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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 11th Week in Ordinary Time 2024

This week's memory verse: And such were some of you. But you were washed, you were sanctified, you were justified… Read More

Flowering mustard bush and seeds
Reflection for the 11th Ordinary Sunday 2024

“This is how it is with the kingdom of God” Today we re-enter Ordinary Time and the wearing of the… Read More

Bible Study for the 10th Week in Ordinary Time 2024

This week's memory verse: But he said, “Blessed rather are those who hear the word of God and keep it!”… Read More

Giving God's word in the Bible to another
Reflection for the Solemnity of the Word of God 2024

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in… Read More

Volunteers Needed for New Food Bank in Mont Pleasant

Volunteers are needed to Assist in the Launch and Operations of a New Community Food Pantry in Mont Pleasant, Schenectady… Read More

Bible Study for the Remainder of the Octave of Corpus Christi and the Days that Follow 2024

This week's memory verse: Jesus said to them, “I am the bread of life; whoever comes to me shall not… Read More

Corpus Christi. His Body and Blood
Reflection for Sunday in the Octave of Corpus Christi 2024

"Take it; this is My body." "This is my blood of the covenant, which will be shed for many.” Moses… Read More

June 2024 Newsletter – Take A Chance

But there are some things that you cannot be sure of. You must take a chance.  Ecclesiastes 11:4 goes on… 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.