ONLINE GIVING IS NOW AVAILABLE VIA OUR WEBSITE! Parish Registration forms have been added under the Parish Life tab.

Peace and God's gift of mercy be with you!


Parish Mission Statement

We, at the Church of the Most Holy Name of Jesus, strive to be a vibrant, welcoming community of faith. We are unified by our participation in the liturgy, the sacraments, and service. We are a diverse family fully alive in Christ. We serve our God, our Church, and our community through effective stewardship of God’s gifts of time, talent, and treasure.

Thank you for visiting Holy Name's online home.   
Let this be another way to enter our front door as God's family and friends!
Guests and visitors are always welcome at our masses and events. For more information or to join our mailing list, please e-mail the parish office at or call us at (615) 254-8847.
We are located in between Nissan Stadium, (formerly LP Field), home of the Tennessee Titans, and the 5 Points area of East Nashville at 521 Woodland Street.


Kroger Community Rewards Information

We recently announced to our parishioners that Holy Name is participating in the Kroger Community Rewards Program. This year Kroger has set aside $2.5 million dollars to help support various community groups, churches, and other non-profit organizations. In order for us to benefit, we need a little help from you! You will need your Kroger Plus card or telephone number in order to participate. If you are not a Kroger Rewards member, the instructions will guide you through that process as well. (There is no fee involved.) Please click on the button below and you will be redirected to enrollment instructions. It only takes a few minutes and every time you shop, you will help our parish community! KCR document


Headlines from Holy Name

Special Holy Name articles - TN Register - 09/23/2016

Visit the September 23rd edition of the Tennessee Register for an article on our Pilgrimage to St. Mary's and one about, parishioner, Maureen Boyd and her sister Irene, who had a special correspondence with Mother, now Saint, Teresa of Calcutta!!


You can access our new Online Giving page by either clicking on the button located on our menu bar (at the top of each page) OR click on photo slide 3. Contact Renee in the Parish Office on Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays, if you have any questions.

Menu Changes - 06/29/2016

Our parish history and sister parish pages can now be accessed by clicking on the "About" tab. Once the Online Giving takes effect, you will be able to click on the "Online Giving" tab to be redirected to our access page.


News from the Diocese

Current issue of the Tennessee Register, newspaper of the Diocese of Nashville


Saint of the Day

Saint Antônio de Sant’Anna Galvão

Saint Antônio de Sant’Anna Galvão sculpture
ImageFrei Galvão in the Cathedral of St. Anthony in Guaratinguetá.

Saint Antônio de Sant’Anna Galvão

Saint of the Day for October 25

(1739 – December 23, 1822)


Saint Antônio de Sant’Anna Galvão’s Story

God’s plan in a person’s life often takes unexpected turns which become life-giving through cooperation with God’s grace.

Born in Guarantingueta near São Paulo, Antônio attended the Jesuit seminary in Belem, but later decided to become a Franciscan friar. Invested in 1760, he made final profession the following year and was ordained in 1762.

In São Paulo, he served as preacher, confessor, and porter. Within a few years, he was appointed confessor to the Recollects of Saint Teresa, a group of nuns in that city. He and Sister Helena Maria of the Holy Spirit founded a new community of sisters under the patronage of Our Lady of the Conception of Divine Providence. Sister Helena Maria’s premature death the next year left Father Antônio responsible for the new congregation, especially for building a convent and church adequate for their growing numbers.

He served as novice master for the friars in Macacu and as guardian of St. Francis Friary in São Paulo. He founded St. Clare Friary in Sorocaba. With the permission of his provincial and the bishop, he spent his last days at the Recolhimento de Nossa Senhora da Luz, the convent of the sisters’ congregation he had helped establish.

He was beatified in Rome on October 25, 1998, and canonized in 2007.


Holy women and men cannot help calling our attention to God, to God’s creation and to all the people whom God loves. The lives of holy people are so oriented toward God that this has become their definition of “normal.” Do people see my life or yours as a living sign of God’s steadfast love? What might have to change for that to happen?

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Mass Times 


Saturday Vigil: 5:00 PM
Sunday: 9:00 AM
Sudanese Mass (Sundays): 12:00 PM
French Mass - 5:00pm; 3rd Sunday of each month (exceptions Easter & Christmas)


Communion Service: Mondays 8:00 AM
Daily Mass (Tuesday - Friday): 8:00 AM


45 minutes before mass or by appointment. Contact the parish office at (615) 254-8847.

Holy Day Masses

Posted as scheduled.


Daily Mass Readings



Upcoming Events



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