Faith Formation

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Holy Week Schedule and Three Hours Devotion Information
Click here to view a brochure that outlines our Holy Week schedule and details the Three Hours Devotion on Good Friday.

LITURGIES OF THE TRIDUUM

HOLY THURSDAY, APRIL 17th 
Mass of the Lord’s Supper
7:00 PM (doors open at 6:30 PM)
Rev. William J. Bergen, S.J., Presider

GOOD FRIDAY, APRIL 18th
Celebration of the Lord’s Passion
Liturgy at 7:00 PM (doors open at 6:30 PM)
Rev. Ugo Nacciarone, S.J., Presider

HOLY SATURDAY, APRIL 19th
Easter Vigil
8:15 PM (doors open at 7:45 PM)
Rev. George M. Witt, S.J., Presider

For reasons of safety, once the Vigil begins, latecomers will not be admitted into the church until the end of the “Exultet.” Please be on time.

EASTER SUNDAY, APRIL 20th
Please note the change in Mass Times:

7:30 AM – Organ/Cantor    
9:00 AM – Organ/Cantor
10:30 AM – Organ/Cantor/Choirs/Brass
10:30 AM (Wallace Hall Family Mass) – Piano/Choirs/Omega Dance Company
Noon (Solemn) – Organ/Cantor/Choirs/Brass

*There will be no 7:30 PM Mass on Easter Sunday*

The Parish House will close at 4:00 PM on Easter Sunday.


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Stations of the Cross
Wednesday, April 16th at 7:30 PM in the Church

Please join us as we celebrate the Stations of the Cross as a parish community. It will enable us to enter into a deeper understanding and experience of the Passion of Jesus and celebrate Easter with new joy and freedom. 

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How to Interpret the Bible: From Augustine to Bergoglio
Presented by Fr. Peter Dubovsky, S.J., Dean of the Pontifical Biblical Institute, Rome

Tuesday, May 6th at 7:00 PM, Wallace Hall

Biblical interpretation has a long and often uneasy history. It can be a battlefield of differing theological and spiritual schools. Various interpretations may fall across a full spectrum, from what is heretical or academically suspect to what is wonderfully appealing or even enlightening.

This lecture will consider different approaches to the Bible, their pluses and minuses, and will ask what makes for good and right interpretation of Biblical texts. To accomplish this, we will employ Jesuit Fr. John W. O’Malley’s understanding of culture as presented in his book, Four Cultures of the West.

A brief presentation will follow on the work of the Gregorian University Foundation by Fr. Alan Fogarty, S.J., President

Sponsored by the Gregorian University Foundation & the Church of St. Ignatius Loyola

Click here to view a flyer for this event.


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Psalms of David
Schütz, Gabrieli, Monteverdi, and Rossi

Wednesday, May 7th
7:00 PM
The lineage of Western sacred music begins with the Psalms: timeless songs of faith composed during the last millennium before the common era. These songs of love, songs of repentance, and songs of praise reach full expressive power in the hands of early Baroque masters Schütz, Gabrieli, Monteverdi and Rossi.

Multiple choirs and instrumental ensembles will fill the space with majesty.

For more information or to purchase tickets, visit http://www.smssconcerts.org

 

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Update on Making All Things New: The Archdiocesan Pastoral Initiative
Over the past two months, the Core Team for St. Ignatius Loyola has been meeting with our Cluster parishes (Holy Agony, St. Francis de Sales, and St. Thomas More). During those meetings, the Teams have shared parish self-assessments, discussed the current reality, and have begun to explore how to build a stronger collective community through collaboration.

By bringing together the strengths and weaknesses of each of the four parishes, we believe we can achieve this goal while we reach out to the forgotten and underserved of the “periphery,” as Pope Francis has invited us to do.

Click here to read a detailed overview of some of the key thoughts that have emerged during this ongoing dialogue.

 

Upcoming Events
at St. Ignatius

Thu., Apr. 17, 7:00 pm
Holy Thursday
Mass of the Lord's Supper

Fri., Apr. 18
Three Hours Devotion
The Seven Last Words of Christ

Fri., Apr. 18, 7:00 pm
Good Friday Evening
Celebration of the Lord's Passion

Sat., Apr. 19, 8:15 pm
Easter Vigil
Begins at 8:15 PM

Sun., Apr. 20
Easter Sunday
Please note the change in Mass times!

Tue., Apr. 22, 7:00 pm
Documentary Screening: Inequality for All
Sponsored by Ignatian Social Justice.

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