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Children’s Choir: 2018-2019 Schedule

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Meeting Christ in Prayer
Time: Tuesday, September 25
Location: Parish House

Fall Dates
• Tuesday Mornings, September 25th – November 6th, 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM (Closing Mass: Wednesday, November 14th at 7:00 PM)
• Wednesday Evenings, September 26th – November 7th, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM (Closing Mass: Wednesday, November 14th at 7:00 PM)

MEETING CHRIST IN PRAYER is an interactive 8-week guided prayer experience for small groups. Based on the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius Loyola, it introduces participants to various ways of praying and provides an opportunity to support one another through faith sharing.

What does it offer?
Weekly meetings are 90 minutes long and include group prayer, guided meditation, small group faith sharing, and an orientation for the following week’s prayer or prayer techniques. The cost of the program is a sliding scale of $30-$50 and covers all materials. Scholarships are available.

To register, email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Caritas Concert: I Wish It So
Time: Wednesday, September 26 at 7:00 pm
Location: Wallace Hall

Vocalist Danya Katok is joined by pianist Michael Sheetz in an evening of musical theatre, jazz, and contemporary folk gems that tell a story of perseverance towards her ultimate wish, motherhood. Songs by Marc Blitzstein, Jeff Blumenkrantz, Randy Newman, Stephen Sondheim, Georgia Stitt, and more capture the pain, heartbreak, fear, and finally, joy in this most personal story directed by Dewey Moss.

Held in the intimate Wallace Hall, Caritas Concerts are warm, enjoyable evenings of food, wine, friendship and great music.

Wine and hors d’oeuvres begin at 7 pm; Music begins at 7:30 pm

Caritas is the Latin word for “charity,” and as the name suggests, all proceeds from these benefit concerts are given directly to charities that address social justice concerns.

100% of all ticket revenues and donations from this evening will go directly to Mercy Center. Mercy Center empowers women and their families in the South Bronx to liberate themselves from economic poverty.

Tickets : $50-$250

To purchase tickets, visit https://www.showclix.com/event/caritas-concert-i-wish-it-so

The Gift of Years: Spirituality and Aging
Time: Wednesday, September 26 at 7:00 pm
Location: Parish House | Gonzaga Meeting Room

As we age, God seeks to give us the gifts of wisdom, experience, an embracive heart, and compassion, among many others.

We are also called to be forgiving, blessing, mellow, and radically simple. Our presentation and discussion will explore these spiritual gifts and tasks of Elderhood. Together we will discern how we might bring our “gift of years” to the world. 

Brian B. Pinter, Pastoral Associate, will facilitate.

Ignite High School Ministry
Time: Thursday, September 27 at 6:00 pm
Location: Join Ignite on its new night!

Ignite is a community of high school students guided by Ignatian spirituality though small groups, retreats, and more.

To register, visit https://stignatius.typeform.com/to/JvcHZE

Parish Women’s Faith Group
Time: Thursday, September 27 at 7:00 pm
Location: Parish House

Please join us if you are interested in forming a Parish Women’s Faith Group, a forum for women to reflect on their faith life and experience fellowship as women committed to learning from one other about how to navigate successfully the cross currents of faith, family, and daily life.

Meetings will be facilitated by Adele Gallo.

The Opioid Epidemic:  No End in Sight
Time: Thursday, September 27 at 7:00 pm
Location: Wallace Hall

Today’s opioid crisis is already the deadliest drug epidemic in American history.

A distinguished panel of experts will discuss the nature of the disease, the availability of treatment and treatment options, and the social impact of this epidemic on our society.

Annual Friends of the Poor Walk
Time: Saturday, September 29


Join us as we walk 2.6 miles from the steps of St. Patrick’s Cathedral to the Church of Saint Paul the Apostle, 405 West 59th Street.

This fundraising event helps support our St. Lawrence O’Toole Conference (at St. Ignatius Loyola) serving those in need, with 100% of all funds raised remaining within our Conference. We are ready to set this year’s walk on fire with our strong legs and generous hearts!

