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Holy Name of Jesus is a Next Generation Parish

We are blessed to have been selected as one of the 12 parishes involved in the Next Generation Parish Initiative within the Diocese of Orlando. A multi-year plan, this initiative will allow us here at HNJ to grow both spiritually and physically for generations to come!

Parish Mission Statement
“Nourished by the Sacraments, our parish purpose is to share the love of God and an understanding of joyful discipleship to nurture and inspire our families to live their Catholic faith in Christ each day.”

Parish Vision Statement
“An engaged parish, inspired by Christ, embracing our Catholic identity.”

Parish Values:

Family – We believe our parish to be an image of the family of God.

  • Our family community is composed of both our church and our school
  • Through continuing faith formation we build up the family, the domestic church
  • All are welcome to worship, study and minister at HNJ

Prayer – We believe that prayer is essential in embracing our parish mission.

  • Inspire faithful discipleship through active and engaging liturgies and worship
  • Engage all generations of parishioners through continuing faith formation
  • Ensure all ministries flow from the foundation of prayer and devotion to Christ

Tradition – We believe that HNJ is blessed by our past, present and future.

  • Celebrate our history and Catholic identity as a parish established in 1959
  • Continue to inspire active ministries to grow through word and witness
  • Openness to new opportunities for growth both spiritually and physically as a parish

3 Parish Priorities

  1. Worship – Glory and Praise to God
  2. Faith Formation – Forming present and future disciples of Christ
  3. Discipleship – Active participation of our faith in Christ

Three committees of parishioners have been selected to produce goals and tasks to fulfill these priorities to serve our community for future generations. More information to be revealed in the coming weeks!


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