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News & Announcements
Thanksgiving Day: One Mass at 10:00 am
Bless Your Feast! Those attending the 10:00 am Mass on Thanksgiving Day are invited to bring bread, wine, or some other portion of their holiday dinner to Mass so that it can be blessed during the Eucharist and then brought back home to be shared at their tables.
Share What You Can! Please bring non-perishable food items to share with those less fortunate.
St. Ignatius Parish invites you to join us as we jingle and mingle
at the Christmas Emporium on Sunday, December 13th from 8am-5pm.
Our seventh annual holiday shopping event offers a full program throughout the day including
26 specialty boutiques,
complimentary champagne and cookies,
wine tastings by Overland,
a photo opportunity with Santa,
a chance to win a case of wine,
and a very special Christmas performance by the Golden Gate Boys Choir and Bellringers.
We are still looking for volunteers to help make this a successful, fun-filled event. Please sign up by following the instructions below. Or contact Christine Kennedy at 415-377-4909 or email@example.com
1) Click this link to see our Sign-Up on VolunteerSpot: http://vols.pt/kuTkNr 2) Review the options listed and choose the spot(s) you like. 3) Sign up! It’s Easy – you will NOT need to register an account or keep a password on VolunteerSpot.
Note: VolunteerSpot does not share your email address with anyone. If you prefer not to use your email address, please contact me and I can sign you up manually.
There will only one mass on Sunday, December 6, at 10:00 am.
The 9:30 am and 11:00 am masses will be combined. We invite everyone to join us in Fromm Hall after the Mass for “Conversations on Mercy”
Parishioner Crèche Blessing: December 5th and 6th (Sat 5 pm, Sun 8 am, Sun 10 am, & Sun 5pm Masses)
All are invited to participate in St. Ignatius’ annual tradition of blessing parishioner crèches. The crèches will be displayed at the communion rail and blessed during masses on December 5th and 6th.
If you are interested in having your crèche blessed, please bring your crèche to the church no later than 15 minutes before the start of mass and pick it up following mass before you leave.
If you would like to be included in the display program, please contact Rachel or Caroline by December 1st and include a brief description of your family crèche.
If you are interested in volunteering to serve as a host for the crèche blessing during one of the masses, please contact Rachel or Caroline by December 1st.
Volunteers Needed for the Christmas Emporium, Sunday, December 13
Do you love to shop and have you enjoyed the former parish Holiday Boutique each December? Are you organized and a people-person? If so, consider organizing the Christmas Emporium this December! Volunteers are needed for this fun event. If you are interested, please signup online at Volunteer Spot vols.pt/kuTkNr or contact Christine Kennedy at 415-377-4909 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Acolyte Training Sunday, December 6, 12:30 – 2:00 pm
This is an opportunity to participate in the Mass in a way that is both helpful and fulfilling. Girls, boys, women and men are welcome and encouraged. Sometimes a parent/child team is perfect! You only need to attend one session. Meet in the sacristy. Contact Tiffany Kearney, email@example.com or 415-505-0765, or Don Crean, firstname.lastname@example.org or 415-422-6796, for more information. You must sign up in advance to attend as we only hold the training if we have people signed up.
St. Ignatius Parish invites you to live out our shared mission to “seek to find God in all things by deepening our faith, listening with discerning and joyful hearts, and actively serving the poor and suffering, all for the greater glory of God.” In the midst of Lenten thoughts and prayers, you and your family maybe feeling the desire to reach out and become a little more involved with parish opportunities to serve and help. Click on the link below, you will find a general description of some of the ministries and activities where we currently need and want more volunteers. Email contacts are listed at the end of each category of activity. You will also have an opportunity to express your interest at any of the five Masses held on February 28 and March 1, 2015. Learn more in the 2015 Volunteer Opportunities Booklet.
Would you like to have a Mass said in honor or memory of someone?
It is easy! Just email Maureen Corrigan at email@example.com, or call the office at 415-422-2188. We need the name of the person the Mass is for, whether living or deceased, your name and phone number or email. If you have a particular date, let us know. We will try to accommodate you. The suggested donation is $10.00. You may pay by check or credit card.
Did you know we commissioned a local artist to design a silk scarf to commemorate the Centennial of St. Ignatius Church? We still have a few scarves remaining! Each stunning scarf measures 21” x 71”, is 100% silk and the design element highlights some of the church’s most magnificent interior architectural details. Border colors include red, navy, forest green as well as all cream without a border. Price: $120 plus tax. Scarves are available in the Parish bookstore, before and after each Mass. You can also contact Fran Quinn van Bergen to purchase, 415-422-6645 or firstname.lastname@example.org.