Rev. Philip T. Persico
Rev. Frank Bassett
Rev. Nana Ampah
8:00am; 10am; 12:00pm
Holy Days of Obligation
7:15 am, 9:00 am, 6:30pm
Monday-Friday 7:15am, 9:00am
Holy Name of Jesus Church
2 Broadway, Valhalla, New York 10595
Tel: 914-949-2323 * Fax: 914-686-6325
Holy Name of Jesus Religious Education: 914-949-1422
New Parishioners are cordially invited to join our Parish Community.
As always if you have any questions please call the rectory at 949-2323
On Mondays through December 5th there will be a Bible Study at 10am and at 7pm in the Fr Dave Library. No worries if you miss a week and it is free to all. The series will be based on Catholicism: The Journey of a Lifetime written by the Most Reverend Robert E. Barron. Please call the rectory to signup.
BLESSING OF ANIMALS– There will be a blessing for animals on Saturday, October 1st at 12 Noon, bring your pet, caged or leashed, to the statue of St FrancisOn Thursday, October 6th is the first practice for new Altar Servers at 4pm in the church and a parent must accompany the child to meet Fr. Phil and register.
On Saturday, October 8th there will be Halloween crafts in the Cafeteria from 12:30-2:30pm Please call or email Maureen to say you are coming so that she will have enough supplies. Maureen’s information is in the bulletin
On Sunday, October 9th join the Rosarians at 10am Mass and immediately followed by a Communion luncheon at Sergio’s. If you would like to attend the luncheon please see the bulletin for details and the deadline is Monday, October 3rd
On Friday, October 14th the Children’s Choir practices will begin. All children who are in grades 3 through 8 are eligible to join and the Forms are located on the tables in the church foyer.
On Sunday, October 23rd, Couples who celebrate their 25th, 40th, or 50th Wedding Anniversary in 2016 are invited to renew their vows at the 10am Mass. Please call the rectory to sign up
The HOLY NAME ADULT CHOIR is looking to add new members this season. Singers of all levels are welcomed whether you are a novice or a pro the choir would love to have you! Rehearsals take place on Thursday evenings from 7:30-
9:00 PM in the church. The Adult Choir performs at 3 masses a month. Please see Erin or Frank after a 5, 8 or 12:00 mass for further details. Please come check out a rehearsal and remember what St. Cecilia said: "those who sing pray twice!"
Tuesday, November 2nd is All Soul’s Day and Spiritual All Souls Remembrance Cards will be available next weekend in the Church foyers.
RITE of CHRISTIAN INITIATION for ADULTS: R.C.I.A. “COME, AND YOU WILL SEE” (John 1:39) Are you someone who was baptized Catholic but who never received the Sacraments of Communion or Confirmation? Are you an unbaptized person who wishes to become Catholic? Are you a Catholic who has received your Sacraments but would like a deeper understanding of your faith? If you or someone you know can answer yes to any of these questions, then RCIA is for you. RCIA is the Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults. To register call the rectory at 949-2323 and watch the bulletin for further details.
Save the date-THE HNJ MID-WINTER BALL will be held at the White Plains Women’s Club on Saturday, January
28th, 2016 If you have any questions, call Lucille Savoca at
765-0694 or journal ads, Barbara Viola at 761-3051. This years honoree is
Mrs. Pam Mattot, the Good Counsel Elementary School Principal
SPONSOR LETTERS: Please know that if you are in need of a sponsor letter you must be a registered and a active parishioner for at least six months. An active parishioner is one who attends Mass regularly and receives the sacraments. The importance of this is that by being a sponsor you will be taking on active part in raising the child in the Catholic faith.