Activities

#iGiveCatholic

This year, Giving Tuesday is on December 1, 2020. Donations to our church are accepted beginning on November 16, 2020. Ask your family and friends to go to the igivecatholic.org website and select HOLY NAME OF JESUS CHINESE CATHOLIC MISSION. Thank you! Click on the icon  

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Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception

December 8 is the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception, which is a holy day of obligation. The Mass will be celebrated at 12:00 pm in Chinese. The Immaculate Conception is the patronal feast day of the United States. All are invited to attend. The Immaculate Conception To become the mother of the Savior, Mary “was enriched by God with gifts appropriate to such a role.”132 The angel Gabriel at the moment of the annunciation salutes her as “full of grace”…

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Thanksgiving Day Mass

Thanksgiving Day is the day for us to give thanks to God for all the blessings we have received throughout the year. On November 26, 2020 at 11:30 am, our church community will have its annual Thanksgiving Mass. Following our community tradition, bread will be blessed and distributed to each family after Mass. This Mass will be celebrated in Chinese.  

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Archbishop’s Annual Appeal

      The Archbishops Annual Appeal (AAA) for 2021 has begun. Our goal this year is $5,300. There are 3 ways to give: (1) Send your donations directly to the Archdiocese, indicating Holy Name of Jesus Chinese Mission as your parish. (2) Donate via our church: if you are donating by cash, please use the Archbishops Annual Appeal envelopes, write your name, amount and date. If you are donating by check, please write payment to HNOJ, and AAA in…

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WELCOME BACK!

Memo (August 25, 2020): Updates to Archdiocesan Directives Archbishop Gregory J. Hartmayer has extended the dispensation of the obligation to attend Sunday Mass until September 28, 2020. At the same time, the Archbishop encourages those who are healthy and are not burdened with the fear of being exposed to the virus to begin returning to Mass and receive the Sacraments. Memo (July 24, 2020): Updates to Archdiocesan Directives Archbishop Gregory J. Hartmayer has extended the dispensation from the obligation to…

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Holy Week

Palm Sunday commemorates the triumphal entry of Jesus into Jerusalem: When they drew near Jerusalem and came to Bethphage on the Mount of Olives, Jesus sent two disciples, saying to them, “Go into the village opposite you, and immediately you will find an ass tethered, and a colt with her. Untie them and bring them here to me. And if anyone should say anything to you, reply, ‘The master has need of them.’ Then he will send them at once.”…

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Lenten Retreat

Persecution and Martyrdom in the History of Salvation In 2020, which was plagued by disasters, there were in addition many persecutions all over the world. In today’s society, we must rely on God to give us the strength to stand up and defend the values of the Church. Let us prepare our hearts to understand and meditate on the history and significance of the history of salvation, and how to apply it in our own spiritual life. Note: this retreat…

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Ash Wednesday

February 26, 2020 is Ash Wednesday, which marks the beginning of the Lenten Season. Mass in Chinese and the imposition of ashes will begin at 12 noon. The practice of imposing ashes on the foreheads of the faithful is normally done during Ash Wednesday, reminding us that it is a special time for repentance. According to the Gospels, Jesus Christ spent 40 days fasting in the desert, where he endured temptation by Satan; accordingly, the Lenten Season was first observed…

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Chinese New Year

January 25, 2020 is Chinese New Year. We will celebrate the Holy Mass for Chinese New Year on January 26, in lieu of the 3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time. After Mass, the Chinese New Year celebration continues with a community meal in the social hall.

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Feast Day of the Holy Name of Jesus

The Church reveals to us the wonders of the Incarnate Word by singing the glories of His Name. The name of Jesus means Savior. Persons who played prominent roles in the history of salvation received their names from God Himself. Adam means “man of the earth”; Eve means “mother of all the living”; Abraham means “father of many nations”; Peter means “the rock”. Even the Savior’s forerunner (John the Baptist) was given the name which God assigned to him. Therefore,…

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