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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)

We meet and worship every Sunday at 10am 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.

Celebrating Our 100th Year in Schenectady in 2021

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Our Church is One, Holy, Catholic, Apostolic, and Democratic.

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When/Where we meet

Holy Mass is offered every Sunday at 9:30am and 11:30am. 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.

Reflection for the Feast of St. Peter’s Chair at Antioch and Martin Luther King Day 2021

Scripture: Acts 10:34-43; 1 Peter 5:1-4; John 21:15-18 Do you love me more than these? Today we celebrate the Feast… Read More

Bible Study for the 5th Week of Christmas 2020-2021

This week's memory verse: Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.Romans 12:21 1/17 - Isaiah 5:201/18… Read More

Reflection for the 2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time 2021

Any good? He first found his own brother Simon and told him, “We have found the Messiah” — which is… Read More

Bible Study for the 4th Week of Christmas 2020-2021

This week's memory verse: For freedom Christ has set us free; stand firm therefore, and do not submit again to… Read More

Reflection for the Solemnity of the Baptism of our Lord 2021

True freedom. The sea beheld and fled; the Jordan turned back. The mountains skipped like rams, the hills like lambs… Read More

Reflection for the Solemnity of the Epiphany 2021

Herod! Then Herod called the Magi secretly and ascertained from them the time of the star's appearance. Interesting that there… Read More

Bible Study for the 3rd Week of Christmas 2020-2021

This week's memory verse: But if anyone does not provide for his relatives, and especially for members of his household,… Read More

Reflection for the Solemnity of the Holy Family 2021

By what standard? Wives, be subordinate to your husbands, as is proper in the Lord. Husbands, love your wives, and… Read More