Welcome to the Beach!


    
                                                               

Thank you for visiting our parish website.
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 Hours
Monday through Friday - 10 am to 5 pm
Saturday - 10 am to 4 pm
Sunday - 10 am to 12 pm
                 516-432-0045               
 

26th Sunday in Ordinary Time
September 25, 2016



 Fr. Donald  
 
   Fr. Donald's Message From The Tower 

                      "My Summer"
 Sr. Diane

From the Desk of Sr. Diane Morgan

Current Events


We have a very busy week ahead of us:

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                            Catholic Daughters of the Americas Meeting

Installation of officers-Sunday, Sept. 25 Msgr. Cass Center at 11 a.m.

VIRTUS TRAINING

for parish and Catholic school volunteers

Will take place here at St. Ignatius Martyr on Sept. 27 at 9:15 AM.

RETREAT WITH POPE FRANCIS  -  FINAL SESSION

Wed, Sept. 28 -  1:00 PM and 7:15 PM

In the Cass Center with Sr. Diane

 Backpack Sunday at The 10 a.m. Mass

Oct. 2  Calling All Kids to Bring your backpack to Church

 and receive a symbol of Christ, and a special blessing as we begin our

Children’s Liturgy of the Word Downstairs (CLOWD) once again!        

Rosary Altar Society Meeting

                            Sunday, Oct. 2   Msgr. Cass Center 11 a.m.                            

                 Celebration of Wedding Anniversaries                   

            Oct. 2nd noon Mass  See article below                  

Recent Parish Event Photos

Please click for news and
photos of recent events.

Review the photos  of our parishioners in action:

             photos  click

The Year of Mercy

September 25
Celebration of the Year of Mercy.
 Questions of the Week
  Questions  Click

Thoughts from our Staff and volunteers on the Year of Mercy

This week-

Reina and Chris Komisarjevsky 

Thoughts Click

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PARISH CELEBRATION OF  Wedding Anniversaries

During 2016 are you celebrating your 10th, 15th, 25th, 40th,, 50th or 60th wedding anniversary? If so, this is for you!!! Our parish would like to celebrate this anniversary in your life and so we invite you to come to the 12 noon Mass on October 2.

The anniversary couples will receive a blessing. After the Mass here will be a light lunch for the couples and their family members. Please reply as indicated below.

Yes, we want to be part of the anniversary celebration on Oct. 2 at the 12 noon Mass.

Name: ___________________________________Phone # ___________________

Address: _____________________________     Wedding date: ________________      Email: ___________________________________________

Return this to the parish office or e-mail the information to Maureen Llewellyn

at maureen2492@yahoo.com.

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RITE OF CHRISTIAN INITIATION FOR ADULTS

    Are you or is someone you know: Looking for something to believe in with a desire to learn more about the Catholic faith?                                                                                                                  A Christian of another denomination who wishes to enter into Full Communion with the Catholic Church?                                                                                                                                         A Baptized Catholic who never received the Sacrament of Eucharist or Confirmation?

    St. Ignatius Martyr’s RCIA is the place to make these wishes come true! Our sessions resume on September 19, 2016Classes meet on Monday evenings from 7:00 – 9:00 P.M.

For further information please contact the Parish Office. 516-432-0045.


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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.

On Saturday, September 24, 2016 the we will hold its 8th Annual Walk for the Poor.  Representatives of our Tri-Parish Conference will be collecting donations after every mass on September 17th and 18th.  We welcome anyone who would like to walk with us in an effort to end poverty in our community.  Thank you for your support.

 St Vincent click

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Rosary Altar Society             

Women of Faith, devoted to the praise and honor of the Blessed Virgin Mary, committed to praying the Rosary to secure her patronage, and for the spiritual peace of the world.

 It is a privilege of the Society to minister to the care of the Altar, preparing linens and assisting with decorations.  Throughout the year, we conduct fundraising activities and engage in other activities as needed for the benefit of the Church.

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

 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 events 

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Dig Into The Word”

Would you be interested in preparing for the Sunday Readings?  If so come join us, we will be working with a monthly newsletter “Exploring the Sunday Readings”.  No cost to you!  There are meditations and thought provoking questions to explore.  Please bring your bible, if not we can provide one.  We will be meeting  in Msgr. Cass Center on Thursdays,  @ 3PM. Any questions call  Rosemary  @   431-7177                               

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Building Renovation Report 

Our building renovation is approaching the finishing touches. Click below for the update report


Some Interesting Items on the Web!


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