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OLV Holy Name Society


Open to all man of the parish, the Holy Name Society aims to promote the growth and development of the spiritual and social life of its members and to further the spiritual and social objectives of the OLV Parish. 

Holy Name Society usually meets on the second Friday of the month at 8:00 p.m.


The major types of fundraising events are:

             Bingo -

             Super Bowl Party - 

             St. Patrick's Day Party - 

             Holy Name Steak Fry - 


The current President of the OLV Holy Name Society is Greg Evans.

The current President of the Chicago Area Holy Name Societies is John Ortiz.


For more information about the Holy Name Society, please click on the link below:


Holy Name Pledge

Blessed be God.

Blessed be His Holy Name.

Blessed be Jesus Christ, true God and true Man.

Blessed be the Name of Jesus.

I believe, O Jesus, that Thou are the Christ, the Son of the Living God.

I proclaim my love for the Vicar of Christ on Earth.

I believe all the sacred truths which the Holy Catholic Church believes and teaches.

I promise to give good example by the regular practice of my faith.

In honor of His Divine Name, I pledge myself against perjury, blasphemy, profanity, and obscene speech.

I pledge my loyalty to the flag of my country, and the God-given principles of freedom, justice and happiness for which it stands.

I pledge my support to all lawful authority, both civil and religious.

I dedicate myself to the honor of the Sacred Name of Jesus Christ, and beg that He will keep me faithful to these pledges until death.