Sesquicentennial Celebration

Video: Sesquicentennial Celebration Weekend
On Saturday, October 29th & Sunday, October 30th, during our Sesquicentennial Celebration, we held, on those respective days, our Street Fair and Sesquicentennial Mass.

We invite you to look back with us with a photo presentation featuring highlights from that momentous weekend.




Sesquicentennial Mass Homily
Click here to read the homily by former pastor Rev. Walter F. Modrys, S.J., from the Sunday, October 30th Sesquicentennial Mass that concluded our four-day Sesquicentennial Celebration.




NY1 Visits the Church of St. Ignatius Loyola on the Eve of Our Sesquicentennial Celebration
NY1 spoke with Fr. Dennis Yesalonia and parishioners Jane & Frank Vardy about the role that the Church of St. Ignatius Loyola played in the changing face of the Upper East Side.



National Catholic Reporter Interviews St. Ignatius Loyola Pastor, Rev. Dennis Yesalonia, S.J.
The National Catholic Reporter spoke with Fr. Dennis Yesalonia, discussing our Sesquicentennial Celebration and why the Church of St. Ignatius Loyola remains such a vibrant and active presence on the Upper East Side. Click here to read the interview.



Video: 150 Photos. 150 Years.
As our Sesquicentennial Year continues, we invite you to take a look back with us as we highlight the people who have made the Church of St. Ignatius Loyola the extraordinary parish that it is.



St. Ignatius in the News
Catholic New York spoke with pastor Fr. Dennis Yesalonia, S.J., in advance of our Sesquicentennial Celebration in October.

Click here to read the article from this week’s issue on why the Church of St. Ignatius Loyola is a parish that “Aims ‘To Do More’.”