“In the heart of New Bedford, a hidden rare diamond sits quietly. Nestled in the midst of homes and businesses and surrounded by busy streets, Holy Family Holy Name School waits to be discovered. This bright New Bedford diamond shines its light to all who enter its doors. Love and warmth beam from every corner of the building. Instantaneously, you recognize the awesomeness within this school and without a doubt you know that God’s hands created it.
Four months ago, my family and I discovered Holy Family Holy Name School. Upon entering the building on the first day of school, I breathed a hugh sigh of relief and shed grateful tears. In that instance, I knew God placed us at this school and, to me, it was a miracle. After that unforgettable moment, I recall asking my son how his first day was and he replied, “Mommy, it was good. Actually, it was amazing. I love this school.” Of course, more grateful tears stung my eyes.
As a single mother, the weight of my children’s world remains solely on my shoulders, yet Holy Family Holy Name School relieved some of that weight. The faculty nourishes my children’s intellects, but most notably, they nourish my children’s souls. I have witnessed my children morph into caring, kind, and compassionate little beings. By example, they have learned the importance of helping and giving. The teachers teach extraordinarily well, but they love better.
Coincidence is not the reason my family and I discovered Holy Family Holy Name School. God is the reason. God’s hands created it, His love lives in it, and He brought us to it. And, I am so grateful He did.” ~ Trisha C. – HFHN Parent
“We are what you have made us and we know you made us well. For you have taught us how to live, not just to add and spell.” ~ Susan C. – HFHS Class of 1958
“The reason I sent my child to Holy Family Holy Name is not only for the strong academic curriculum the school offers but the feeling of a community united to teach our children the values to grow as a person who gives back to the community as well as the building blocks they need to achieve their goals later on in life. Thank you to all the faculty and staff at HFHN!” ~ Anna B. – HFHN Parent
“I love Holy Family Holy Name School because I have a nice teacher, good principal, nice and fun friends, we do fun things, and last but not least, we PRAY.” ~ Aliya – HFHN Grade 3 Student
“I want to learn to be a follower of Jesus” ~ Erin E. – HFHN Grade 1 Student
“I love HFHN because I can express my faith openly and no one will judge me.” ~ Amanda R. ~ HFHN Grade 8 Student
“I love HFHN because I think this school is a safe place to be (and) I like how we have tech class.” ~ Maggie W. HFHN Grade 6 Student