Register online at https://www.fopwalk.org/walkerregistration/?teamid=2168&teamname=Hope%20for%20the%20Poor%20Team&eventid=2047

For more information, please email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

The Hour Children Collection Drive
Time: Sunday, September 30
Location: Outside the Church


The Hour Children truck will be outside St. Ignatius Loyola Church from 9:00 AM until 1:00 PM.

Donate your gently used household items (kitchenware, knick-knacks, books, electronics, small furniture, toys) and clothing for women, men, children, and infants.

HOUR CHILDREN: A community of mothers and children where love makes the difference.

Visit http://www.HourChildren.org

Blessing of the Animals
Time: Thursday, October 04 at 5:00 pm
Location: Outside the Parish House

Pet owners are invited to bring their leashed dog, cat, reptile or caged birds and bunnies for a blessing in celebration of the
Feast of St. Francis of Assisi.

LME Retreat Day | Mysticism: The True Face of Religion
Time: Saturday, October 06 at 9:30 am
Location: Wallace Hall

Facilitator: Fr. Michael Holleran

Everyone is invited to join us for a day of prayer, reflection, and faith sharing.

While we have often been given the impression that mysticism is strange or scary or something reserved for a chosen few, come and learn how the mystic is in fact our deepest identity and destiny.

To register, visit tinyurl.com/https-tinyurl-com-y7cjc2vk

Emmaus Bereavement Support Group
Time: Tuesday, October 09
Location: Parish Lounge

Begins Tuesday evening, February 13th at 7:00 PM in the Parish House

A six-session support group for those who have experienced the death of a loved one.

The sessions, both educational and supportive, are run by experienced facilitators.

For information and/or to register, please email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or leave your name and phone number at the Parish House.

Guided Tour of Masterworks of the Collection at the Museum of Modern Art
Time: Tuesday, October 16 at 1:20 pm
Location: Museum of Modern Art

To coincide with the October Book Selection, A Piece of the World by Christina Baker Kline, we will have the opportunity to tour the Masterworks of the Collection at the Museum of Modern Art.

Cost of the Tour: $20/person (Pre-paid reservations only)

Send a check (payable to “Church of St. Ignatius Loyola”, with the memo line note “MoMA Tour”) to:
More Than A Book Club, c/o St. Ignatius Loyola, 980 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10028

Checks must be received by Tuesday, October 9th.

Registrants will meet at at MoMA at 1:00 PM. Please check in at the Education and Research Building at 4 West 54th Street (between 5th and 6th Avenues). The tour will start at 1:20 PM.

To RSVP, email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

To view information on the Thursday, October 18th book discussion, click here.

Serenade to the Music
Time: Wednesday, October 17 at 8:00 pm

Tickets and complete info: https://www.showclix.com/event/serenade-to-music

British Choral Masterworks of Howells, Walton and Ralph Vaughan Williams

Choir of St. Ignatius Loyola
K. Scott Warren, conductor
Daniel Beckwith, organ

PROGRAM
William Walton: Coronation Te Deum
Herbert Howells: Like as the hart
Edward Bairstow: Sonata
Ralph Vaughan Williams: Serenade to Music
John Rutter: Psalm 23
William Walton: Jubilate Deo

Herbert Howells: Requiem
Percy Whitlock: Sonata
John Rutter: Psalm 23
Hubert Parry: Blest Pair of Sirens

More Than A Book Club - October Selection Book Discussion
Time: Thursday, October 18 at 2:00 pm
Location: Parish Lounge

October Book Selection: A Piece of the World by Christina Baker Kline

To Christina Olson, the entire world was her family’s farm in Cushing, Maine. For over 20 years, she was host and inspiration for the artist Andrew Wyeth, and became the subject of one of the best known American paintings.

To register for the October 18th book discussion, email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

For more information on the October 16th guided tour of Masterworks of the Collection at the Museum of Modern Art, which features the work of Andrew Wyeth, the artist featured in the October book selection, click here.
 
Registration is required.

