Vision of St. Ignatius Parish 

St. Ignatius parish is a joyful, spirit-filled community of faithful believers, unified by one baptism, rooted to one identity in the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit.  We are a faith community possessing an ever unfolding spirituality centered in the Eucharist and a prayers' life inclusive of many expressions of faith.  Under the guidance of our Blessed Mother Mary and St. Joseph, we are a journeying community sharing in the mission of Christ to establish God's kingdom of justice, peace and love committed to a loving and faithful service to our families and compassion for the poor.

Pray for...
REST IN PEACE
• Freda Ann (Konz) Provo
• Ervin M. Schreifels
• Kathleen "Kay" Ryan
For service times & Obits:
MASS SCHEDULE
Everyone welcome!
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IMMACULATE CONCEPTION Mass - Dec. 8, 7 p.m.
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Saturday Mass - 5 p.m.
Reconciliation, 4:40 p.m.
Held in a private corner of the gathering space 1/2 hour prior to the Saturday mass.
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Sunday Mass- 8:30 a.m.
(Live stream public mass on Facebook, if unable to attend.)
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Daily Mass - 8:00 a.m.
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

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LIBRARY

Closed until further notice.
Mike Cavanaugh, John Anderson,
Larry Oberg, Elaine Manke,
Joseph Niznik, Reanna Braun, Mike Meyer, Barb Wiegand, Jerry Birgin, Valentine Smith, Lynnea Stay, Jaden Hanson, Katelyn Busch, Nick Mares, Mary Wittsack, Goldie DeGross, Roxie Weese, Ivan Flicik, Shari Danzeisen, Joyce Bartels
Place prayer request, please call 274-8828 ext. 21 
Pastoral Friendship Ministry
Nothing brightens their day like a short visit -
definitely the best ’gift’ they will receive!
There are presently 30+Catholic residents at the Annandale Care Center
facilities. Help is also always needed at the First Friday Mass and Tuesday
Communion and Rosary Service at 10:30 in the chapel. Women visitors are terrific, but we have a big demand for men visitors, men appreciate men! • If you’re interested in this ministry or for further information, please call Renee Logeais at 320-274-2943.  We anxiously await your calls, the residents anxiously await your visits! Thank you.   God bless you.

Readings for the Week of November 15

Saturday: Rv 11:4-12/Ps 144:1b, 2, 9-10 [1b]/ Lk 20:27-40
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Readings for the Week of November 29
Sunday:  Is 63:16b-17, 19b; 64:2-7/Ps 80:2-3, 15-16, 18-19 [4]/1 Cor 1:3-9/Mk 13:33-37
Monday: Rom 10:9-18/Ps 19:8, 9, 10, 11 [10]/Mt 4:18-22 Tuesday: Is 11:1-10/ Ps 72:1-2, 7-8, 12-13, 17 [cf. 7]/Lk 10:21-24
Wednesday: Is 25:6-10a/Ps 23:1-3a, 3b-4, 5, 6 [6cd]/Mt 15:29-37
Thursday: Is 26:1-6/Ps 118:1 and 8-9, 19-21, 25-27a [26a]/Mt 7:21, 24-27
Friday: Is 29:17-24/Ps 27:1, 4, 13-14 [1a]/Mt 9:27-31 Saturday: Is 30:19-21, 23-26/Ps 147:1-2, 3-4, 5-6 [cf. Is 30:18d]/Mt 9:35—10:1, 5a, 6-8
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Next Sunday: Is 40:1-5, 9-11/Ps 85:9-10, 11-12, 13-14 [8]/2 Pt 3:8-14/Mk 1:1-8
Weekly Meditation(s)
Daily Prayer to End Abortion
 Lord God, I thank you today for the gift of my life and for
the lives of all my brothers and sisters. I know there is noth-
ing that destroys more in life than abortion, yet I rejoice that
you have conquered death by the resurrection of  Your Son.
I am ready to do my part in ending abortion.
 Today, I commit myself never to be silent, never to be passive, never to be forgetful of the unborn. I commit myself to be active in the pro-life movement, and never to stop defending life until all my brothers and sisters are protected, and our nation once again becomes a nation with liberty and justice, not just for some, but for all. Through Christ our Lord. Amen.
           BIBLE STUDY SUSPENDED
                   UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
Men’s Bible Fellowship-  Evangelization and current topics of our Catholic Faith
Mondays, 6:30 p.m.
• Ladies Bible Study - The Book of Acts
Mondays, 6:30 p.m
Ladies Scripture Study- Matthew the King & His Kingdom
Wednesdays, following 8 am Mass

