ADVENT MISSION Sun., 12/4 - Thurs., 12/8 w/ Fr. Ken Geraci, Fathers of Mercy. Confessions Sun-Weds, 6-7p & program @ 7p. Immaculate Conception Masses 12/8, 8a & 6p. Mission closes after 6p Mass.

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.

 
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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 info@holynamenashville.com 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

ONLINE GIVING IS NOW AVAILABLE - 07/01/2016

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.

Increased Offertory Program - 11/22/2016

Thank you to everyone who participated in this program. As stewards of our Holy Name community, we are entrusted to help make it a vibrant place to worship for all and for future generations. Detailed, color reports will be in the mail to all soon!

 

News from the Diocese

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

 

Saint of the Day

Saint Nicholas

Saint Nicholas | Saint Nicholas' Cathedral in Newcastle
Image: Detail from stained glass window in St Nicholas’ cathedral in Newcastle | Lawrence OP.

Saint Nicholas

Saint of the Day for December 6

(March 15, 270 – December 6, 343)

 

Saint Nicholas’ Story

The absence of the “hard facts” of history is not necessarily an obstacle to the popularity of saints, as the devotion to Saint Nicholas shows. Both the Eastern and Western Churches honor him, and it is claimed that after the Blessed Virgin, he is the saint most pictured by Christian artists. And yet, historically, we can pinpoint only the fact that Nicholas was the fourth-century bishop of Myra, a city in Lycia, a province of Asia Minor.

As with many of the saints, however, we are able to capture the relationship which Nicholas had with God through the admiration which Christians have had for him—an admiration expressed in the colorful stories which have been told and retold through the centuries.

Perhaps the best-known story about Nicholas concerns his charity toward a poor man who was unable to provide dowries for his three daughters of marriageable age. Rather than see them forced into prostitution, Nicholas secretly tossed a bag of gold through the poor man’s window on three separate occasions, thus enabling the daughters to be married. Over the centuries, this particular legend evolved into the custom of gift-giving on the saint’s feast. In the English-speaking countries, Saint Nicholas became, by a twist of the tongue, Santa Claus—further expanding the example of generosity portrayed by this holy bishop.


Reflection

The critical eye of modern history makes us take a deeper look at the legends surrounding Saint Nicholas. But perhaps we can utilize the lesson taught by his legendary charity, look deeper at our approach to material goods in the Christmas season and seek ways to extend our sharing to those in real need.


Saint Nicholas is the Patron Saint of:

Baker
Brides
Children
Greece
Grooms
Pawnbrokers
Travelers

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Mass Times 

Weekends

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)

Weekdays

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

Confessions

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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