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Truly, truly, I say to you, if you ask anything of the Father, he will give it to you in my name. (John 16:23)

A True Catholic Church, Faithful to the Teachings and Structures of the Pristine Undivided Church

We meet and worship every Sunday at 10am and Noon and Daily at Noon at 1040 Pearl St., Schenectady, NY.
You can also reach us on the CDTA 353 line.

Holy Name – a small church on a small street with a big and welcoming heart. Holy Name is open to you, your family, and all who are dear to you. We invite you to visit, to seek, and to join us in being light to each other, our neighborhood, our city and the world. Life’s journey is best when experienced together, and you are key to our journey toward God.

We Celebrated Our 100th Year in Schenectady in 2021

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When/Where we meet

Holy Mass is offered every Sunday at 10am and Noon and Monday through Friday at Noon. We have a regular schedule of other liturgies, devotional services, and activities. We are located in Schenectady, New York at 1040 Pearl Street, between Crane Street and Chrisler Avenue. We are on CDTA Route 353 at the Pearl St. stop.

Teaching, proclaiming, witnessing

We are called to witness Jesus everywhere for He has saved us. In our homes; In schools; In church; In marketplaces; Regardless of race; In the streets, lanes, and highways; All over the city; In prison; In court; and Everywhere. Join us!

Our leadership

The parish is served by Fr. Jim Konicki. The Parish Chair is Mr. Paul Zawistowski. Our music director is Mrs. Elizabeth Battaglia

Answering your questions

Answering your questions about our Church and what it’s all about.

Our history

How we started, where we’re going, all beginning right here in Mont Pleasant in Schenectady.

Charity & love

Doing good for Schenectady and beyond.

Bible Study for the 15th Week in Ordinary Time 2024

This week's memory verse: And he said to them, “Go into all the world and proclaim the gospel to the… Read More

"Go into all the world and preach the good news to all creation"
Reflection for the 15th Ordinary Sunday 2024

In all wisdom and insight, He has made known to us the mystery of His will in accord with His… Read More

Bible Study for the 14th Week in Ordinary Time 2024

This week's memory verse: “The one who hears you hears Me, and the one who rejects you rejects Me, and… Read More

People of various talents and gifts
Reflection for the 14th Ordinary Sunday 2024

They said, “Where did this man get all this? What kind of wisdom has been given him? What mighty deeds… Read More

Bible Study for the 13th Week in Ordinary Time 2024

This week's memory verse: If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask God, who gives generously to all without… Read More

Wisdom Tooth
Reflection for the 13th Ordinary Sunday 2024

People from the synagogue official's house arrived and said, "Your daughter has died; why trouble the teacher any longer?" Disregarding… Read More

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July/August 2024 Newsletter – A Building Paradigm

“Blessed are you when people insult you, persecute you and falsely say all kinds of evil against you because of… Read More

Bible Study for the 12th Week in Ordinary Time 2024

This week's memory verse: There will be a booth for shade by day from the heat, and for a refuge… Read More

More About Holy Name of Jesus
Our Fraternal Organization and Credit Union

Read more about our Fraternal Organization, the Polish National Union District of the Polish National Alliance. Our Parish is part of PNA Council 308. You can access member services and the Spojnia Credit Union through us.

Our Cemeteries

Holy Name of Jesus Parish maintains two cemeteries: Holy Name of Jesus Cemetery at 185 Donald Avenue in Schenectady, New York and Good Shepherd Cemetery at 192 Truax Road in Amsterdam, New York. All records for both cemeteries are kept at the parish. Should the need arise for a funeral or a funeral home service for a decedent, or burial at either cemetery, please contact the parish office.