Events of the Archdiocesan Association
of Holy Name Societies
Meetings of the Archdiocesan Association of Holy Name Societies Board are held the third
Wednesday of every month - August through May. Meetings are held at:
Church of St. Mary
281 East 8th Street
St. Paul, Minnesota
Meetings begin at 7:00 p.m. and are held in the Community Room located on the main level.
Annual General Membership Assembly
The Annual General Membership Assembly is held each October. Parish Holy Name Societies host the assembly on a rotating basis.
The Annual General membership Assembly is open to all members of the Holy Name Society within the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.
The Assembly is the official meeting of all members of the Archdiocesan Association of the Holy Name Societies of the
Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.
Elections for Executive Board positions are held every other year at this session.
Annual Spring Banquet
Each Spring the Archdiocesan Association of Holy Name Societies sponsors an annual recognition banquet for the general membership.
This Banquet provides an opportunity for members of parish Holy Name Societies from across the Archdiocese to get together to recognize
members of their societies who have made significant contributions to the success of their Parish Societies.
Annual Apologetics Conference
Each year the AAHNS sponsors a leading Catholic Apologetics Conference in one of the parishes within the Archdiocese.
The Conference is typically held on the Second Saturday of January or early February. The 2014 Apologetics Conference is the 12th
Annual event. The featured speaker is Mr. Jim Burnham, noted Catholic Speaker, Writer and Catholic Apologist.