NAHNS Convention

44th Annual Convention - Boston, Massachusetts

The Archdiocesan Union of the Archdiocese of Boston, Massachusetts is hosting the 44th Annual National Holy Name Society Convention, September 4 through Saturday, September 6.

This years Convention is being held at the peaceful Miramar Retreat Center. The registration fee is $500 per delegate and only $400 per spouse of delegate. The fee includes your lodging for three nights, based on 2 persons per room and 9 meals (Thursday evening dinner; 3 meals on Friday and Saturday; breakfast and lunch on Sunday) the convention tour on Saturday and all your convention materials. There is a limited number of single occupancy rooms that will be available on a first come first serve basis. There is an additional charge of $80 for these single occupancy rooms.

The registration fee for spouses of delegates is $400 and includes lodging for three nights, 9 meals (Thursday evening dinner; 3 meals on Friday and Saturday; breakfast and lunch on Sunday) and the tours on Friday and Saturday.

For those who are unable to attend the entire convention and will not be staying at the retreat center, an “al la carte” pricing structure is available upon request. Contact convention chairman Joe Lapointe (mobile: 508-577-3526 or e-mail for more information.

Registration and Transportantion Information

Advanced registration requested. Please register early! Registration must be received on or before August 15, 2014.

Click on the link to see directions to to Miramar Retreat Center.

Transportation information from the Convention Committee - pick-up and drop-off options are available. Learn more.

2014 Convention Highlights!

Retreat experience at beautiful Miramar Retreat Center, plus Holy Name Society Apostolate activities.

  • NAHNS Executive Board Meeting and Committee Meetings
  • NAHNS National Conference General Sessions
  • Special Reports and Workshops
  • Tour the Sites in Boston and Surrounding Area
  • Please Note: All Executive Board Members are requested to be at the Convention on Thursday, September 4th at 10:00 a.m. The Executive Board members will have a closed Meeting at 9:00 a.m. on September 4th.

    All Standing and Special Committees will be meeting in person starting at 9:00 a.m. on Thursday morning, September 4th. Special Meeting Rooms will be available.

    Register Now!

    Registration Form
    Convention Program Book Ad Form
    Convention Agenda

    For more information contact: Convention Chairman Joe Lapointe (mobile: 508-577-3526 or e-mail

    Please send your reservations to:

    2014 NAHNS Convention
    c/o Edward Barkhouse
    301 Franklin Street, Unit 3
    Hanson, MA 02341

    Please include a check payable to: HNS Archdiocese of Boston

    NAHNS National Awards

    NAHNS National awards will be granted at the upcoming convention to be held September 4 – 6, 2014. Please nominate individuals you feel are worthy of special recognition using the attached nomination form. Nominations will be reviewed by the Awards Committee. The Committee will make the decision regarding which, if any, awards will be granted at this year’s convention. Note: NAHNS is not required to grant awards. All awards are granted at the discretion of the NAHNS Awards Committee and the NAHNS Executive Board. Not all those who are nominated will necessarily be granted an award.

    Award Nomination Form

    To nominate someone for an award, please complete the attached nomination form. Send the completed form to the NAHNS Awards Committee Chairman, Pete Carbone, on or before July 25, 2014.

    via email:

    via USPS:

    Pete Carbone
    102 West Howe Road
    Tallmadge, OH 44278
    Phone: 330.633.6884