The Bells of the Carillon

The cathedral bells were donated by Dr. and Mrs. Joseph Gordon


The five bells of Holy Name of Jesus Cathedral carry the names and mottos of the bishops who have served the Diocese of Raleigh.

“Emitte Spiritum Tuum” (Send forth thy spirit) – Most Reverend William J. Hafey (served 1925-1937)
“Omnia Omnibus” (All things to all men, from 1 Corinthians 9:22) – Most Reverend Eugene J. McGuinness (1937-1944)
“Omnia Per Mariam” (All through Mary) – Most Reverend Vincent S. Waters (1945-1974)
“To serve, not be served” – Most Reverend F. Joseph Gossman (1975-2006)
“Walk humbly with God” – Most Reverend Michael F. Burbidge (2006-2016)