Upcoming Events


Saturday, December 16th, 2017

St. Ignatius Loyola Presents

Breakfast with St. Nicholas

Rev. Thomas T. Polk Social Hall

Seating at 8:30 AM and at 10:30 AM

To register, please contact Matthew Lenz: matthewelenz@yahoo.com


The Secret Santa Shoppe

St. Ignatius Media Center

8:00 AM until 1:00 PM

Sponsored by the Knights of Columbus and the Ladies Auxiliary

(this is a parish activity, and not a fundraiser)


Regional Reconciliation Services


Sunday, December 17     Holy Family Parish         6:30 PM    Middletown, MD


Monday, December 18    St. John the Evangelist  7:00 PM   Frederick, MD


Tuesday, December 19    St. Ignatius Loyola          7:00 PM   Ijamsville, MD


Mass Schedule at St. Ignatius

4th Sunday of Advent through

Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God


Fourth Sunday of Advent

Saturday and Sunday, December 23rd & 24th

Saturday Vigil Mass on December 23rd at 5:30 PM in Ijamsville Church

Sunday Masses on December 24th  at 8:00 AM and 10:00 AM

**Please note: there will be no 12:00 Noon Mass

on the Fourth Sunday of Advent**


Christmas Eve, Sunday, December 24th

Christmas Eve Masses

4:00 PM Mass in Polk Hall

4:00 PM Children’s Liturgy Mass in our Ijamsville Church

6:00 PM Mass in our Ijamsville Church

8:00 PM Mass in our Ijamsville Church

10:30 PM Mass in our Ijamsville Church


Christmas Day, Monday, December 25th

Christmas Day Masses

8:00 AM in our Ijamsville Church

11:00 AM in our Ijamsville Church


The Feast of the Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph

Saturday and Sunday, December 30th & 31st 

Saturday Vigil Mass on December 30th  at 5:30 PM in Ijamsville Church

Sunday Masses on December 31st  at 8:00 AM,  10:00 AM, and 12:00 Noon


Solemnity of Mary, the Holy Mother of God-Monday, January 1st

5:00 PM Vigil Mass on Sunday, December 31st  in our Ijamsville Church

9:00 AM Mass on Monday, January 1st  in our Ijamsville Church


St. Ignatius Cash Bingo

Friday, January 5th

Doors open at 5:00, Early Bird Games at 6:30 PM,

Regular Games at 7:00 PM

Variety of Pull Tabs


          $25 Buy-In Includes: 

        Admission plus

  • 16 Game Pack of Regular Games (9 cards each)
  • 5 Game Pack of Special Games (3 cards each)

       Extra cards for all games available

Regular game prize payout based on attendance

Food Service will be available!

Benefits the Building Fund, for more information, please call (301) 695-8845



Celebrate Epiphany in Bethlehem

A Hands-on Holy Land Experience

Saturday, January 6th after the 5:30 PM Mass


Sunday, January 7th after the 8:00 AM, 10:00 AM and the 12:00 Noon Masses

Polk Hall

Come experience the Town of Bethlehem as it was at the time of Jesus’ Birth




Haiti Committee  – Sponsor a child for lunch in Bac D’Aquin, Haiti.  We have 78 children sponsored and needing a total of 125 children sponsored.  Will you help for only $8 a month?  Please reach out to Ric Helfrich for details {email}ric@helfrich.org{email}

Healing Prayer Ministry – Weekly, the Healing Prayer Ministry is available to offer prayers and aid on Monday Evenings.  Whether it is spiritual, physical or emotional, we all have times we need to ask the Lord to bring us to wholeness.  This ministry is trained and commissioned.    For more information or to schedule an appointment please call Carol Smith 301-695-8845 x 210 or {email}csmith@e-stignatius.org{email}