Holy Name of Jesus - Saint Gregory the Great Parish

Welcome

Welcome!

 

The Parish of the Holy Name of Jesus-St Gregory the Great is a vibrant urban ministry in the Roman Catholic Church within the Franciscan tradition. In our rich diversity of cultures and languages, we seek to be open to God's spirit so that we might grow in the faith that makes us one and give witness to the presence of Christ in our daily lives. As instruments of God's peace, we reach out to an welcome all people with a special concern for the poor, the alienated and the immigrant. We do this through worship, education and outreach in fulfilling our dream that all might be served in the spirit of St. Francis.

Holy Name of Jesus - Saint Gregory the Great Parish

Upcoming Special Events

MESSAGE FROM FR. LARRY- FRANCISCAN ECOLOGY INITIATIVE

  • Brothers and Sisters,

    As I announced to you last weekend, our Provincial, Fr. Kevin Mullen, OFM, asked the friars to share an update and summary of the Franciscan Ecology initiative.  As I reminded you, this is our Pastoral Strategic Plan the friars have undertaken to consider which of our current 30 ministry sites we will be able to staff in the coming years.  That summary is available here, in English and in Spanish.  

    We appreciate your concern and your prayers.

    Peace to you all,

    Fr. Larry

  • Fraternal Ecology- Holy Name Province 2017 - 2020:

NOVEMBER HOLIDAY SCHEDULES

  • Wednesday 11/27/2019:
    • Parish Office closes at 2:00 PM
  • Thanksgiving, Thursday 11/28/2019:
    • Parish Office closed
    • Thrift Store and FCC closed
    • Mass at 10:00 AM (bi-lingual)
  • Friday 11/29/2019:
    • Parish Office closed
    • FCC closed
    • Thrift Store open from 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM
    • Mass at 9:00 AM & 12:00 PM

ALTAR OF REMEMBRANCE

  • During the month of November we traditionally focus our attention on our deceased family members and friends.
  • Here at Holy Name-St. Gregory we will have an Altar of Remembrance dedicated to all the departed.
  • In preparation for this altar please bring to the church office any copies of photographs of your loved ones who have died.
    • These photos (copies—no originals, please) may be in inexpensive frames, or they can be displayed on the poster boards.
  • In addition, we will have a Book of Remembrance in which you may write the names of the deceased whom you wish to remember.
  • The Book and all the photos will be available during the entire month of November. All are welcome to bring photos and/or enter names into the book.
  • The Altar of Remembrance dedicated to all the departed will be placed at the St. Anne’s altar.

FREE FLU SHOT

PREPARE FOR ADVENT BY DIVING INTO ISAIAH!

  • Join Fr. Barry Langley for an 8-week scripture class on the Prophet Isaiah
  • Thursday evenings from 7pm-8:30pm St. Mary of the Angles Chapel
  • Registration is required. Cost of book is $15.00
  • First class begins on Thursday, October 10th 

RELIGIOUS EDUCATION REGISTRATION FOR 2019-2020 IS NOW OPEN:

  • Religious Ed classes begin September 8th and Confirmation classes begin on September 24th 
  • The Religious Education Program is open to children from kindergarten through 9th grade who are in public, private or independent schools.
  • Click here for Registration Forms (click here for Español). Registration forms are also available in the Parish Office
  • Please feel free to contact the Parish Office with any questions
  • NOTE: Please have child’s Birth, Baptismal and First Communion Certificates.
  • All are welcome!

JOY J HOMELESS EVENT 11-9-2019

Thank you for all your help in making our November 9th Joy J Homeless Outreach a success!!

  • Thanks to our sandwich makers and setup volunteers. There were 119 folks who packed and 79 who delivered Comfort bags.
  • A Special thanks to Fr. Larry and his 35-40 LeMoyne College alumni who provided donations as well as packing and delivering Comfort bags to our homeless brothers and sisters.
  • Click here to see photos from the event

Stewardship Pledge Appeal 2019/2020

During the masses on September 21st & 22nd, Fr Larry shared with the parish our 2019/2020 Stewardship Pledge Appeal campaign.  Click on this link to read about our Parish, Programs, Outreach and Annual Report. 

RCIA- Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults

ARE YOU INTERESTED IN BECOMING A ROMAN CATHOLIC?   

How does an adult become a Roman Catholic - become baptized, confirmed, and receive First Eucharist/Holy Communion?

The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (the RCIA) is the Roman Catholic Church’s process by which adults are brought into the worshiping community, the Church, and mature in their love for Jesus Christ.  The RCIA process unfolds over several months and includes study of the Bible, the Mass, the Sacraments, the seasons and feasts of the Church year, prayer, the teachings of the Church, reflection and discussion.

For additional information, please click here !

Online Giving

With WeShare, you can set up a recurring weekly or monthly giving transaction using your checking, savings, or credit card account. You can decide how much to give to any collection and make changes any time, day or night. Plus, you have direct access to your giving history.  Click the link to get started or to update your existing account.


 

Office Hours

PARISH OFFICE HOURS

Monday - Friday
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Sunday
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Parish Office is closed on Saturdays and Federal Holidays

Publications


  • Sun, Nov 17th

  • Sun, Nov 10th
Older Publications

Mass Times

CELEBRATING THE EUCHARIST

Weekend Masses
Saturday:
9:00 AM
5:30 PM Vigil

Sunday:
9:00 AM
10:30 AM (Spanish)
12:00 Noon
1:30 PM (French)
5:30 PM

Weekday Masses:
Monday-Friday 7:00 AM, 12:00 Noon
Monday-Friday 9:00 AM (Spanish)
Friday 6:30 PM (French)


Reconciliation

Tuesday & Thursday 11:30 AM - 12:00 Noon
Saturday 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM (English/Spanish)

Confesiones EN Español 4:00 PM A 5:00 PM

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Get the Parish App for your Phone!

Add the Parish App to your Apple or Android phone and keep up with all Parish events and activity. You can opt in to receive messages from the parish with timely updates, reminders of special events and church activities.  Click on the appropriate link for your type of phone and download the app.  Once downloaded, you will be prompted to select your parish and you will be linked to our information and website.

Google Play Store Link:

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.weconnect.appv3

 Apple App Store Link:

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/weconnect-parish-app/id1333569102?mt=8 


 

Follow us on Facebook!

Check out our new and updated Facebook page. You are invited to follow us on Facebook and give us a "Like".  Keep current on happenings and events in the parish and feel free to share your own pictures and stories of parish life.

Please click on the link: Holy Name of Jesus-St Gregory the Great Facebook Page