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A May 28th Bulletin Essay Addendum:
More Notes From New Catholics

In addition to the reflections featured in our May 28th bulletin essay, click here here to read more reflections from Jolien Bekkering, Eva, Nathalie Kallon, Ashley Smith and one other person.

Memorial Day Mass Schedule
Monday, May 29th

The Parish House will be closed on Monday, May 29th in observance of Memorial Day.

One Mass will be celebrated at 8:30 AM in the Church. There will be no 12:10 PM or 5:30 PM Masses.


Ministers’ Night Annual Supper Social
Thursday, June 1st
7:00 PM in Wallace Hall

The Parish Ministry Council cordially invites those St. Ignatius parishioners who have participated in a parish ministry this year to attend The Annual Supper Social on Thursday, June 1st at 7:00 PM in Wallace Hall.

To RSVP, email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or call (212) 288-3588 no later than Sunday, May 28th. Please leave your name and specify your ministry.

Click here to view a flyer for this event.

We look forward to sharing a meal together!


Book Launch: Building a Bridge by Fr. James Martin, S.J.
Tuesday, June 13
7:00 PM
Wallace Hall

New York Times-bestselling author and America Media editor at large Fr. James Martin, S.J., will debut his latest book Building a Bridge, which focuses on the relationship between LGBT Catholics and the Church.

Turning to the Catechism, Fr. Martin draws on the three criteria at the heart of the Christian ministry—“respect, compassion, and sensitivity”—as a model for the Catholic Church’s relationship with the LGBT community.

The Spring Appeal is Underway!

The Spring Appeal is an important source of funds for the many ministries and ordinary operations of the parish.

Please support your parish and contribute to the 2017 Spring Appeal.

To give online, visit https://donate.stignatiusloyola.org/church/spring

Click here to read a letter from our pastor, Fr. Dennis Yesalonia, on the importance of your support to the work that we do here at St. Ignatius through our many ministries and programs.

Thank you in advance for your continued generosity!

Church of St. Ignatius Loyola is now on Facebook!
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The Cardinal’s Annual Stewardship Appeal
The Cardinal’s Annual Stewardship Appeal provides vital support to Catholic programs and ministries throughout the Archdiocese as well as in our own parish.

If you have never given to the Cardinal’s Appeal or have not in the past few years, please consider even a modest donation as a sign of your support for the good work of the Archdiocese. It is only with your support that this campaign can be a success.

Gifts can be made online at http://www.cardinalsappeal.org


Upcoming Events
at St. Ignatius

Sun., May. 28, 8:30 pm
Sunday Social
Hosted by the Ignatian Young Adults

Tue., May. 30
Taking Hold: Creative Planning for Retirement and Beyond
Final session
An interfaith adult education program sponsored by the Episcopal Church Foundation and organized by Rabbi Leonard Schoolman

Wed., May. 31, 7:00 pm
SVdP Meeting
All are welcome!

Thu., Jun. 01, 7:00 pm
Ministers’ Night Annual Supper Social
For St. Ignatius Parishioners who have participated in a parish ministry this year.

Mon., Jun. 05, 7:00 pm
Ranger Rosary Ministry
New members are welcome.

Sat., Jun. 10, 6:30 pm
IGNITE! Teen Ministry
All teens (13–19 years old) are welcome!

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