What's in a Name?
The receiving of a Holy Name means you are receiving something sacred. When our forefathers would choose a name for a newborn child, the name had meaning. It foreshadowed a principal and virtual that was bestowed upon the child. It was the hope that the child would grow and manifest the name for the benefit of not only his family but also the nation. Even the Catholic Church issues out a new name during the confirmation process and ending with the Bishop saying "Peace be with