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Parish Life: A Gallery of Recent Events


Sunday, August 15: Saint Mary the Virgin: The Feast of the Assumption

Fr Blume's son helps in the procession, carrying the incense boat to the Shrine of Saint Mary..

The station at the Shrine of Saint Mary.

The Choir joins us for the Feast day.

Censing the statue of Saint Mary at the altar.

Deacon Kahn chants the Gospel.

Fr Blume delivers the sermon.

See pictures of the June 2010 Pulpit Exchange between Saint Saviour and Saint Ignatius.

Sunday, May 23: Whitsunday: The Day of Pentecost

On Whitsunday we celebrated three wonderful baptisms on a grand scale with a single mass at 10 A.M.

At the Solemn Procession: The Station at the Font

At the Solemn Procession

The Gospel

At the Baptism: The Presentation of the Candidates

At the Baptism



Sunday, May 2 and Sunday, May 9, 2010: Saying farewell to our seminarians

Diane Reiners
Seminarian Diane Reiners
Anne Lane Witt
Senior Seminarian Anne Lane Witt


Sunday, May 2, 2010: The Sixth Sunday of Easter (“A Moment in Time”)

The New York Times Lens Blog invited the world to take a photograph at exactly 15:00 G.M.T. (11:00 A.M. E.D.T. here in New York) on Sunday, May 2, 2010, and submit that photograph for their “A Moment in Time” project. Here is our submission, taken by our Webmaster, Mrs Blume:

A Moment in Time: 1500 GMT 2 May 2010

In the Sacristy: The Preparation for Mass

Please visit the Lens Blog for more information about the project and, we hope, a chance to see our photograph in context with the tens of thousands of other submissions.


Sunday, April 25, 2010: CROPWalk Participants

CROP Walk participants

Holy Week and Easter 2010

At the Solemn Liturgy of Good Friday: Ecce Lignum Crucis

At the Great Vigil of Easter: The Easter Homily of Saint John Chrysostom

Click here for all our photos of Holy Week and Easter, 2010


Saturday, March 27, 2010: Work Day

Repairing the hymn board



How to strip a palm frond

The altar on Palm Sunday morning


Sunday, March 14, 2010: The Fourth Sunday in Lent (Laetare or Rose Sunday)

The Blessing of Simnel Cakes

The Blessing of Simnel Cakes

The eating of Simnel Cakes

The Eating of Simnel Cakes



Sunday, February 7, 2010: The Feast of the Dedication

The Station at the Cornerstone



Tuesday, February 2, 2010: Candlemas

At the Blessing and Distribution of Candles, Procession, and Solemn Pontifical Mass

Bishop St John blesses incense for the Blessing of Candles

Censing the Candles

The Bishop receives his candle

The Station at the Shrine of Our Lady and Our Lord

Bishop St John Blesses the Deacon before the Gospel

The Pontifical Blessing



Friday, December 25, 2009: Christmas Day


The Solemn Procession to the Creche following Mass

Censing the Creche

Censing the Creche

At the Creche
The Creche



Sunday, December 20, 2009: The Parish Family Christmas Party and the Greening of the Church

All the rest of the photos can be found here.


Sunday, November 22, 2009: The Last Sunday after Pentecost: Christ the King

At the Procession and Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament following Solemn Mass



Monday, November 2, 2009: All Souls

All Souls Requiem

At the absolution of the dead: In paradisum

Sunday, November 1, 2009
: Feast of All Saints

The Rev'd Canon Ed Rodman

Our preacher, the Rev’d Canon Edward W. Rodman
Stone Professor of Urban Ministry and Pastoral Theology
at the Episcopal Divinity School

Station at the Font

At the Solemn Procession: the Station at the Font



At the Solemn Procession

Adult Education: Parishoner Amy Davidson talks about fossil collection and preparation


Sunday, October 25, 2009: Adult Education: Parishoner Andrew Fink talks about brain research



Sunday, October 18, 2009: The Patronal Feast: Saint Ignatius of Antioch

For pictures of the Liturgy click here.

Adult Education: Parishoner James Carpenter talks about taxonomy and wasps.

Prof. james Carpenter

Prof. carpenter demonstrates some of the field equipment: net


protective suit


Sunday, October 4, 2009

Click here to see pictures from the Blessing of the Animals, October 4, 2009

Joint Education hour: Emily Goodman talks about her new book Plant Secrets and helps the children plant some apple seeds.

Emily Goodwin


Michaelmas, Tuesday, September 29, 2009: Procession and Solemn Pontifical Mass

On Michaelmas, we were thrilled to welcome back to Saint Ignatius the Rt Rev’d Catherine Roskam, Bishop Suffragan of New York, for a special Solemn Pontifical Mass. We were also very pleased to present the first performance by ensemble-in-residence, TENET.

“Let us go forth in peace.”

The Station at the Rood

Saint Michael

Censing the Bishop at the Introit

The Gospel

Bishop Roskam preaching on the Angels

The Invitation to Communion

The Pontifical Blessing

Click here to see photos of Andy and the Bishop.



Sunday, September 20, 2009

Sunday Forum: Carpenter’s Kids

For more information about the Carpenter’s Kids program and their work with Tanzanean children orphaned in the HIV/AIDS pandemic, click here.

Farewell to Father Harding and Mother Swain



Saturday, September 19, 2009: Parish Work Day

Deacon Paul hard at work in the Sacristy

Rolling out the tables for luncheon

At the buffet

At the Liturgical Rehearsal: The Gospel

At the Liturgical Rehearsal: The Gospel

At the Liturgical Rehearsal: The Offertory



August 16, 2009: Saint Mary the Virgin: The Feast of the Assumption

At the Procession: “In the Name of Christ. Amen”

At the Station at the Shrine of Our Lady

Censing the Shrine of Our Lady

“Virgin born we bow before thee”

The Epistle




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The Institution of the IX Rector (November 25, 2007)