Liturgical Ministries

Lector and Altar Server Schedule:

Altar Servers

Open to children and adults in grade 4 and up.

Altar Server Schedule for July 2023:


Open to all active parishioners who have been confirmed to proclaim the Word at Masses.

Contact person: Virginia Thomas (413) 733-6898

Junior Lectors are students in grades 6-12 who proclaim the Word at the 10:30 am Mass.

Eucharistic Ministers (not currently being used)

Open to all active parishioners who have been confirmed.

Music Ministry

The Holy Name Music Ministry proclaims the message of Jesus Christ through praise and hymns.

Choir – sings at special events
Director of Music: Tom Veto (413) 250-7812

Spanish Choir – sings at Sunday 12:30 pm; Practice Wednesday from 7:00 – 8:30 pm

Sacristans (not currently being used)

Adults who assist with the preparation of the altar for Mass, find Eucharistic ministers, lectors, etc. when needed.

Training for new sacristan is done individually.

Contact person: Margaret Martin (413) 737-4471


Assist in passing the collection basket at all Masses.
Contact person: Deacon John Vennard (413) 733-5823


We welcome and greet all people who wish to share in Christ as they come to Holy Name Church.

It would be wonderful to have Greeters at each door at each Mass.

Contact person: Trudy Devlin (413) 567-0072

Church Decorations

The Church is decorated at Christmas and Easter by volunteers. Staff orders necessary flowers and plants and helps to plan the decor.