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Stations of the Cross | Friday's During Lent @ 7PM

Each Friday at 7 PM – See presenters and version below for each Friday.

 February 23 – TMIY – Pope John Paul II
 March 1 – Holy Spirt Prayer – St Alphonsus Liguori
 March 8 – Faith Formation – Mary’s Way of the Cross
 March 15 – Music Ministry – A Light for My Path
 March 22 – Greg Thompson- St Alphonsus Liguori
 March 29 – (Good Friday) Evangelization Team- The Way of the Cross w/text from Scriptures

Catholic Cafe - LENT STUDY - I Thirst - Begins February 25th @ 9:15 AM

Join us! Let St. Teresa of Calcutta be your guide in I Thirst: 40 Days with Mother Teresa.

I Thirst provides an opportunity to spend a few minutes every day with Mother Teresa and the thirst of our Lord. It provides an opportunity to grow in intimacy, and to meet the thirst of God with our own thirst for him.

All are welcome, no sign-up required. So grab some coffee, and walk on in!

Lenten Lunches

The Bedford Ministerial association will be hosting Lenten lunches at Main Street United Methodist Church, where you will receive a meal, some music, and a different speaker every week sponsored by various churches. Holy Name of Mary will be presenting on March 6th. If you would like to donate a dessert to share please drop it off in the kitchen by Tuesday, March 5th or join us for lunch and bring it then.

Please see the Bulletin insert for a list of all presentations, they will begin promptly at 12 noon and finish by 12:55 to enable working people to get back to work on time.


Eternal Rest explores the mystery of death, the afterlife, and the powerful reality around the sacrament that ushers us into eternal life. Furthermore, the art of dying well is also the art of living well. By understanding who we are and what we are made for, we can order our lives and values according to God’s design for our true fulfillment.


Join us to watch this Formed.org series on Mondays at 10 AM or 6 PM

February 19, 26   March 4, 11

Sign up for Study Guide in Commons ~ $6.00 

❄️ Reminder of HNM Inclement weather policy ❄️

In the case of a serious snow or ice emergency during which is is dangerous to drive, the Church does not expect you to risk life and limb to get to Sunday Mass.

The law itself ceases to bind, and no announcement or dispensation is needed; you make the decision if you can safely attend Mass.

 If Bedford County Schools are closed, all daily activities, meetings and liturgies are cancelled.

 If schools are closing early on a Wednesday due to inclement weather, there will be no Confessions or Mass.

 If schools are delayed on a Friday morning due to inclement weather, there is no morning Mass.

 If government offices are closed, the church office will also be closed.

On the rare circumstance that a major weather event is predicted for a Sunday, we will notify the parish no later than 12:00 PM on Saturday via parish-wide Flocknotes, Facebook and website.

Click here to see our complete weather policy.

``Activated Disciples`` Women's Bible Study

The “Activated Disciples” Women’s Bible Study that meets twice month on Thursday evenings will use the Jeff Cavins “Activated Disciple” Workbook this Lenten season.

If you would like to join, please purchase a workbook from the parish office for $20.

We will meet to discuss our reflections on our journey through Lent from 6-7pm on Feb. 22nd, March 7th and 21st.

All women are invited to attend!

You do not have to have attended in the past to join this special Lenten study. Please RSVP to Melissa at [email protected]

Parish Library News! 📚

Come in and check out our reorganized parish library.

Now organized by category to assist you in finding just the right book.

Watch for our “Good Books” book reviews on Flocknote.

Women's Cursillo weekend: April 11-14 2024

Cursillo is an opportunity to renew your relationship with Christ. The power, beauty and joy of a Cursillo weekend are found as we encounter Christ in ourselves and in each other. May you be blessed with God’s wisdom as you consider this beautiful experience.

A Cursillo Weekend offers:
• A time to discuss your faith
• A chance to discover your unique gifts from God
• An examination of conscience that fosters new spiritual growth
• Discovering together that we are on a journey to become more Christ like
• A way to impact your community and to bring the presence of Christ to all you meet

If you are interested in attending this Catholic Women’s Weekend you will need a sponsor. A sponsor is someone who has already made a Cursillo weekend (a Cursillista). If you do not know a Cursillista, please contact the Holy Name of Mary Church Office who can put you in touch with one.  

Applications can be found by clicking below:

Application for Women’s Weekend

What is Cursillo?

Cursillo Brochure

For more information:

Blue Ridge Cursillo: http://www.olphsalem.org/cursillo

Holy Name Office: [email protected]  

Patti Dugger, (St Thomas More), Lay Director, Blue Ridge Cursillo ​​[email protected]

Monthly Family Potluck & Family Adoration Hour for ALL families!

From August 26th – April 27th , “All Night Adoration” will begin with a Family Potluck and Family Hour at 5:30pm in the Social Hall.  

Please bring a main dish enough to feed 7-10 people to share with everyone.  After our meal we will all go into Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, Praise and Worship and Family Hour of Adoration.  

Many times, if we have little children, we are afraid to bring them to Adoration because they might crawl around or be too loud…. but Jesus says, “Let the children come to me!”  

Let’s give our children time to praise and adore Jesus in Adoration during this special Family Hour


Join HNM Every Sunday at 11:00 AM for our Mass Livestream on Facebook. You don’t even have to have a Facebook Account, all you need is an internet connected computer, tablet, or smartphone!


Use this link to stay up to date with our Parish schedule. For urgent changes please consult our Facebook page for the latest up to the minute updates.


