Rev. Philip T. Persico
Rev. Nana Ampah
Deacon Thomas Abbamont
8:00am; 10am; 12:00pm
Holy Days of Obligation
7:15 am, 9:00 am, 6:30pm
Monday-Friday 7:15am, 9:00am
SPONSOR LETTERS: Please know that if you are in need of a sponsor letter for either a Baptism or Confirmation, you must be a registered and a active parishioner for at least six months.
Download the attached certificate which is needed for Holy Name and if you will be a Sponsor at another Church
Holy Name of Jesus Church
2 Broadway, Valhalla, New York 10595
Tel: 914-949-2323 * Fax: 914-930-5154
Holy Name of Jesus Religious Education: 914-949-1422
RELIGIOUS EDUCATION NEWS
On Monday, September 25th at 6:30pm there will be a meeting to review the NEW policy on Registered and Non-Registered parishioners. All RE Parents /Guardians are encouraged to attend.
Saturday sessions on Sept 30th
Monday sessions on October 2nd
Tuesday sessions on October 3rd
Your child(ren)'s class assignment and details
will be going out in the mail by the end of August.
FOR ANY QUESTIONS- please call 949-1422, or email HNJRE@aol.com
YOUTH GROUP SIGNUP -On Sunday, September 24th from 6 to 7pm in the Church, All High School age students wishing to join must attend this meeting with a parent to sign registration forms. The annual dues of $60 will be collected at this time
BIBLE STUDY- On Mondays, we have Bible Study at 10am and at 7pm in the Fr Dave Library. The series will be based on the Gospel of Mark. Please call the rectory.
If you are interested in becoming a LECTOR , EUCHARISTIC MINISTER, USHER or ALTAR SERVER (in 4th grade and higher) please call the Rectory, 949-2323 and leave your name and phone number for Fr. Phil. Classes will begin in the fall
It’s that time again! The Holy Name of Jesus CHILDREN’S CHOIR will begin practices on Fridays from 4:30 to 5:15 p.m. in the church. Family masses are held at the 10 am mass on the second Sunday of the month.All children who are entering grades 3 through 8 and love to sing are eligible to join. Children’s Choir forms can be located on the tables in the back of the church. All forms should be returned to Children’s Choir mailbox in the rectory foyer. For questions, call Suzanne Gerbosi at 9462221or email at email@example.com.
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.
If you are interested in becoming a LECTOR, EUCHARISTIC MINISTER, USHER or ALTAR SERVER (in 4th grade and higher) please call the Rectory for Fr. Phil. Classes will begin in the fall.
ROSARY ALTAR SOCIETY- THE Rosary Altar Society is a dedicated group of women helping to bring creased devotion to our Blessed Virgin Mary and contribute to the many projects, activities and functions at Holy Name of Jesus. Please join us at our first Rosary Altar meeting for the season to be held:
Date: Wednesday, September 27th
Time: 7:00 Rosary in the Church and 7:30 Meeting in the Cafeteria
If you are not already a member and are interested in
joining, you are most welcome to come to the meeting. .Please note that we have only six brief meetings a year.-September, October, November, March, April & May. There is no commitment required-you are welcome to do as much or as little as you wish and the dues are $15 per year.
HNJ ROSARY ALTAR SOCIETY COMMUNION LUNCHEON-Please join us at our annual Luncheon celebrating 82 years of dedication to our parish and community! Please note that spouses / friends / guests are most welcome to attend
Date: Sunday, October 1st
Time:11:30 a.m. (after the 10:00 Rosary Altar Mass)
Place: Sergio’s Restaurant, Valhalla
Cost: $18 per Person (Checks payable to Holy Name of Jesus Rosary Altar Society) The menu includes salad, a choice of four entrees. a soft drink, dessert, and coffee/tea. Door Prizes will be raffled (at no cost tothe attendees.) If you would like to attend, please contact Lorraine Dearstyne at 769-5938 and Bridget Flood at 946-4182. All reservations and payments are due by our meeting on September 27th.Thank you!
BLESSING OF ANIMALS– There will be a blessing for animals on Saturday, October 14th at 12 Noon, bring your pet, caged or leashed, to the statue of St Francis
ANNIVERSARY MASS-Couples who celebrate their 25th, 40th, 50th or 60th Wedding Anniversary in 2017 are invited to renew their vows at a special 10am Mass on Sunday, October 22nd. Please call the Rectory by Tuesday, Oct 17th to register.
Save the date-THE HNJ MID-WINTER BALL will be held at the White Plains Women’s Club on Saturday, January 27th, 2018. This year’s honoree is Fr Nana.
If you have any questions, call Lucille Savoca at 765-0694 or for journal ads, Barbara Viola at 761-3051. or Fran at the rectory-949-2323.
YEAR ROUND COLLECTIONS- are collecting the following items year round- travel sized toiletries, men's sneakers, backpacks (no cartoon characters), new men's socks, and new men's underwear. Please leave all items in the Social Concerns bins. Please, no other clothing items should be dropped off at this time. Thanks for helping others in need!
PRAYER SHAWL REQUESTS- Do you know someone who is ill or bereaved, or is feeling the effects of aging and could use a shawl or lap blanket for comfort and warmth? We will be happy to donate one to them. You can also select one for yourself. Please call or email Christine at 761-7243, firstname.lastname@example.org or Maureen at 946-9334, MMCL16@optonline.net to request a shawl or lap blanket. They will be happy to arrange a time to give you