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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.

Holy Week and Easter Schedule
Holy Week and Easter Schedule 2023

The following is our Holy Week and Easter schedule: April 2: Palm Sunday; Traditional Liturgy of the Palms and Holy… Read More

Bible Study for the 1st Week of Passiontide 2023

This week's memory verse: For to set the mind on the flesh is death, but to set the mind on… Read More

Lazarus rising from the dead, miracle of Jesus. Man in white cloth in a dark tomb resurrected from the dead
Reflection for Passion Sunday 2023

How to Overcome. “Did I not tell you that if you believe you will see the glory of God?” Thank… Read More

Bible Study for the 4th Week of Lent 2023

This week's memory verse: Open my eyes, that I may behold wondrous things out of your law. Psalm 119:18 3/19… Read More

The Pool of Siloam in Jerusalem
Reflection for the 4th Sunday in Lent 2023

How to Overcome. Then Jesus said, "I came into this world for judgment, so that those who do not see… Read More

Bible Study for the 3rd Week of Lent 2023

This week's memory verse: Here is a call for the endurance of the saints, those who keep the commandments of… Read More

Abundance in God, grafted unto Jesus
Reflection for the Solemnity of the Institution 2023

How to Overcome. For everything created by God is good, and nothing is to be rejected when received with thanksgiving,… Read More

Bible Study for the 2nd Week of Lent 2023

This week's memory verse: He is the radiance of the glory of God and the exact imprint of his nature,… Read More

More About Holy Name of Jesus
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.