Parish General News & Events

Parish General News & Events

Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Posted by Sara Thompson on 8/13/20

HNJ will celebrate the Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary on Saturday, August 15, 2020. This year, being on a Saturday, it is not a Holy Day of Obligation, but we will still offer three Masses to honor our Blessed Mother’s Assumption: Friday, August 14  Vigil ... Read More »

Thank you, Farewell, and Best Wishes! 

Posted by Sara Thompson on 8/12/20

Fr. Francis Amponsah has been appointed as the new Parochial Vicar (Associate Pastor) for St. Anthony Catholic Church in Lakeland, Florida in the Western Deanery of the Diocese of Orlando. 

He will be serving with Fr. Luis Salazar, an HNJ alumnus, who is the Parochial Administrator (pastor) at St. ... Read More »

Dedication of our Rosary Garden Benches

Posted by Sara Thompson on 8/06/20

Please join Fr. Scott Circe for this special dedication on Saturday, August 15, after the 8:30 am Mass. Special thanks to our donors and all those who put their time, talent & treasure into our beautiful garden as well as Ron Snyder who built the benches.  (“Morning has Broken” ... Read More »

Night of Merciful Love

Posted by Sara Thompson on 8/03/20

Please join us on First Friday, August 7th.

 6:00 P.M.         Sorrowful Mysteries Rosary for Priests, Presented by Council of Catholic Women with Deacon Mike and Deacon Ed

 7:00 P.M.         Confessions; Patriotic Rosary for our Country, Presented by Knights of Columbus with Patriotic songs led by our choir

 8:00 P.M.         ... Read More »

An Important Message from your Pastor-Hurricane Isaias

Posted by Sara Thompson on 8/01/20

Dear Holy Name of Jesus Parishioners, 

With Hurricane Isaias approaching, through prayerful consultation, we have made the following decisions for this weekend:

The 4:30pm Saturday Vigil Mass will take place as regularly scheduled. This also includes the regularly scheduled Confessions at 3:15pm. The Vigil Mass will also be live-streamed ... Read More »

Do You Want to Become a Catholic? Do you know someone who wants to become a Catholic?

Posted by Sara Thompson on 7/20/20

Our RCIA program (the Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults) facilitates the formation and instruction of new Catholics.  For children 8 years old or older, the program is only open to those children who have not been baptized.  For adults (18 and over) the program is open to both ... Read More »

First Friday Patriotic Rosary

Posted by Sara Thompson on 7/01/20

The Knights of Columbus will be resuming First Friday Rosaries beginning on July 3rd.    Since it will be held on the eve of Independence Day, it will be a Patriotic Rosary.   It will be held outdoors for the safety of participants.    

Location:  HNJ Rosary Garden

Date:  Friday, ... Read More »

Join us for an Hour of Mercy

Posted by Sara Thompson on 6/29/20

Jesus gives us 3 ways of exercising mercy toward our neighbor:  

The first - by deed, the second - by work, the third - by prayer. In these three degrees is contained the fullness of mercy and it is an unquestionable proof of love for Him.  By this ... Read More »

Important Parish Update

Posted by Sara Thompson on 6/17/20

Dear Holy Name of Jesus Parishioners: 

We give thanks to God for the opportunity to gather together as a community of faith, to worship the Lord with grateful hearts. We never want to shut the doors to our church ever again and may we never take for granted the ... Read More »

Important Message from your Pastor

Posted by Sara Thompson on 5/05/20

Dear Holy Name of Jesus Parishioners:

Bishop Noonan, in consultation with the Florida Conference of Bishops, has decided to make the necessary steps to begin opening our parish communities. Please note: the dispensation from the Sunday Mass obligation will continue until further notice. Our Sunday and Wednesday Mass recordings ... Read More »


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