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Please Consider Signing Up For All Night Adoration


We are in need of people for this months Adoration from 9:00 PM – Midnight and for All Night Adoration. If you can spare some time, please sign up by clicking here.

Form for Prayer Vine


Did you know we have a very active group of prayer warriors praying for your prayer intentions? Do you have an active prayer life and would like to be part of this group?

Click here to Submit a Prayer Request

Other ways we can include your prayer intentions are by emailing Becky at [email protected] or calling the parish office. We can put your prayer need on the weekly Prayer of the Faithful for Sunday Mass or put it in the next bulletin (we need content for the bulletin 2 weeks prior).

Click Here To Submit A Prayer Request

Brotherhood of Catholic Men - Online Catechism Study

ALL are welcome to participate in an online Catechism Study
Join The Brotherhood of Catholic Men as each day we review one paragraph from our Catholic Catechism in greater depth. Once a week, we send out an email with the paragraph assigned for each day of the coming week. Along with the Catechism text, we include the related footnotes, and/or relevant materials to that section along with questions to stimulate personal reflection. The group is available for Catechism questions or comments but there is no requirement to share your reflections. You can start or stop at any time. Together we will grow in our knowledge and understanding of the whole of our professed beliefs. Sign up the link below so we might have your email to send material each week.
Sign Up Now!

The Catechism in a Year (with Fr. Mike Schmitz)

In response to countless requests, Ascension is launching The Catechism in a Year (with Fr. Mike Schmitz) on January 1, 2023!

With this podcast, Catholics will:

  • Read the entire Catechism of the Catholic Church in 365 days
  • Understand the essentials of the Catholic Faith and why they matter
  • See how Church teaching is rooted in Sacred Scripture
  • Absorb over 2,000 years of Sacred Tradition
  • Encounter God’s plan of sheer goodness
  • Transform their relationship with the Church that Christ founded.

If you have ever wanted to understand what it means to be Catholic and allow those truths to shape your life—this podcast is for you!

Download the Reading Plan: https://tinyurl.com/29o6p2o4
Follow along on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OnWsRYVMm5c&list=PLHprCs14Z-sCSlrl1ueVisUKm3lnvqC0S

Click Here to Follow Along on YouTube »


Give FORMED a Try

Holy Name of Mary is proud to offer the on-line formation program FORMED

Can you Serve? Liturgical Ministers needed.

Holy Name of Mary has a small number who help each Mass run smoothly by giving of their time to serve as Ushers, Altar Servers, Extraordinary Ministers of the Eucharist, Lectors, and Mass Coordinators.  Now that we have returned to our regular weekly Mass schedule additional help is needed.  All Liturgical Ministers are assigned on a rotation basis to avoid having any one person serve every weekend.  Currently, to completely meet the ministry needs of the Parish help is needed at all  weekday and Sunday Masses.

Please take some time to consider how you might be able to help in any of these roles.  As each one has received a gift, use it to serve one another as good stewards of God’s varied grace. 1Peter 4:10.  Many are called, will you answer?  If you could help or have questions please contact Debbie Cirre at [email protected] or by calling the Church Office.

Please Be Aware of Scam Attempts!

Please ignore any texts or emails that state they are from Fr. Nixon asking for a favor. Father Nixon does not text or email asking for favors, especially money or gift cards. Be aware that they are a scam! Be Safe!

Faith Formation All Parent/Children Kickoff on September 17th, 2023

Faith Formation Classes:

Faith Formation Classes will begin with an “All Parent/Children Kickoff” on September 17th, 9:15-10:30am in the Social Hall.  

Registration forms will be in the commons and online (click link below)

Faith Formation will be a combination of classroom time for individual grades, parent and child sessions (called Family Formation), parent led in-home faith formation sessions, family potlucks, Adoration Family Hour, Sacramental preparation, and Children’s Choir.

Schedule for each age: Sundays 9:15-10:30am 

Faith Formation: Every Sunday

3-5yrs: Catechesis of the Good Shepherd 

7th – 8th grade – Middle School Class / Youth Group

9th – 12th grade – High School LifeTeen / Youth Group

Family Formation: 1st Sunday of the month.

1st grade – 6th grade and parents: Both children and parents will meet in the Social Hall for Family Formation Sessions, then split up for the children’s individual class time and a Parent Session on the 1st Sunday of the month.  On the 2nd – 4th Sundays of the month, parents will teach weekly Catechetical lessons in the home.  All lessons, crafts, games and materials will be sent home during the first-of-the-month Family Formation Session.  

* First Reconciliation/First Holy Communion and Confirmation: Sundays 9:15-10:30am, 2nd and 3rd Sundays (exact dates TBD)

*Children’s Choir: 3rd Sunday of the month 9:15-10:00am AND 2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month from 6:00-6:30pm

 0-3yrs and parents: Early Childhood Parent Group – 3rd Sunday of the month 


This is an exciting time for families!  There are so many diverse opportunities to grow our faith as a family in the love of Jesus!

Mass Times


    8:00 AM & 11:00 AM


    Wednesday: 7:00 PM
    Friday: 9:30 AM
    First Saturdays: 9:30 AM

  • Please Check Our Facebook Page For Changes To The Regular Schedule

Adoration Times

  • Weekly on Wednesday from

    10:00 AM to 6:45 PM

  • Weekly on Fridays from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

  • Vigil of the 4th Sunday (Saturday 7pm - Sunday 7am)


  • Please Consider Signing Up To Spend Time With Our Lord In Eucharistic Adoration

  • Confession: Wednesdays 5:45 PM to 6:45 PM

Wishing You & Your Families A Safe and Joyous Lent!

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