Ignatian Social Justice
Time: Thursday, October 18 at 6:30 pm
Location: Conference Room

Ignatian Social Justice is a ministry of the Church of St. Ignatius Loyola made up of parishioners committed to:
(1) raising awareness of current Catholic social teaching; and
(2) advocating for social justice on timely and underappreciated issues.

The volunteer group embraces the responsibility to inform, engage, and mobilize parishioners to promote social justice in our local community. The ministry divides its time between advocacy and promoting awareness through a dialog with local leaders on social justice issues. The ministry is especially committed to pursuing issues and perspectives that would not otherwise be apparent to St. Ignatius parishioners.

All are welcome.

Organ Recital: Jennifer Pascual
Time: Sunday, October 28 at 3:00 pm
Location: Church

Tickets and complete info: https://www.showclix.com/event/organ-recital-jennifer-pascual

Repertoire to include:
J. S. Bach: Pièce d’Orgue
Jean Langlais: Gregorian Paraphrase on “Ave Maria & Ave Maris Stella”
Luigi Cherubini: Ave Maria (transcr. Maurizio Machella)
Maurice Ravel: Pavane pour une infant défunte (transcr. Maurizio Machella)
Clara Schumann: Prelude and Fugue in d minor
Fanny Mendelssohn: Prelude in F

Dr. Jennifer Pascual was appointed Director of Music at St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City in 2003. She is the first woman to hold this position, one of the most prestigious sacred music appointments in the United States.

Yale Schola Cantorum
Time: Saturday, November 03 at 2:00 pm
Location: Church

Complete info: https://www.showclix.com/event/yale-schola-cantorum

Parry Songs of Farewell
Pizetti Requiem

David Hill, conductor

Arvo Pärt: The Sound of the Sacred
Time: Monday, November 12 at 8:00 pm

Tickets and complete info: https://www.showclix.com/event/arvo-part-the-sound-of-the-sacred

Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir
Tallinn Chamber Orchestra
Tõnu Kaljuste, Conductor

The leading performers of Arvo Pärt’s music in the world, these renowned ensembles won a Grammy for their 2014 recording of Pärt’s Adam’s Lament under the direction of conductor Tõnu Kaljuste. Be in the audience to experience the mysterious and boundless sound of the sacred in an all-Arvo Pärt program.

Berliner Messe for mixed choir and string orchestra (1990-1991/2002)
Für Lennart in Memoriam for string orchestra (2006)
Prayer (from Kanon Pokajanen) for mixed choir and string orchestra (2018) — US Premiere

Silouan’s Song for string orchestra (1991)
Salve Regina for mixed choir, celesta and string orchestra (2001/2011)
Adam’s Lament for mixed choir and string orchestra (2009)

A co-production with the Arvo Pärt Project at St. Vladimir’s Seminary

This all-Pärt program will include two major compositions inspired by St. Silouan of Mount Athos, as well as a new setting of the Prayer from the Kanon of Repentance that will be performed for the first time in the United States.

As part of the evening, in view of the musical tribute to St. Silouan’s legacy, the Arvo Pärt Project has invited Elder Zacharias of Essex—one of the living elders of the Orthodox Church—to take part in a pre-concert lecture on St. Silouan and repentance in the music of Arvo Pärt. Fr. Zacharias is a disciple of St. Silouan’s own disciple Elder Sophrony, and is a monk in the community founded by Elder Sophrony, the Monastery of St. John the Baptist in Essex, England. The pre-concert lecture will begin at 6:45 p.m. in Wallace Hall, below the main level of the Church of St. Ignatius Loyola.

Ignatian Social Justice
Time: Thursday, November 15 at 6:30 pm
Location: Conference Room


Ignatian Social Justice is a ministry of the Church of St. Ignatius Loyola made up of parishioners committed to:
(1) raising awareness of current Catholic social teaching; and
(2) advocating for social justice on timely and underappreciated issues.

The volunteer group embraces the responsibility to inform, engage, and mobilize parishioners to promote social justice in our local community. The ministry divides its time between advocacy and promoting awareness through a dialog with local leaders on social justice issues. The ministry is especially committed to pursuing issues and perspectives that would not otherwise be apparent to St. Ignatius parishioners.

