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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 6th

Saturday
5:30 PM: Fr. Yesalonia

Sunday
8:00 AM: Fr. Amiot
10:15 AM: Fr. Hallinan
11:00 AM (Livestream only): Fr. Yesalonia
12:30 PM: Fr. Hilbert
5:30 PM: Fr. Hilbert

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.  
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
In this episode "It's a Conspiracy!", Pastoral Associate Brian Pinter explores the psychology and shadow spiritual energy of a growing problem in our culture—belief in conspiracy theory. 
Listen now
We want to hear from you!

As we plan for the upcoming months, we invite to you take part in a survey informing us why you are coming to church or why the time is not yet congenial or safe for you.

We are looking forward to hearing your thoughts on the in-person and livestream Mass experience! 

To participate, click here.
Weekly Wisdom
In his Friday, August 21st homily, Fr. Hilbert finds inspiration in the words of Pope Pius X: "Be patient under trial, persevere in prayer." For through that suffering, there is hope. "As we suffer whatever it is we're going throughas an individual, as a family, as a nation, as a worldthat suffering is the cross of Christ. And, we're never closer to Christ than when we are there, at the cross, on the cross with Christ. This gives us great hope." 
On Saturday, August 15th—Feast of the Assumption and Saint Oscar Romero's birthday—the newest member of the St. Ignatius family was christened.

Miles Oscar Bedard, the son of Nicole Bedard—our Director of Religious Education—and her husband Philip—was baptized by Fr. Hilbert, as godparents Brady and Christopher looked on.
Season of Creation: Jubilee for the Earth 2020 by Nicholas Naccari, Member of the Ignatian Social Justice Ministry
 
Worshiping our God as Creator and caring for and about all of creation is a timeless spiritual orientation for all seasons. The “Season of Creation” is however a particular month-long celebration and time joining a worldwide ecumenical family together in prayer, reflection, and action for our common home.
Read the full essay
If you've been to Broadway performances of Showboat or Porgy and Bess in recent years, you probably saw Choir of St. Ignatius member Roosevelt Andre Credit on stage. But sometimes he has to get groceries, and this happens...
Is there anyone reading this who is NOT tired of Zoom calls and meetings? Is there anyone NOT wanting to see their family and friends and, yes, even colleagues, in the flesh—not on a screen? Well, our Ministry—LGBT Catholics and Friends—after Zoom meetings in March, April and May, decided we needed a breath of fresh air (literally). We decided to have picnics in Central Park for our June, July, and August meetings, with the June one in celebration of PRIDE month.
 
We met at the Mother Goose statue off 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue and shared beverages, snacks, and conversation in the beautiful summer evenings. (As you can see, we took precautions to keep each other safe, but even the masks and social-distancing didn’t dampen the spirit.) It was like a homecoming, and the joy was palpable, as we could be in each other’s real presence after months apart. Together again—there is no substitute.

— Rose DiMartino
Upcoming Events
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.
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.
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.

To register and receive the Zoom link, email MCIP by clicking here. The deadline is Sunday, September 27th.
Boomers & Beyond

The Boomers & Beyond Ministry offers social, educational, cultural, spiritual, and community service opportunities to men and women 50 and older.

Members of the ministry get together to share events and activities (both in-person and online) that are planned from month to month.

If you’ve been homebound and would like to participate in upcoming social activities, both online and in-person, please email Boomers & Beyond by clicking here. You will be placed on a list to receive information about current activities Boomers & Beyond is hosting.
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.

UPCOMING SUMMER DATE
August 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.

Unlike the Three Sisters of Anton Chekhov's classic play, the Three Sisters featured in this week's episode of Philip Anderson's already-classic video seriescorn, beans, and squashneed climes warmer than a Russian winter to thrive.
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.
St. Ignatius Small Business Collective’s Inaugural Workshop
 
Tuesday, September 1st, from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Zoom

 
Part I | Navigating the commercial real estate in NYC
Parishioner James Cassidy will provide context on the overall New York City commercial real estate market in a post-COVID-19 environment. Mr. Cassidy will provide some steps tenants should take if they can no longer pay their rent, need to downsize, or need to relocate. He will mainly focus on office space, but will also discuss the retail space.
 
Part II | Financial planning in uncertain times.
Financial advisors will speak about managing personal finances in uncertain times.
 
The SIL Small Business Collective has been organized to provide peer-to-peer support for its parishioners.
 
To RSVP, email Erin Pick at picke@saintignatiusloyola.org by Monday, August 31st.

A Zoom link will be sent to you in advance of the meeting.

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.

  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

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.

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