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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.

Our Theme For 2022 - Being Eucharistic People

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. We have a regular schedule of liturgies, devotional services, and other 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. Lawrence Panfil. 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 13th Week in Ordinary Time 2022

This week's memory verse: Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path.Psalm 119:105 6/26… Read More

Reflection for the 13th Sunday in Ordinary Time / Word of God Sunday 2022

In the beginning was the Word. Elisha left the oxen, ran after Elijah, and said, “Please, let me kiss my… Read More

Bible Study for the Octave of Corpus Christi 2022

This week's memory verse: And walk in love, as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us, a fragrant… Read More

Reflection for Sunday in the Octave of Corpus Christi 2022

Eat, Drink, Be Mine. For as often as you eat this bread and drink the cup, you proclaim the death… Read More

Bible Study for the 11th Week in Ordinary Time 2022

This week's memory verse: The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ and the love of God and the fellowship of… Read More

Reflection for Trinity Sunday 2022

I say again, Rejoice! “[The Spirit] will glorify me, because He will take from what is Mine and declare it… Read More

June 2022 Newsletter – No Matter What

May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that by the power of… Read More

Bible Study for Pentecost Week 2022

This week's memory verse: “But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you, and you will… Read More

More About Holy Name
Our Fraternal Organization

Read more about our Fraternal Organization, the Polish National Union (PNU). Our Parish is home to Branches 140 and 168 and is part of District 10. 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.