The Bernardines were organized in 1951 to raise funds for the parish and is open to all women of the parish. Their activities include community and adult events as well as activities for the youth, junior high dances, and other seasonal activities.
First Friday Friends
Coffee and sweets donated by parishioners are offered each First Friday following the 8:00AM Mass.
Our Lady of the Holy Name Sodality
Holy Name Sodality began in 1945, when Saint Theresa Parish gave the charter to Holy Name Parish. The Sodality, which is open to women of all ages, generally meets on the first Monday of the month at 3:00PM in the lower church. Most meetings include recitation of the Rosary, celebration of the Eucharist, and a guest speaker. If you are interested in attending, please contact Mary Gormley at 617-327-5918 for more information.
The Retirees were organized in the fall of 2002. The group is open to all retirees and organizes various activities and trips and provides interesting lectures to its members. They meet on the second Tuesday of the month at 3:30PM in Parish Hall; in the event of inclement weather, the meeting is cancelled if Boston Public Schools are closed. Dues for the year are $10; please bring membership card to meetings. A $2.00 fee per meeting is charged without a membership card.