Welcome to Holy Name of Mary!

Welcome to the website of the best Catholic Church in the town of Bedford, Virginia!  Actually, we are the only Catholic Church in the town of Bedford.  Our sister parish, Resurrection, is the best Catholic Church in Moneta, located near Smith Mountain Lake.

Retreat for Liturgical Ministers – Register Now!
Saturday, May 3, 2014
9:30 AM – noon

Deacon Chris Barrett will lead a retreat for liturgical ministers, beginning with the First Saturday Mass on May 3.  All lectors, EMs (including those to the homebound), ushers, Mass Coordinators and sacristans are encouraged to attend.  Please register here so we can get a headcount.  Thank you, and we look forward to seeing you!


We hope you enjoy the new look of our website.  It makes it easier than ever to connect with us via Social Media (i.e. Facebook, Twitter), to see the church calendar at a glance, and to subscribe to our weekly bulletin.  Did you know that the church bulletin is online almost a week before it comes out on paper?  If you “subscribe” to it, you will receive an e-mail notification as soon as it is published!

Check out our drop-down menus to find the information you are looking for.  If you can’t find it, type it in the Search field and the site will provide you with a list of matching pages.  Homilies by our pastor & deacons and Gospel Reflections by parishioners are posted now in the “Blog” section.  Check out the “Categories” at the bottom of the website to look for topics that might interest you.

The website is always a work in progress, so please feel free to e-mail our webmaster, Jeanne Craig, with any comments or suggestions.