Definition of Holy Name in US English:

Holy Name


  • (especially in the Catholic Church) the name of Jesus as an object of formal devotion.

    • ‘The archbishop took up the theme of The Holy Name in his sermon, focussing on the name and person of Jesus.’
    • ‘He had long ago captured the affections of everybody at Holy Name.’
    • ‘This can be accomplished by following the teachings of the Guru, meditation on the Holy Name and performance of acts of service and charity.’
    • ‘Anthony never stopped attending Mass at Holy Name, and he donated handsomely to the Bishop's Annual Appeal.’