The Holy Name Society is one of the oldest organizations in the Catholic Church. It was founded by Blessed John Vercelli in 1274. At Sacred Heart, the Society meets monthly, except for summer months. Members attend the 8:00 A.M. Mass on the second Sunday of the month. The Mass is followed by a breakfast in the church hall which, on three Sundays (Feb., May, & Nov.), is open to family members and friends. The Society meeting is the following Monday evening. Members help with various parish activities and sponsor the National Safety Council Driving Program several times a year. There is an annual Mass for deceased members of the Society in November.