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We welcome you in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ.
We hope this site gives you a glimpse at who we are
and what we do here on our beautiful barrier island.
721 W. Broadway
Long Beach, N.Y. 11561
Our Parish Office 
Monday through Friday - 10 am to 5 pm
Saturday - 10 am to 4 pm
Sunday - 10 am to 12 pm
      The Thirty-Third Sunday in Ordinary Time       November 19, 2017

E-Letter begins today
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Fr. Donald


See Fr. Donald's Homily of Nov. 19.

From the Desk of Sr. Diane Morgan


Current Events

Saturday/Sunday, Nov. 18, 19 – All Masses

Rosary Society Bake and Tag Sale (see below)


Thursday, Nov. 23-9:00 a.m. Mass r



Wednesday, Nov. 29 -7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. in MCC


Thursday, Nov. 30-3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. in MCC

“Dig Into The Word” (see below) 


Tuesday, Nov 30, 7:15 p.m

Fall Book Club-“Small Great Things”



Sunday, Dec. 3-11:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. 

Rosary Society Advent Luncheon at Lambrow’s


Monday, Dec. 4-7:30 p.m.

ADVENT Evening of Prayer with 

Brother Richard Contino


Tuesday, Dec. 5 -7:00 p.m.

Bereavement Support Workshop in MCC

"Coping with Grief" 

                                                                      (note: MCC-Msgr Cass Center)

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                                              Parish E-Letter
Today, Sunday Nov. 19, we begin publishing out E-Letter to our parish members. If you have completed your census forms or have been receiving our email newsletters in the past, you will be on our list. It hopefully will be sort of a mini-bulletin to keep you abreast of what's going on in the parish. Look for it in you new e-mails today.


   Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult 

November 30 at 7:15 p.m. in the MCC

24 people are reading Small Great Things.
Our discussion willtake place on Thursday, Nov. 30 at 7:15 PM in the Msgr Cass 
Center. “Readers” see the email from Sr. Diane. 


St. Ignatius Martyr, St. Mary of the Isle, Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal

 A workshop for


Tuesday ,  December 5 at 7:00 PM

at St. Ignatius Martyr in the Msgr Cass Center, 722 W. Penn St. 

To register call Kathy Ryan, Mon to Thurs. daytime at 516- 795-7438 

Long Beach Catholic School


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We would like to remind you once again that  Long Beach Catholic Regional School is conducting a drive behalf of the Adopt-A-Student Program. 

The money which is raised from this drive benefits the families of Long Beach Catholic Regional School who have experienced a crisis situation and are unable to pay their tuition for a limited time. 

You may drop off your donation at the school.

Diocesan Awards
    Parish Award  Recipients with Bishop Brennan

The following parish cathechists were honored at St. Agnes Cathedral. 
Bishop John R. McGann Award- 30 years of service- Rosemary Sheridan 
St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Award-20 years of service-Lillian O'Shaughnessy 
St. Pius X- Award-10 years of service-Marie McGuinness, Diane Hagen, Germaine McAuley and Camille Carrello 

We also congratulate Jim Hannan for his reception of The St. Agnes Medal for his outstanding stewardship and service to our parish.


Dig Into The WORD

We are offering two opportunities to “Dig Into The WORD”
If you are interested in exploring the Sunday Mass readings, this is for you. You will have discussions and meditations on the current week’s bible readings.
These groups meet as follows:
Day time-Thursday 3:00 to 4: 30 p.m. info? call Rosemary 431-7177
Evening-Wednesday 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. info? call Kathleen 655-5580

Rosary Altar Society 
The Rosary Altar Society Mission

With devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary, we are committed to praying the Rosary for world peace and the spiritual benefit of all peoples.  

As Rosarians, we have a special privilege of ministering to the care of the Altar, preparing linens and assisting with decorations for holidays and special events.  We also conduct fundraisers and participate in other activities as needed for the benefit of the Church.

The Rosary Altar Society offers a deeper connection to the church for all and provides a forum to meet, discuss and participate in current events at our Church. 

                The Rosary Altar Society

Bake & Tag Sale
Saturday & Sunday, November 18th & 19th 
After each Mass, in the Cass Center
For information, call Cathy at 516-431-1025 
Home Baked Specialty Cakes and Buns, Cookies, Cupcakes & Candies
And an Assortment of other items for you and your home.

New members are always welcome. If interested in joining, or to obtain additional information, please contact:  Bernadette at 516-897-1904   or   Betty at 516-608-8255


Click for Rosary page and upcoming events 



 The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults, more commonly known as the ‘RCIA’,  is a process for people who either want to learn about our  Catholic faith and traditions,  desire to become a Catholic,  or for those Baptized Catholics who wish to complete the sacraments. 

 The entire faith community of St. Ignatius Martyr is encouraged to become an important part of this process.

If you know of someone who is interested in becoming a Catholic,  or if you would like to become part of the RCIA team as a Spiritual Companion,   Sponsor,  Catechist, Prayer Partner or as an interested observer,  please call the Parish office at 432-0045.  


                                St. Ignatius Food Pantry

Our pantry is always in need of food in order to assist the needy in our community. The next time you go shopping please think of those who are less fortunate.  Please keep in mind the following:

Peanut butter & jelly Paper towels 

              Canned fruits/vegetables                 

Tomato sauce

                                  Canned ravioli                                    


As always thank you for your  generosity!! God Bless



St. Vincent de Paul Society

The St. Vincent de Paul Society services the three parishes on our barrier island. Friendly visitors are available to make a social call to our homebound neighbors. There will be a donation envelope distribution this Sunday.  Please click for further details on this important parish organization.

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