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Monthly Sunday Rosary at HNJ – November 27, 2022

Members of the Holy Name Council of the Knights of Columbus and the Holy Name Society will lead the recitation of the Rosary in the Church immediately after the 12 Noon Mass (approx. 1 p.m.) Sunday, November 27, 2022. If you can, please join them for this great way to start your week and the Read More ...

2022 Holidays Jackpot Raffle

**  $7,500 in cash prizes, ranging from $100 to $1,000  ** **  38 chances to win for each entry you submit  ** Entry Forms are available in the left panel of this web page, in the Bulletin, in the rear of the Church, and in the Rectory Office. Daily drawings start Thanksgiving Day, November 24 Read More ...

The “Presence” Series: November 21, November 28, & December 5

On Monday evenings, November 28 and December 5, HNJ Parish will offer Episodes 2 and 3 of the Augustinian Institute’s three-part series “Presence – The Mystery of the Eucharist”. We will begin each evening with 20 minutes of Eucharistic Adoration in the Church, from 6:30 to 6:50 p.m., and then move to the Rectory Basement at 7 Read More ...

Thanksgiving Dinner

Holy Name of Jesus’ Shepherds Hall from 1 p.m to 3 p.m. Thursday, November 24, 2022 If possible, please contact the Rectory by Tuesday, November 22 if you plan on joining us, so we can estimate how many guests to expect. We will gratefully accept donations of desserts (pie, cake, cookies, etc.) after 10 a.m. Read More ...

Holy Name’s FORMED Pick of the Week – November 20, 2022

As we head towards Thanksgiving, Fr. Joseph Fessio, the founder of Ignatius Press, gives a wonderful and inspiring talk on the “wonder of God’s goodness, and the constant appreciation and gratitude to God for everything. The video is called, “The Aim of Life is Appreciation by Fr. Joseph Fessio”. https://watch.formed.org/videos/the-aim-of-life-is-appreciation-by-fr-joseph-fessio – – – – – Read More ...

Holy Name Food Pantry

Serving the Community Since 1987 Our next food distributions will be from 1:15 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. on Saturdays, December 3, 17, & 31.   The food pantry currently needs cooking oil, flour, sugar, coffee, and mayonnaise. For Christmas, the pantry will need 1 lb. canned hams and 4 oz. packets of mashed potatoes. We Read More ...

Introducing FORMED – The Catholic Faith. On Demand.

September 2022 Dear Parishioners of Holy Name, The current Eucharistic Revival emphasizes the importance of attending Mass in person (especially on Sundays) because the Eucharist is, of course, the “source and summit of Christian life.” While never losing sight of that reality, the Church continues to encourage Catholics to use new tools to grow in Read More ...

Holy Name Father’s Guild – Fall 2022 Sports

The Basketball Clinic will be Saturdays for children ages 4 to 6. Players Registration: holynamesports.sportngin.com/register/form/105462447 Coaches Registration: holynamesports.sportngin.com/register/form/756916623 The Travel Basketball Program will practice on Saturdays and play games on Saturdays and Sundays in Brooklyn and Queens. It’s for boys and girls ages 7 to 17. Players Registration: holynamesports.sportngin.com/register/form/178786265 Coaches Registration: holynamesports.sportngin.com/register/form/080843675 The Soccer Clinic Read More ...

Registration Under Way for 2022-2023 HNJ Religious Education School Year

There is still time to register (or re-register) your child for our 2022-2023 Religious Education Program.  This year’s classes will be at 9 a.m. on Sundays, beginning September 18.  If your child is in grades 1-8 and attending a non-Catholic school, they should attend religious education classes to help them grow in their faith and Read More ...

St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Academy

Grades PreK-3 through 8 St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Academy is accepting registrations for Preschool through Grade 8 for the 2022 – 2023 School Year. Please go to the Academy’s web site for details for children entering Kindergarten through Grade 8. Go to the NYC Department of Education Portal at myschools.nyc to register children for Read More ...

Order of Christian Initiation for Adults (OCIA)

The OCIA program (formerly known as RCIA) prepares adults to receive the Sacraments of Initiation: Baptism, Confirmation and Eucharist. Religious instruction will be available this Fall for adults who wish to be baptized Catholic, as well as those who are already members of the Catholic Church,  but were never able to receive the fullness of Read More ...

Sacraments for the Homebound or Ill

Fr. Larry is available to administer the Sacraments of Penance, Eucharist, and the Anointing of the Sick either at home or in a hospital. All three of these Sacraments are grace and salvation-filled opportunities for spiritual (and sometimes physical) healing, nourishment, and peace. Please note that it is preferable to have a priest visit before Read More ...

BISHOP BRENNAN’S PASTORAL LETTER TO THE FAITHFUL REGARDING THE SUPREME COURT DECISION TO UNDO ROE V WADE

Bishop Brennan’s June 24, 2022 pastoral letter to the faithful regarding the Supreme Court decision to undo Roe v Wade is available on the Diocese of Brooklyn web site. Click here to view the letter. ...

National Eucharistic Revival

Our Bishop Robert Brennan has asked pastors to advise everyone that the three-year National Eucharistic Revival officially began on Corpus Christi Sunday, June 19, 2022. Bishop Brennan also asked that everyone be directed to watch his brief message to the faithful of Brooklyn and Queens about the Revival. Please view the Bishop’s message as soon as Read More ...

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HNJ Church is OPEN for Masses, Prayer and Other Sacraments

HNJ Church remains OPEN for our full Mass and prayer schedule, as well as Funerals, Baptisms and Weddings. Mass Schedule: Monday – Friday: 9 a.m.* Saturday: 9 a.m.; 5:30 p.m. (Vigil) Sunday: 7:30 a.m., 9 a.m.* (Spanish), 10:30 a.m.*, Noon. Masses noted with * are also live streamed on our Facebook page. Church Open for Private Prayer: Read More ...