We are collecting GLOVES, MITTENS, HATS AND SCARVES for families in local shelters. Collection boxes for these items will be at church entrances for the next two weekends (Oct. 22-23, and 30-31). Please help to keep a family in need warm this winter! Thank you for your help. Any questions, contact Carol at the rectory.
A new class for altar servers will begin soon. Servers are boys and girls who have already received their First Holy Communion and wish to help their parish by offering their service on the altar. If you are interested, please fill out one of the forms at the entrances to the church and return it … [Read more…]
Thank you for your continued generosity in donating food to the Open Pantry. They are very much in need of Macaroni & Cheese and Peanut Butter, but especially in need of SPAGHETTI SAUCE and CANNED CHICKEN. Whatever you can do goes a long way in helping families who need it most! Special Note: We ask … [Read more…]
Monday 10/3 5:30-7:30; Wednesday 10/5 5:30-7:30; Sunday 10/9 10:30-12 Also, we are looking for coaches and someone who is interested in taking over as Coordinator for the program next year. Contact Jen DeVos at 413-636-9534 with your interest.
Thursday, October 20 Fr. Ryan Sliwa, Parochial Vicar, Holy Cross, Springfield Friday, October 21 Msgr. Christopher Connelly, Vicar General of the Diocese and Rector, St. Michael’s Cathedral, Springfield Monday, October 24 Fr. Thomas Shea, Retired Tuesday, October 25 Fr. C. J. Waitekus, Pastor, St. Mary’s, Longmeadow Wednesday, … [Read more…]
Have you wished to go on a retreat but not been able to do so for whatever reason? Now is your chance to join with others on a free, stay at home, 33 day retreat right here at Holy Name. On Oct. 13th, a group of us will get together after the 8:15 a.m. Mass to … [Read more…]
The Blessing of the Pets will be held Saturday, October 1st in the church parking lot right after the 8:15a.m. Mass.
Parish Council nominations will be accepted the weekends of October 1st -2nd and 8th-9th. Please consider nominating yourself or another parishioner who will work with the Council on Parish activities. It is a three-year term commitment with 10 monthly meetings per year (none in July and August). The Council meets on the first Monday of … [Read more…]
Please consider sharing your faith with the youth of our Parish. Assistance at all levels is needed. We need catechists, classroom aids and substitutes. Join us this fall–we all have something to offer! Registration forms for all grades (K-11) are available at all entrances of the church and at the Rectory. Please note: Students attending … [Read more…]
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, … [Read more…]