As a faith community in the Ignatian Jesuit tradition, we are especially mindful of our neighbors in need. We both practice hands-on charity and care for the sick and needy and advocacy against unjust structures in our society which oppress the poor and militate for war. In all of our outreach activities we collaborate with other Christian Churches and non-Christian Religious Congregations on the upper East Side of Manhattan and beyond.

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Daily Advent Reflection: December 12th

The meaning of the presence of Jesus in our midst is that God is with us, God has, God has always been with us, God is in our history. — Carlo Martini, S.J.

In her appearance as the Virgin of Guadalupe, Mary took on the features of an indigenous Mesoamerican woman. Oppression had been the lot of the people of Mesoamerica for centuries. The Spanish conquest only changed who wielded power, as local elites ceded to invaders from Europe. By assuming the aspect of a woman of a subjugated people, Mary proclaimed her solidarity with all the downtrodden. With her on their side, how could they doubt that her Son was on their side as well? By sending his mother into the midst of the oppressed, looking just like one of them, Jesus affirmed that he too was present among them and had always been present among them, their companion in their history and in their sufferings.
— Rev. Thomas H. Feely, S.J., Associate Pastor




Christmas and New Year Mass Schedule
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Christmas and New Year Mass Schedule
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Advent Lectio Divina
Sunday, December 3rd, 10th & 17th
Facilitated by Brian Pinter

SVdP Advent Food Drive
Through Sunday, December 17th
To benefit the Church of the Ascension

Sun., Dec. 17, 12:00 pm
Annual Wallace Hall Christmas Pageant
Immediately following the 11:00 AM Family Mass

Sun., Dec. 17, 3:00 pm
Love’s Pure Light – Annual Christmas Concert
Tickets now available.

Tue., Dec. 19, 7:00 pm
St. Joseph: Spiritual Role Model for Men
Sponsored by the Parish Men's Faith Group

Sun., Jan. 14, 3:00 pm
N.P. Mander Organ Recital: Simon Johnson
Tickets are now available.

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