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. 

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.

Place prayer request, please call the secretary: 274-8828 ext. 21

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.


Pray for...
All Are Welcome!
Men's Bible Study
Mondays, 6 p.m. (gathering space)
Women's Bible Study
Blessed Mary
Mondays, 6 p.m. (Lower Level)
Scripture Study
Daring to Walk the Walk
Wednesdays following 8 am Mass
'A man named John was sent from God. He came for testimony, to testify to the light, so that all might believe through him. He was not the light, but came to testify to the light. The true light, which enlightens everyone, was coming
into the world. -John 1:6-9
CCW Corner
Please join us. Together we will grow.
Check back often for up-to-date information
Rest in Peace
  Duane M. Ahsenmacher
Kathryn E. Helwig
Pray for Our Local Seminarians & Those is Religious Formation 
The Wright County Serrans invite you to join in praying for our local seminarians
and those in religious formation:
• Dominic Shovelain, Andrew Zipp, Tyler Ferry, Josh Salonek and Ryan Sustacek- St. Michael, St. Michael
• Cullen Gallagher, Chris Yanta and Alexander Marquette- St. Timothy, Maple Lake;
• Christopher Vogel- Sts. Peter & Paul, Loretto
• Morgan Backstrom, Victoria Backstom, Rae-Ann Athman and Sr. Seraphine-  Heart of Jesus, St. Albert, Albertville
• Samuel Gilbertson and Jonathon Hank- St. Thomas the Apostle, Corcoran 
• Andrew Scherber and Alexander Rasset- St. Francis Xavier, Buffalo 
• Michael Sester, Jerek Scherber, Dain Scherber and John Sester- Mary Queen of Peace, Rogers
• William Schmitz- St. Anne, Hamel
• Mitch Logeais and Morgan Fournier- Church of St. Ignatius, Annandale
Sister Gianna Agnes Popp- St. Luke, Clearwater Also, Hannah Lisson, St. Luke's, Clearwater who is in NET Ministries
• Kevin and Christy Hackenmueller and Luke Neitfeld- St. Michael, St. Michael 
• Zachary Sandquist- St. Boniface, St. Boniface, who are serving with FOCUS (Fellowship of Catholic University Students).

“Walk With Me” Vocation Prayer for those on their journey to ordination/final vows: Loving God, we ask you to guide the men and women of this Archdiocese who are considering religious life and those already on their journey towards ordination or final vows. Bless them in their decisions. Strengthen them in their love for you and their desire to serve you in this special way. Hold them close to your heart, especially during difficult or troubled times. Shower them with your love and fill them with courage and joy as they study and prepare themselves for your work. We pray for all on their journey to religious life. May they feel our loving and prayerful support. We ask this in the name of Jesus, your Son. Amen.
Readings for the Week of Decmber 10
Thursday: Is 41:13-20/Ps 145:1 & 9, 10-11, 12-13ab (8)/Mt 11:11-15
Friday: Is 48:17-19/Ps 1:1-2,3,4 & 6(cf.Jn 8:12)
Mt 11:16-19
Saturday: Sir 48:1-4,9-11/Ps 80:2ac & 3b, 15-16,18-19 (4)/Mt 17:9a, 10-13
Readings for the Week of December 17
Sunday: Is 61:1-2a,10-11/Lk 1:46-48,49-50,53-54(Is 61:10b)/1Thes 5:16-24/Jn 1:6-8, 19-28
Monday: Jer 23:5-8/Ps 72:1-2, 12-13, 18-19/
Mt 1:18-25
Tuesday: Jgs 13:2-7, 24-25a/Ps 71:3-4a,5-6ab,16-17/Lk 1:5-25
Wednesday: Is 7:10-14/Ps 24:1-2,3-4a,5-6/Lk 1:26-38
Thursday: Sg 2:8-14 or Zep 3:14-18a/Ps 33:2-3,11-12,20-21/Lk 1:39-45
Friday: 1 Sm 1:24-28/1 Sm 2:1,4-5,6-7,8abcd/
Lk 1:46-56
Saturday: Mal 3:1-4,23-24/Ps 25:4-5ab,8-9,10 & 14/Lk 21:28/Lk 1: 57-66
Saturday: Mass of Convenience: 5 p.m.
Sunday: 8:30 & 10:30 a.m.
 Last Sunday of every month: 6 p.m
Daily Mass:
Tuesday-Friday morning: 8 a.m.
Reconciliation One-half hour before Saturday Mass of Convenience; After any morning mass, Monday - Friday
Saturday & Sunday before & after weekend masses.
Educate yourself on what is happening in Washington and elsewhere in the world on important life issues. FREE copies of Celebrate Life are available in the library.
Mike Cavanaugh, Brent
Geislinger, Bayley Blomster
Mary Antil, Larry Oberg,
Elaine Manke, Kathleen Braun Joseph Niznik, Ed Kaz, Betty Moody, Dillon Borowicz, Jerry Birgin, Lynnea Stay,
Jan Braun Stey, Katelyn Buscher, Crew Rothstein, Roseann Maus, Darwin Kuehn
Tom & Kay Klingelhutz,  Shari Danzeisen & family

Thank you for taking a tag from the Share Your Christmas Tree to purchase gifts for children who otherwise would have a ‘not so merry’ Christmas.
PLEASE RETURN THOSE GIFTS NOT LATER THAN THE WEEKEND OF DECEMBER 16/17 (earlier if possible) as gifts will be sorted by families and then delivered to the pick up spot, Annandale Methodist Church, on Sunday, December 17!

Youth Faith Formation Christmas Program
Wednesday Eve, Dec. 20, 7:00 p.m.

December 23 & 24 Weekend Masses
Due to Christmas Eve falling on Sunday, week-end mass schedule will be only two masses:
Saturday 5 p.m. and Sunday morning 9 a.m.
Christmas Eve & Christmas Day Mass
Sunday, Dec. 24 - Christmas Eve
4:00 p.m. and 10:30 p.m.
Monday, Dec. 25 - Christmas Day 9 a.m.
Weekend of December 30 & 31
The Holy Family of Jesus, Mary & Joseph, Weekend Mass will be as usual:
Saturday, 5 p.m. & Sunday, 8:30 & 10:30 a.m.
Monday, January 1 - Solemnity of Mary, The Holy Mother of God 
New Year’s Day -  9 a.m.
Christmas is a time to celebrate the greatest values of the human person brought to us anew thousands of years ago by the birth of the Child from Nazareth.
The Sacrament of Reconciliation
Sunday, December 17, 4 to 6 p.m.
Fr. George, along with Fr. James Deegan and
Fr. Marty Shallbetter, will be available for confessions. Come at your convenience.
Youth Ministry Bake Sale
Fresh baked Christmas treats on sale this weekend
- Please support our
Youth Ministry programs!