Welcome to the Church of St. Ignatius Loyola, ministering to the Manhattan community since 1851. Entrusted in 1866 to the administration of the Society of Jesus, St. Ignatius Loyola Parish today continues to be staffed by Jesuit priests and lay men and women. read more

News & Announcements

Of Interest

From the Pastor
Dear Parishioners,

I have a bit of personal news to share: our Jesuit Provincial has asked me to take on a new assignment. As of September 1st, I will be joining the Provincial staff in a newly created position: Provincial Assistant for Spirituality Ministries. The job description is still in process, but basically I will be working closely with the two East Coast provincials in coordinating our retreat house ministries and other spirituality programs.

This means that I will be finishing my tenure as pastor. The plan is for me to end here in mid-June and then take the summer off for some rest and renewal.

I am happy to inform you that the Provincial has named Father Tom Feely, S.J., as temporary Administrator of the parish, for a period of one year. The parish is blessed to have someone as capable and dedicated as Fr. Feely moving into this role, especially since he already knows and loves the parish so well.

We have much for which to be grateful. May God continue to bless us all, now and into the future.

Rev. George Witt, S.J.


Lent 2015: Brochure & Holy Week Schedule
This Lent, we invite you to participate in the some of the many events and activities that are available at St. Ignatius during the Lenten season.

Click here to view a brochure detailing our Lenten programming, including an overview of our Holy Week Mass schedule.


Upcoming Events
at St. Ignatius

Children’s Choir: Winter/Spring 2015
Download the updated schedule

Mon., Mar. 30
Archdiocesan Day of Reconciliation
Confessions will be heard from 3:00 PM - 6:45 PM
Followed by the Parish Lenten Reconciliation Service at 7:00 PM

Wed., Apr. 01
“Quiet Wednesdays” - Daily Lenten Masses - Week 6
Time for Reflection

Thu., Apr. 02, 7:00 pm
Holy Thursday
Mass of the Lord's Supper

Fri., Apr. 03
Three Hours Devotion
The Seven Last Words of Christ

Fri., Apr. 03, 7:00 pm
Good Friday Evening
Celebration of the Lord's Passion

Sat., Apr. 04, 8:00 pm
Easter Vigil
Begins at 8:00 PM

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