Ministries

Jesus not only calls people to him but also forms them and sends them out in his service (cf. Mt 10:5ff.; Mk 6:7ff.; Lk 9:1ff.). Becoming a disciple of Jesus Christ leads naturally to the practice of stewardship.

We encourage you to use your time, talent and treasure to serve in our community. Are you passionate about renovation? Join the buildings committee. Can you play the piano? Join the Music Ministry. Are you passionate about spreading the good news? Evangelization needs you. In our busy society, time is a precious commodity, but if you have any leftovers and want to share your God-given gifts, we welcome you.

 

Liturgical Ministries

Adult Altar Servers and Acolytes assist the priest at funeral Masses held at Holy Name of Jesus Church.  Training is provided.  Coordinator:  Philip Lehpamer 718-499-8681 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Youth Altar Servers assist the priest in celebrating the Eucharist.  Coordinators:  Maria and Vincent Camastro 718-832-0817 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Extraordinary Ministers of the Holy Communion (EMHC) assist in the distribution of Communion at Masses and to the homebound.  Training is required.  Coordinator:  Nick Sisto 917-859-5156 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Lectors proclaim the Word of God through scripture readings at Masses.  Training is required.  Coordinator:  Nick Sisto 917-859-5156 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Ushers assist at Masses and Holy Days by taking up the collections.   Coordinator:  Nick Sisto 917-859-5156 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Adult Faith Formation Committee helps plan Adult Faith Formation activities and major liturgies. Coordinators:  Alayne Cox 718-768-9013 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and Maryellen Keogh This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Children’s Liturgy Committee prepares children and family Masses for Sundays and major feast days. Coordinator:  Kathryn Sisto 718-768-7629 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Music Ministries

Adult Choirs both English and Spanish sing at various Masses and special events.  A simple audition is required.  Coordinator:  Ivonne Rojas 347-679-2317 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Children’s Choir for grades 3-8, St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Academy.  Coordinator:  Ivonne Rojas 347-679-2317 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Educational Ministries

Religious Education Program provides instruction to public and non-Catholic private elementary school students: Volunteer catechists are needed.  Coordinator:  Kathryn Sisto 718-768-7629 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults (RCIA) educates and prepares adults for the reception of the Sacraments.  Coordinator:  Maryellen Keogh This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Bible Study meets weekly to read and discuss scripture.  Coordinators:  Cindy Brolsma This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and Alayne Cox 718-768-9013 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Academy provides the best possible academic and religious education for its students.     Interim Principal:  Jennifer Gallina 718-768-7629 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Service Ministries

Buildings Committee provides the parish with both short and long range property planning assistance.  Coordinator:  Nick Sisto 917-859-5156 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Cancer Guild prepares pads for terminally ill residents of Rosary Hill Home, Hawthorne, NY.  Coordinator:  Please contact the parish office 718-768-3071.

Church Environment Committee helps to coordinate the cleaning and decorating of the church.  Coordinator:  Cheryl Perrotta-Jablow 347-853-2994 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Food Pantry distributes food from the rectory basement every other Saturday 2-3 pm to people in need.  Coordinator:  Philip Lehpamer 718-499-8681 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Greeters welcome parishioners and visitors to Holy Name before weekend Masses at the doors of the church.  Coordinator:  Alayne Cox 718-768-9013 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Holy Name Society is dedicated to the Church, Parish, and Holy Name of Jesus.  Coordinator:  Gerry Devine 718-633-1460 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Hospitality assists at gatherings after all the Masses on designated weekends.  Coordinator:  Alayne Cox 718-768-9013 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Knights of Columbus Council 4783 is an order of Catholic men committed to charity, unity, fraternity, service, patriotism, respect for life, and defense of the priesthood.  Coordinators: Joe Cox 718-768-9013, Alex Walborn  347-972-3736, Bill Heegan 646-239-0259, and “Mo” Moloney 347-210-3305.

Parish Advocate assists the Pastor and the parish in providing for the special needs of those parishioners who might need assistance in receiving the sacraments and the resources our parish provides.  Advocate:  Tom Byrnes 347-534-8778 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

St. Matthew’s Guild meets weekly to tabulate the monies gifted in the collections.  Coordinator:  Louise O’Connor 718-768-3071.

Society of St. Vincent de Paul works with Holy Name’s community food pantry to help individuals or families in need.  Coordinator:  Philip Lehpamer 718-499-8681 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Youth Sports

Holy Name Fathers’ Guild runs a wide variety of youth sports programs.  Parents are encouraged to participate as coaches and board members.  Coordinator:  Tom Larkin 718-851-1722 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   website: www.Holynamesports.com

 

Scouting

Boy Scout Troop 237 has been serving the youth of Windsor Terrace, ages 11-18, since 1920. Coordinator:  Anthony Pinnavaia, Jr. 347-439-3069 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Cub Scout Pack 237 has been serving Windsor Terrace, 1st-5th grades, since 1967.  Coordinator:  Anthony Caccamo 917-930-7337 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Girl Scouts are open to all girls K-12 and are separated into 6 age levels.   Coordinator:  Maryellen Keogh This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Spiritual Ministries

Arise Together in Christ Faith Sharing Groups are Diocesan sponsored and meet in the Holy Name Rectory orprivate homes for 6 weeks during Lent and the autumn.  Coordinator:  Alayne Cox 718-768-9013 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Holy Name/St. Saviour Prayer Group meets every Thursday 1:30-3 pm in the basement of St. Saviour’s Church for prayer and worship.  All are welcome.  Coordinator:  Alayne Cox 718-768-9013 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Rosary Society meets to pray the rosary and hosts a Baby Shower for unwed mothers. Coordinator:  Please contact the parish office 718-768-3071.

Vocations Committee works to increase vocations to the priesthood and consecrated religious life through discernment events, retreats, and distribution of relevant information.  Coordinator:  Vincent Camastro 718-832-0817 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Social Ministries

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and Al-Anon meetings occur at Holy Name.  Check the weekly bulletin for meetings or contact the parish office 718-768-3071.

Book Club meets once a month to discuss and review a book.  Coordinator:  Cindy Brolsma This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Fundraising Committee organizes social functions throughout the year with the goal of bringing together the parish community and friends to have fun and raise funds to help support the financial needs of Holy Name parish.  Coordinator:  Mike Coyne 718-226-9770 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Senior Friendship Center meets weekly for friendship and fellowship.  Coordinator: Kathy Cottingham Sr.  718-853-5053.

 

Youth Ministry / The C.R.E.W.

The C.R.E.W. (Catholic Rebels Evangelizing the World) is our parish youth ministry organization.  Open to children from junior high through high school, it combines catechesis, service, and social events to help our youth connect more readily with their faith.  Coordinators:  Brendan Gorman 646-732-4807 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and Maryellen Keogh This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.    

 

Hispanic Ministries

El Coro (Choir)  Coordinator:  Ivonne Rojas 347-679-2317 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Movimiento de Cursillo (Cursillo Movement) Coordinator:  Francisco Sanchez 917-497-2107

El Grupo de Oracion(Prayer Group)  Coordinator:  Rosalba Lopez 917-325-8479 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Comite Hispano (Hispanic Committee)  Coordinator:  Zulma Arguello 917-825-7070

Grupo Guadalupano (Guadalupano Group)  Coordinator:  Rogelio Bravo (temporary) 347-866-5283 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

 

 

 

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