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
ALTAR SERVERS, EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS AND LECTORS – The Christmas and New Year signup book is in the sacristy please signup when you are available.
ROSARY ALTAR BAKE SALE AND BASKET RAFFLE-
After all the Masses this weekend, Saturday, December 3rd and Sunday, December 4th, the Rosary Altar Society will have their Bake sale, Basket Raffle and Christmas items for sale. Come to the gym and buy some of the delicious goodies baked by the ladies of the Rosary Altar Society
MUNCHKINS WITH SANTA –This Sunday, December 4th after the 10am Mass Santa will be here to meet the Children of HNJ. All are invited! Parents bring your camera and snap a picture! Munchkins, apple juice, coffee and tea will be served! Also, thank you to all who helped make our 3rd Annual Munchkins with Santa a great success– most especially, to Rosemary DeLuccia, the Religious Education Department, our Confirmation candidates ( our elves) and all the Rosarians who are always supportive .
Sunday night, December 4th at 6pm all are invited to the Annual Tree Lighting at the Valhalla Gazebo. The Girl Scouts will be collecting unwrapped toys to be donated to Blythedale Children’s Hospital.
Also, on Sunday December 4th from 6-8:30pm there will be a Youth Group meeting
Thursday, December 8th is the Feast of the IMMACULATE CONCEPTION and a Holyday of obligation. Mass will be celebrated on Wednesday, December 7th at 5pm and on Thursday, December 8th at 7:15am, 9am, and 6:30pm.
The Rectory Office will be closed
PANCAKE BREAKFAST will be served next Sunday, December 11th after the 8am and 10am Masses! Plan on joining the Bingo Boys!
ADVENT RECONCILIATION—Our Advent Reconciliation will be Monday, December 19th from 3-8pm at Holy Name, as well as other parishes in the NY Archdiocese. (Times may vary.) Come to know more fully Jesus’ Divine Mercy in this beautiful Sacrament of love and forgiveness.
Thank you to all those that donated blood last weekend for the Youth Group’s Blood Drive. There were 71 pints of blood donated ! Thanks for all your help.
PRAYER SHAWL MEETING- Our next meeting will be Saturday, December 17th, from 11:30-12:30 in the Father Dave library. Don't like to go to meetings? No problem, you can knit or crochet at home. Please call or email Christine Stephens at 761-7243,email@example.com or Maureen McLoughlin at 946-9334, MMCL16@optonline.net if interested.
Save the date-THE HNJ MID-WINTER BALL will be held at the White Plains Women’s Club on Saturday, January
28th, 2017 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 Matott, the Good Counsel Elementary School Principal and the cost is $85 per person
SOCIAL CONCERNS- Items Needed Year Round. We are collecting the following items year round-Travel Sized toiletries- i.e.- soap, shampoo, deodorant, shaving cream, toothpaste, Men's sneakers and backpacks. The items may be dropped off in the Social Concerns bins.
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.