A Pets Blessing, in Honor of St. Francis of Assisi will take place on the church yard after morning prayers on Saturday, October 7th around 8:45a.m. Feel free to bring your pets of all shapes and sizes to get a blessing and a token of the blessing. They deserve a blessing for good health, too!
You are invited to take part in a 5K Run for Stephanie Pouliot, Holy Name parishioner and dedicated teacher, who was recently diagnosed with breast cancer. She will be undergoing chemotherapy and surgery in the coming months, and this 5K will help raise awareness and contribute financial support for her to offset the cost of treatment. She is always so giving to others, so now is a chance to give back to her. 5K Run Date is Sunday, September 24th. Pricing: Adults $20.00; Youth (18 & under) $10.00; Families (up to 5 people) $45.00. Register by 9/15/17 to receive a free race t-shirt. For details and/or to sign up, visit http://runsignup.com. Search Zanetti 5k.
We invite you to help us bid a very fond farewell to three very special ladies who have dedicated their lives to God and a great many years to Holy Name Parish. They are:
Sr. Ruth Virginia Quinn, Sr. Ann Marie McKenna,
and Sr. Margaret McNaughton
They will soon be moving from Holy Name Convent to their new home at the Marian Center in Holyoke. Please come join us as we celebrate their countless contributions to the Parish and shower them with well wishes at a Wine & Cheese reception at the Social Center following the 4:30p.m. Mass on Saturday, September 30th.
A Six week program will begin again on Tuesday, October 3rd until November 7th. This program will take place on Tuesdays in the Cry Room at two separate times: in the morning after Adoration , and again from 6:30-7:15p.m . Each session will be about 45 minutes long. Please join us.
Sr. Melinda & Deacon Michael Hodges