and fellowship.
Mass Telephone Line

To hear a recording of each day's Mass, call (646) 849-7277.

If you can't join us for our livestream Mass, listen to Mass on a dedicated telephone line. The 5:30 PM Mass is available beginning at 6:30 PM each day (Monday to Friday); the 11:00 AM Sunday Mass is available at Noon.
Submit a Prayer Request
At-Home Prayer Resources
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