Holy Name Parish was established in 1921 with Fr. William W. Ryan as founding pastor. Arthur Des Rosiers designed the first church in a Spanish style, measuring 30' x 80'. Construction began in November, 1921, and was finished the following spring. The first church was dedicated on April 30, 1922. A parish school was established in 1928 and remains in operation.
|The first Holy Name Church, built in 1922 - source|
The current edifice was designed by George Diehl and Associates with a capacity for 900. Construction began in 1954 and Edward Cardinal Mooney dedicated the church the following year.
The interior of the church was renovated in 1984. Other facilities such as a chapel, social whall, parish offices, etc. were added several years later. The church was renovated again in 2000.
The Blessed Virgin Mary and St. Joseph, respectively, where there likely used to be side altars.
Doctors of the Church, namely St. Jerome (left) and St. Basil (right), are depicted in stained-glass windows.
The Descent of the Holy Spirit is portrayed behind the baptismal font; a set of stained-glass windows over the former choir loft.
Msgr. John Zenz has been pastor since 2008. Msgr. was previously a weekend associate at Holy Name 1982-2005.
Daily Mass is celebrated at 8:00am in the chapel, Monday-Saturday. Saturday Vigil Mass is at 4:00pm, preceded by Confessions at 3:00pm. Sunday Masses are at 8:00am, 10:00am, and Noon.
For more info: HNChurch.org