Congratulations to Msgr. David Joyce!

Please join us in congratulating none other than our own Fr. Joyce, who was named Parade Marshal for the 2019 St. Patrick’s Day Parade!  He will be honored at the 2019 Colleen Coronation Ball and Awards Ceremony on Saturday, January 26th at the Sheraton Springfield Monarch Place Hotel.  Enjoy a three course dinner to include appetizers, entre, dessert and coffee.  There will be a cash bar, and cocktails are at 5:30p.m.  Music by Jimmy McArdle.  Adults $50.00, Children 12 and under $25.00.  For tickets (none will be sold at the door), call Kathleen Sullivan at 413-783-4445 or Patricia Ferrarini at 413-782-3509 by January 21st.

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16th Annual Micah Awards Dinner

Saturday, February 2, 2019, 5-9p.m.

at Cedar’s Banquet Hall, 375 Island Pond Road in Springfield,

Social Hour begins at 5p.m., Program begins at 6:00p.m.

Honoring Holy Name Parishioner

Sandra “Sandy” Hines


Each year, the MICAH (Ministry in Community Action Honorees) Awards Dinner provides the membership of PVP the opportunity to express its appreciation for the contributions of an individual from each organization who exemplifies the words of the prophet Micah:


“He has shown you what is good; And what does the Lord want of you but to do justice and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God?” (Micah 6:8)

We invite Sandy’s family, friends and Holy Name Parishioners to take part in this special evening, and hope that many will be able to attend.  If you want to reserve a table or purchase individual tickets, please call Ann at the rectory.  Tickets are $50 each or $400 for a table of ten.

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Liturgy of Healing and Evangelization – Jan 6, 2019

Liturgy of Healing and Evangelization is being presented by the Catholic Charismatic Renewal of the Diocese of Springfield on Sunday, January 6, 2019 at Holy Name Church at 2:00p.m.  Praise and Worship led by Synergy Praise (Joseph & Rosa Lamothe).  Celebrant will be Father Anthony Gramlich, leader of the Charismatic Prayer Group at the Shrine of Divine Mercy.  Pray-overs for healing following the Mass.  Everyone is welcome.  For more information, please contact Lorraine @ 413-547-0118, or email

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New Year’s Day Masses

The Solemnity of Mary, Holy Mother of God is Tuesday, January 1, 2019 and is a holy day of obligation.  Masses are at 8:15a.m. and 5:30p.m.

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Christmas Pageant Casting Call

This year’s Children’s Christmas Pageant will be held on Sunday, December 23rd during the 10:30 Children’s Mass.

Role assignments and first rehearsal is Sunday, December 16, 12 – 1 pm at the school.

Dress Rehearsal is 9:15 am Sunday, December 23rd. We will meet in the Church for a run-through, then move to the Social Center, dress, and go to the Church for the performance.

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Be Part of the Christmas Choir


We would invite all those lovely voices we hear in our congregation to join us for an impromptu choir at Christmas Midnight (10PM) Mass.  We will have two practices on Monday 12-10 and 12-17 at 6:30 pm in church.  Looking for a large and enthusiastic group.  Tom Veto, 413 250-7812.  I would also like to work with a TRUMPETER who could join us.



Our Children’s Choir will join us on Christmas Day at the 11AM Mass.  Practices will be on December 14th and 21st at 6:30pm.  We invite as many young ones to join us for practices and on Christmas Morn.  Tom Veto,  413 250-7812

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Christmas Mass Schedule

Christmas Eve, Monday, December 24th 4:00 p.m.

                                                                             T.B.D.                Spanish Mass

                                                                             10:00 p.m.       Midnight Mass

Christmas Day, Tuesday, December 25th          9:00 a.m.  and  11:00 a.m.

Note:  No children’s Christmas Eve Mass this year, but the Christmas pageant will take place on the prior Sunday, December 23rd, at the 10:30a.m. Children’s Mass.

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