All are welcome.

A Chanticleer Christmas | November 30th
Time: Friday, November 30 at 8:00 pm
Location: Church

Tickets and complete info: https://www.showclix.com/event/chanticleer-christmas-new-york-nov-30

The singing of Chanticleer is breathtaking in its accuracy of intonation, purity of blend, variety of color and swagger of style.” – The Boston Globe

The 12-voice men’s vocal ensemble Chanticleer has won two Grammys and is a member of the American Classical Music Hall of Fame. A Chanticleer Christmas is broadcast on over 300 affiliated public radio stations nationwide, but you can be one of the few to hear their astonishing Christmas program live and in person.

Be in the audience for Chanticleer’s ONLY New York City appearance in the 2018-2019 concert season!

Called “the world’s reigning male chorus” by The New Yorker magazine, the San Francisco based GRAMMY® award-winning ensemble Chanticleer celebrated its 40th season in 2017-18. Praised by the San Francisco Chronicle for their “tonal luxuriance and crisply etched clarity,” Chanticleer is known around the world as “an orchestra of voices” for the seamless blend of its twelve male voices ranging from soprano to bass and its original interpretations of vocal literature, from Renaissance to jazz and popular genres, as well as contemporary composition.

A Chanticleer Christmas | December 2nd
Time: Sunday, December 02 at 4:00 pm
Location: Church

Tickets and complete info: https://www.showclix.com/event/chanticleer-christmas-new-york-dec-02

“The singing of Chanticleer is breathtaking in its accuracy of intonation, purity of blend, variety of color and swagger of style.” – The Boston Globe

The 12-voice men’s vocal ensemble Chanticleer has won two Grammys and is a member of the American Classical Music Hall of Fame. A Chanticleer Christmas is broadcast on over 300 affiliated public radio stations nationwide, but you can be one of the few to hear their astonishing Christmas program live and in person.

Be in the audience for Chanticleer’s ONLY New York City appearance in the 2018-2019 concert season!

Called “the world’s reigning male chorus” by The New Yorker magazine, the San Francisco based GRAMMY® award-winning ensemble Chanticleer celebrated its 40th season in 2017-18. Praised by the San Francisco Chronicle for their “tonal luxuriance and crisply etched clarity,” Chanticleer is known around the world as “an orchestra of voices” for the seamless blend of its twelve male voices ranging from soprano to bass and its original interpretations of vocal literature, from Renaissance to jazz and popular genres, as well as contemporary composition.

Snow Ball Dance
Time: Saturday, December 08 at 7:00 pm
Location: Wallace Hall

Snow Ball Dance
Saturday, December 8th
7:00 PM
Wallace Hall

Join us for this adults-only event, featuring an evening of dancing and hors d’oeuvres.

Tickets: $40/person
To RSVP, visit https://donate.stignatiusloyola.org/snowball

Dress: Festive attire

Glad Tidings Christmas Concert | December 9th
Time: Sunday, December 09 at 3:00 pm
Location: Church

Tickets and complete info: https://www.showclix.com/event/glad-tidings-christmas-concert-dec-9

“Part of the essence of Christmas in New York” – The New York Times

Combined Choirs and Orchestra of St. Ignatius Loyola
K. Scott Warren, principal conductor

Featuring Ralph Vaughan Williams’ Fantasia on Christmas Carols and Gustav Holst’s Christmas Day, this heart-warming yearly favorite includes traditional carols for the whole family to sing together.

Glad Tidings Christmas Concert | December 16th
Time: Sunday, December 16 at 3:00 pm
Location: Church

Tickets and complete info: https://www.showclix.com/event/glad-tidings-christmas-concert-dec-16

“Part of the essence of Christmas in New York” – The New York Times

Combined Choirs and Orchestra of St. Ignatius Loyola
K. Scott Warren, principal conductor

Featuring Ralph Vaughan Williams’ Fantasia on Christmas Carols and Gustav Holst’s Christmas Day, this heart-warming yearly favorite includes traditional carols for the whole family to sing together.

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