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Children’s Choir: Fall 2016 Schedule

Download the Fall 2016 Children’s Choir Schedule

Christmas and New Year’s Masses
Location: Church


To download a copy of the Christmas and New Year’s Mass Schedule, which includes musical selections, click here

 


CHRISTMAS EVE
Saturday, December 24th

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4:00 PM Family Mass I
Featuring the Children’s Choirs and Wallace Hall Choir & Orchestra
Doors open at 3:15 PM; Prelude begins at 3:45 PM

6:00 PM Family Mass II
Featuring the Parish Community Choir
Doors open at 5:15 PM; Prelude begins at 5:45 PM

8:00 PM Vigil Mass of Christmas
Featuring the Choir & Orchestra of St. Ignatius Loyola
Doors open at 7:30 PM; Prelude begins at 7:45 PM

Midnight Mass
Featuring the Choir & Orchestra of St. Ignatius Loyola
Doors open at 10:45 PM; Prelude begins at 11:15 PM


CHRISTMAS DAY
Sunday, December 25th

9:30 AM Mass
11:00 AM Solemn Mass


A Gentle Reminder:  The Christmas Masses here in the Parish are unusually crowded, especially the 4:00 PM Family Mass and the Midnight Mass. People will be seated as they arrive. In fairness to all, please do not attempt to save or hold seats for those who are expected later. The ushers have been instructed not to honor such arrangements. Thank you for your cooperation!

SVdP Annual Toy Drive
Location: Parish House

Through Monday, December 12th, please bring new, unwrapped toys or games for boys and girls between the ages of 6–12 to the Parish House.

Click here to view the flyer listing suggested toys.

Thank you for your generosity!

Christmas Angel Project
Time: Saturday, November 19

To benefit The Church of Our Lady of Lourdes in Harlem and St. Mary’s Church on Grand Street

All Christmas Angel Project cards have been selected. Thank you for remembering those in need! 

Gifts must be returned to the Parish House no later than Sunday, December 11th.

SVdP Advent Food Drive
Location: Church/Parish House

Through Monday, December 19th, SVdP will be accepting donations of food for the Community Food Pantry at the Church of St. Gregory the Great.

Thank you for remembering those in need.

Week 1
(November 27th – December 3rd):
pasta and tomato sauce

Week 2
(December 4th – 10th):
canned fruits & vegetables

Week 3
(December 11th – 17th):
rice, beans, and cereals

Week 4 (Dec. 18th – 19th):
tuna fish, soups, and canned meals, such as Chef Boyardee, stews, or hash

IGNITE! Teen Ministry
Time: Saturday, December 10 at 6:30 pm
Location: Parish Lounge

Ignite is a Catholic community of high school students rooted in the Ignatian way of prayer, service, and community. We meet twice a month on Saturdays from 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM.

All are welcome to come and check us out.

To register, visit https://goo.gl/forms/fUpawgmEXNRGJjc53

Christmas Caroling with Boomers & Beyond and Ignatian Young Adults
Time: Sunday, December 11 at 1:30 pm
Location: Meet at Lott Assisted Living Residence

Calling all Boomers & Beyonders and Ignatian Young Adults for our annual Christmas Caroling event.

You don’t have to be a super soprano or terrific tenor … just someone who wants to join with us in sharing some Christmas joy through song… and perhaps stop at a local spot for a snack and drink afterwards.

Date: Sunday, December 11th  
Time: 1:30 PM
Place: Lott Assisted Living Residence – 5th Avenue
(between 107th and 108th Streets)

Heaven & Nature Sing – Annual Christmas Concert
Time: Sunday, December 11 at 3:00 pm
Location: Church

Featuring
- John Tiranno, tenor
- Elisa Singer, soprano
- Kristin Gornstein, mezzo-soprano
- Heather Petrie, contralto
- Daniel Beckwith, organ

- Choir and Orchestra of St. Ignatius Loyola
- Parish Community Choir and Children’s Choirs

- K. Scott Warren, music director

The New York Times calls these concerts “part of the essence of Christmas in New York,” and our sellout audiences year after year agree!

The Vivaldi Gloria is the centerpiece of this year’s concerts, accompanied by well-known seasonal favorites and festive carols for everyone to join in singing.

Tickets: $35-85
Click here to buy tickets and view complete information.

Follow SMSS Concerts on Facebook!
Get email updates about upcoming concerts and special events.

Sunday Social
Time: Sunday, December 11 at 8:30 pm
Location: Wallace Hall


The Sunday Socials take place generally twice a month. They are held in Wallace Hall at 8:30 PM, following the 7:30 PM Mass.

They are hosted by the Ignatian Young Adults for those in their 20s and 30s. We look forward to seeing you there!

