MSGR. FEDERICO BRITTO

PASTOR’S CORNER

September 27, 2020

 

May Jesus Christ, the Good Shepherd who leads us to everlasting life, be with you!

           Like the start of the summer months with the heat, the start of fall season came in with some chilling weather. Perhaps this is an indication that we will have a cold winter. For those who like the cool weather, enjoy it. For the rest of us ,stay warm. A question to be asked: “will there be an Indian Summer this year?” We are best to experience the four seasons, enjoy them.

May we keep in prayer the people in California and Oregon who continue to face the wild fires. Lives have been lost as well as properties. People have been displaced and anxieties continue to rise. We must join our prayer with the people in California and Oregon for relief and safety.

In our parish bulletin, there is a request for us to pray around the noon hour for our country, city, and communities. With all the events taking place in our country, and world, please take a moment each day to pray and ask for God’s mercy, kindness, and blessing.

For the past several Sundays, o scripture readings have been tapping un on our minds and hearts, challenging us on so many levels of our life. Once again, this week, we are challenged,. In the Gospel of Matthew, Jesus says to the people: “The one who obeys the Lord, even reluctantly, is the one who does the will of the Father.” The scriptures are encouraging us to be on the same page as Jesus: generous, kind, forgiving, merciful, committed to the kingdom, devoted to the faith and to God. We must have the same attitude as Christ Jesus. If for whatever reason, our minds and hearts are not the same as Christ Jesus, we are encouraged to ask for mercy for our failings and God’s grace to change our minds an hearts. As Michael Jackson sang in one of his songs: “Look in the mirror and make that change.”

 

See you in Church, Peace and blessings,

Msgr. Britto

 

 

 

 

 

SACRAMENTS

 

Sunday Mass:  10:00 AM Saint Ignatius Church also 10am You Tube Saint Cyprian Social

 

Weekday Mass: Monday - Friday: 9:30 AM Saint Ignatius Nursing Home ( canceled until further notice)

 

Holy Day Masses: 9:30 AM Saint Ignatius Nursing Home

7:00 PM Saint Ignatius Church

 

Sacrament of Reconciliation: Before Sunday Mass 9:15AM – 9:45 AM

or by appointment

DOWNLOADS & LINKS

WEEKLY CALENDAR

MONDAY - BEGINNER'S LINE DANCE CLASS 6:00PM TO 7:30PM (Cancelled until further notice)

 

FOOD PANTRY - OPEN EVERY TUESDAY  - 10AM TO 12PM  

NEED TO KNOW

Daily Intentions:

Please Keep in Prayer those who are sick.

SEPTEMBER MASS INTENTIONS

  • September 6th  - Parishioners of St. Ignatius

  • September 13th - Phyllis D. Kirkby

  • September 20th - Carrie Jordan & Humphrey Conix Sr., William Corbin Sr.

  • September 27th - Marguerite E. Hall

CORONAVIRUS

Effective June 5, 2020 the Archdiocese has resumed all daily Masses. As of now St. Ignatius Mass will resume on Sundays at 10am. Masses at the Nursing Home remain suspended until further notice. You may still watch the Mass on YouTube at Saint Cyprian Social on Sundays at 11:00AM and continue to pray for the souls this disease has effected. There will be no communion calls except for last rites. Please contact the rectory if you have any questions. 215-386-5065.

FREE DIAPER AND BABY FOOD DISTRIBUTION

  If you know anyone who has been laid off or position has been furloughed due to the Covid-19 Pandemic and are in need of diapers or formula for their child please contact Carla Caple at 267-241-9640 or 215-747-3250 for information on how to sign up. These emergency supplies are only for those who have recently lost their employment due to the pandemic.

UPCOMING EVENTS

 

PARISH COUNCIL ELECTION

OCTOBER 4TH TO OCTOBER 15TH

         It is time to select new members for the parish council. Nominees will be introduced on Sunday October 4th. 

        Please click on the "VOTE" button below to fill out your ballot and EMAIL it back to 

staff.manager636@gmail.com .

      We ask that all ballots be returned by Thursday October 15th. New members will be introduced on Sunday October 18th. Ballots can also be turned in during Mass or dropped off at the rectory. 

FIRST COMMUNION

Sunday October 25th

 

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