2016 Annual Christmas Bazaar

Saturday, November 12th, 10:00AM until 4:00PM


Applications for Crafters are now being accepted. Please call Peggy Pellerin at 413-231-4721 or 413-739-1072 for applications and details.

New this year, there will be a “Treasures” Table, for new or fairly new items that you have at home that you have never used, don’t need/plan to use, and that you would like to donate.  We will again have the special “Children’s Shopping Room” in the back of the hall.  There will be items for children to purchase specially priced at only $.10 to $3.00.

If you would like to participate in this year’s bazaar, we are in need of:


  • Raffle Prizes Donated raffle prizes will be grouped together and put into themed baskets, such as a Candle basket, Children’s basket, Beauty basket, etc.
  • Children’s Books (please, excellent condition only) and D.V.D.s

If you have an item or items you would like to donate as raffle prizes or for the Treasures Table or Children’s Table, please bring to the Sacristy in a bag marked for “Peggy Pellerin”.  Your support is very much appreciated.  We can all work together to make this the best bazaar ever!!


Once again we’ll be having the Holiday Bazaar Raffle

 First Prize is a Flat Screen TV  –  Second Prize is an IPAD


Third Prize is a $100 Gift Card to Holyoke Mall

Fall Soccer Sign-Ups

Holy Name will have a U-6 and a U-8 team in the Instruction League

at St. Catherine’s this fall.

U-6 born on or after 8/1/2010 (Coach – Dan Morrissey)
U-8 born on or after 8/1/2008 (Coach – Katie Plante)
Holy Name is also planning a U-10 team in the Springfield Youth Soccer League this fall.

U-10 born on or after 8/1/2006 (Coach – Jim Syner)
Please sign up on line at: https://www.sportsmanager.us/HolyNameAA.htm
If you are having any issue with the on-line portal then you can sign up by filling out the registration form during        Church Sign Ups, which will be August 14th from 9a.m.-12noon.

and email to hnaa@searsre.com or send it to Brian Sears at: 77 Magnolia Terr, Springfield, MA 01108.
Questions?  Call Brian Sears, 413.237.9399 (c)

Holy Name A.A., 323 Dickinson Street, Springfield, MA, 01108
http://www.sportsmanager.us/HolyNameAA.htm, bsears@searsre.com, 413.237.9399

School Supply Collection

We are pleased to participate once again in the Father Beiting’s Appalachian Mission to get school backpacks ready for the upcoming school year.  With so many school supplies sales going on, we wanted to give you the listing of donations needed in case you wanted to take advantage of these great sales.  Please match the first letter of your last name to the wish list.  We will be collecting the items for two weekends – August 20 & 21, and 27 & 28, and will be packing them on Tuesday, August 30th.  Collection boxes will be at the entrances to the Church.  Thank you!


ABC:                #2 pencils, 3-ring binders

DEF:                crayons (24 count), rulers

GHIJ:               washable markers, glue sticks

KLM:                Kleenex, small calculators                            

NOP:                colored pencils, assignment books

QRSTU:            regular scissors, loose-leaf notebooks

VWXYZ:           folders with pockets


Financial donations to help defray the shipping costs are also greatly appreciated.  Checks may be made payable to Holy Name Parish (in the lower corner please note:  Father Beiting’s Appalachian Mission).  Place donations in the collection basket in an envelope marked school supplies or mail to the Rectory.


Volunteers will gather in the altar server room on Tuesday evening, August 30th, immediately following the St. Jude Novena Mass, to assemble the boxes.  If you can help, please come by!  All are welcome!  This is sponsored by the Community Service Commission of Holy Name Parish.