To receive updates on IYA events and other opportunities, you can follow us on Facebook at “Ignatian Young Adults (NYC)”

Ranger Rosary Ministry
Time: Monday, December 12 at 7:00 pm
Location: Meeting Room

Over 15,000 rosaries and counting! That is the number of rosaries that the Rangers have made since August 2009.

Once completed, the rosaries are blessed and sent to chaplains who distribute them to soldiers, sailors, Marines, and Air Force personnel.

Volunteers meet twice monthly on Monday evenings.

Supplies and instructions are provided and new members are always welcome!

Please join us!

SVdP Meeting
Time: Wednesday, December 14 at 7:00 pm
Location: Conference Room

Regularly scheduled meetings combine spiritual readings and reflections with the plans for the projects and programs we offer. We always welcome new members.

We meet every other Wednesday evening at 7:00 PM at the Parish House. Come join us!

Ignatian Social Justice
Time: Thursday, December 15 at 7:00 pm
Location: Conference Room


Please join us for our monthly meeting in the Parish House.

All are welcome.

Annual Wallace Hall Christmas Pageant
Time: Sunday, December 18 at 12:00 pm
Location: Wallace Hall

We hope that your family will join us in this celebration of our Lord’s birth. There is a role for everyone!

To participate:
1. Complete the online registration form, found here.

OR

2. Download this form and return the completed form to the Parish House or email it to the address listed on the form. The deadline for registration is Friday, December 9th, by 11:59 PM.

Two rehearsals are required: Sunday, December 11th (at 12 PM Noon) & Sunday, December 18th (at 9:30 AM). Both rehearsals will be held in Wallace Hall.

Click here to view photos from previous pageants.

Heaven & Nature Sing – Annual Christmas Concert
Time: Sunday, December 18 at 3:00 pm
Location: Church

Featuring
- John Tiranno, tenor
- Elisa Singer, soprano
- Kristin Gornstein, mezzo-soprano
- Heather Petrie, contralto
- Daniel Beckwith, organ

- Choir and Orchestra of St. Ignatius Loyola
- Parish Community Choir and Children’s Choirs

- K. Scott Warren, music director


The New York Times calls these concerts “part of the essence of Christmas in New York,” and our sellout audiences year after year agree!

The Vivaldi Gloria is the centerpiece of this year’s concerts, accompanied by well-known seasonal favorites and festive carols for everyone to join in singing.


Tickets: $35-85
Click here to buy tickets and view complete information.

Follow SMSS Concerts on Facebook!
Get email updates about upcoming concerts and special events.

Reconciliation Monday
Time: Monday, December 19
Location: Church

The Sacrament of Reconciliation will be available from 4:00 PM to 7:30 PM.

Many priests will be available for Confession.

SVdP Meeting
Time: Wednesday, December 28 at 7:00 pm
Location: Conference Room

Regularly scheduled meetings combine spiritual readings and reflections with the plans for the projects and programs we offer.

We always welcome new members. We meet every other Wednesday evening at 7:00 PM at the Parish House. Come join us!

Sunday Social
Time: Sunday, January 08 at 8:30 pm
Location: Wallace Hall


The Sunday Socials take place generally twice a month. They are held in Wallace Hall at 8:30 PM, following the 7:30 PM Mass.

They are hosted by the Ignatian Young Adults for those in their 20’s and 30’s. We look forward to seeing you there!

To receive updates on IYA events and other opportunities, you can follow us on Facebook at “Ignatian Young Adults (NYC)”

IGNITE! Teen Ministry
Time: Saturday, January 14 at 6:30 pm
Location: Parish Lounge


Ignite is a Catholic community of high school students rooted in the Ignatian way of prayer, service, and community. We meet twice a month on Saturdays from 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM.

All are welcome to come and check us out.

To register, visit https://goo.gl/forms/fUpawgmEXNRGJjc53

IGNITE! Teen Ministry
Time: Saturday, January 28 at 6:30 pm
Location: Parish Lounge

Ignite is a Catholic community of high school students rooted in the Ignatian way of prayer, service, and community. We meet twice a month on Saturdays from 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM.

All are welcome to come and check us out.

To register, visit https://goo.gl/forms/fUpawgmEXNRGJjc53

Sunday Social
Time: Sunday, February 19 at 8:29 pm
Location: Wallace Hall


The Sunday Socials take place generally twice a month. They are held in Wallace Hall at 8:30 PM, following the 7:30 PM Mass.

They are hosted by the Ignatian Young Adults for those in their 20’s and 30’s. We look forward to seeing you there!

To receive updates on IYA events and other opportunities, you can follow us on Facebook at “Ignatian Young Adults (NYC)”

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