You are invited to a parish “Meet and Greet” get-together at the social center next weekend for Fr. David Aufiero, who comes to us from St. Mark’s Parish in Pittsfield. There will be two opportunities to meet “Fr. Dave”, the first being after the 4:30p.m. Mass next Saturday (August 18th), and the second on Sunday … [Read more…]
This is Fr. Mark’s last week at Holy Name, and we send him off with sadness to see him go, but even more with well wishes for a truly happy and healthy retirement!! He is staying in the area, so we will get to see him on occasion. Fr. Mark, we wish you only … [Read more…]
Fr. David Aufiero has been named our new pastor. He is currently at Fr. Mark’s in Pittsfield. He will be starting at the end of the August and Fr. Mark Mengel will be with us until that time. We welcome Fr. David Aufiero to our parish and thank Fr. Mark for his decade of service!
Saturday, June 23rd at the Social Center after the 4:30 Mass Please join us as we bid a fond but sad “adieux” to Fr. Mark as he retires after 10 years as Pastor, and also to honor Msgr. Joyce’s 50 years of service to the Springfield Diocese. Come help make their special night a … [Read more…]
Just a reminder, the book is now open for scheduling Masses for 2019. As always, they are on a first come-first serve basis. You can book either one, two or three “weekend” Masses during a calendar year, but Weekday Masses are unlimited.
Please join us for a Retirement Celebration in honor of Rev. Mark Mengel and Msgr. David Joyce on Saturday, June 23rd. Celebration of Mass at 4:30 pm; Dinner Reception from 5:30 – 7:30 pm. $15/person $40/family
You are Warmly Invited to our ANNUAL PARISH PICNIC Sunday, June 10th, at King Philip Stockade, on route 5 across from Picknelly Field at the Springfield/Longmeadow line. Mass will take place at 11.30a.m. Our caterer retired, so we have a new one this year – the “award-winning” Hamel’s Catering. The menu includes hamburgers, veggie burgers, … [Read more…]
RELIGIOUS EDUCATION Thanks, everyone, for another great year! First Communion is Saturday, May 12th at 10a.m. Crowning of Mary is Sunday, May 13th at the 10:30a.m. Mass Confirmation is Sunday, May 20th at 4p.m.at the Cathedral.
Parish Council nominations will be accepted next weekend May 5 & 6, and the following weekend, May 12 & 13. 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 … [Read more…]
During the month of the Holy Rosary, on Saturday May 5th and Sunday May 6th, the Traveling Rosary Ministry will be visiting our parish in promoting the Holy Rosary. Their rosaries are “Life Time Guaranteed against breakage”, as well as “hand and machine washable”. They will display over 40 different Devotional Rosaries consisting of Marian, … [Read more…]