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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 1st Week of Lent 2024

This week's memory verse: Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path. Psalm 119:105… Read More

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Reflection for the 1st Sunday in Lent 2024

The Spirit drove Jesus out into the desert, and he remained in the desert for forty days, tempted by Satan.… Read More

Reflection for Ash Wednesday 2024

Working together, then, we appeal to you not to receive the grace of God in vain. For he says: In… Read More

Bible Study for the End of Pre-Lent and Beginning of Lent 2024

This week's memory verse: “For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in… Read More

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Reflection for Quinquagesima Sunday 2024

No one sews a piece of unshrunk cloth on an old cloak; And no one puts new wine into old… Read More

Bible Study for the 2nd Week of Pre-Lent 2024

This week's memory verse: And those who know your name put their trust in you, for you, O Lord, have… Read More

Reflection for Sexagesima Sunday 2024

For the Son of God, Jesus Christ, who was preached among you by us was not “Yes and no,” but… Read More

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February 2024 Newsletter – Living in His Pattern

For to this you have been called, because Christ also suffered for you, leaving you an example, so that you… 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.