St. Ignatius Catholic Church

NEWEST BULLETIN
November 29
Please join us. Together we will grow.
Check back often for up-to-date information
 St. Ignatius partners with Love Inc.,
A non-profit group that providesservices, rides for medical appointments & job interviews, minor car & house-hold repairs,delivery of used furniture & household items. All services are provided by area church volunteers. Love Inc. is not an emergency agency and has no cash to give out. However, resources allow some callers to be referred to other agencies in a crisis situation. If you have a need and live in Annandale, Maple Lake or Buffalo, call the Clearinghouse at 763-682-6820. Volunteers from St. Ignatius are also needed to help with the ministries - call 763-682-6820. Now open in downtown Buffalo next to Hair Architects. 
Baptismal Class
Tuesday, November 10, 7 p.m.
Sign up . (320- 274-8828 ext. 21), if this class is rescheduled we will contact you.
Christ the King Retreat Center
Website: https://kingshouse.com
621 First Avenue South - Buffalo Phone: (763) 682-1394
Parish office OPEN
Monday through Friday
8 a.m.-4 p.m. (Cloesed Noon-1 p.m.)
To help contain the spread of the virus the exterior entrance, by the chapel, is open but the interior door to the office foyer shall remain locked. Please knock on the door and someone will open the door to let you in. Masks are required during your visit. Only one visitor will be allowed in the office foyer at a time unless they are with a family member, 2 maximum in the office foyer with proper social distancing. If you are not feeling well we ask you to please stay home and instead call the office at (320-274-8828) or email
Bonnie@stignatiusmn.com  Thank you.
“The Word Among Us”, September/October editions are now available in the chapel entry and in the plastic container outside the chapel entry door for after hour pickup.
Congregational Responses for Mass
Share Your Christmas 
 Due to Covid-19,
Share Your Christmas
will be handled different
this year. We are asking
parishioners to donate monetary funds, either cash or checks, in the amount you normally spent on gifts. Checks should be made out to St. Ignatius. Donations can be mailed to church or put in the collection basket,clearly marked “Share Your Christmas.” The goal is to provide each child with a $35 gift card. Each family also receives a food card at Marketplace for Christmas dinner supplies. Gift cards will be mailed out the week of December 7th. (Donations must reach us by December 6th) St. Ignatius has always been so generous and supportive of Share Your Christmas in years past and we are counting on and appreciate your participation again this year! Thanks so much, Barb Groth, St. Ignatius CCW Share Your Christmas chairperson.
CHAPEL NOW OPEN
Monday-Friday, 8-Noon & 1-4
Required to sign in at the office prior before entering the chapel. 

35 Birch Street East, P.O. Box 126, Annandale, MN 55302 • (320) 274-8828

WELCOME!  This church is our Heavenly Father’s house, a place of solace and grace; so feel at home here. Enter reverently, pray quietly, sing joyfully, listen attentively, give cheerfully and come back gladly. If you are new to our community; Welcome! If you are visiting, please remain a few minutes after Mass and get acquainted. We are a welcoming community. To know more about us please call 320-274-8828. 

Free Store in Annandale
Annandale Area Food Shelf
Free Store - Hwy. #55 & Cherry Ave. in “Midtown 55”
Mall, (clothing & small household items).
Annandale Area Food Shelf - 390 Annandale Blvd.
Mondays: 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. - Food Shelf
Mondays: 1:00 to 3:00 - Free Store
Tuesday: 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. - Free Store
Wednesdays: 5:00 to 6:45 p.m. - Food Shelf
Wednesdays: 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. - Free Store
Thursday: 12:00 noon to 2:00 p.m. - Free Store
Fridays: 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. - Food Shelf
Fridays: 9:00 a.m. to Noon - Free Store
Love Inc. Store, Maple Lake Thursday: 10 am to 6 p.m.
Friday & Saturday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

ALL ARE WELCOME!

Our warmest welcome to all who celebrate with us, whether long-time residents or newly arrived in the parish. If you have not registered, have had a change of address, or are moving, please Click HERE to submit form.

Baptismal Class - Second Tuesday of February 7,  7:00 p.m.
 December Liturgical Services
Immaculate Conception Mass – Tuesday Dec. 8th at 7:00 PM
Advent Reconciliation – Sunday, December 6th at 5 PM to 7 PM
New Year’s Eve – Thursday, December 31st at 6:00 PM
New Year’s Day – Friday, January 1st at 9:00 AM
ADVENT/CHIRSTMAS CONFESSIONS
Sunday, Dec. 6, Please come at your convenience 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Message from Father
Non-perishable food items collection weekend- Nov. 28-29
We will be collecting non-perishable food items for the Food Shelf.
Food items may be placed in a cart at the front doors—monetary donations should be put in the drop box in the church. Monetary donations are especially appreciated because the food shelf hasaccess to resources where they can purchase more for their dollars! If you choose to donate food items, choose healthy options. The local Food Shelf is available to anyone in need of food—everyone deserves to be hunger free, you can help!
Please join us for the
1st Annual
Faith & Fellowship
JESSE TREE PROGRAM
Please click link