We are the Franciscan Friars of Holy Name Province. We strive to bring the Gospel into the everyday experience of women and men through our life in fraternity and compassionate service to all. Become a Friar Donate

We are the Franciscan Friars of Holy Name Province.


We strive to bring the Gospel into the everyday experience of women and men through our life in fraternity and compassionate service to all.

Our message is simple: God loves each of us totally and unconditionally.

Latest News from Holy Name Province


Franciscan Vocation Ministry Invites Discerners to Advent Events December 1, 2020 Franciscan Vocation Ministry Invites Discerners to Advent Events Retiree Paul Osborne Looks Back on Ministry in South America, Africa and the U.S. November 19, 2020 Retiree Paul Osborne Looks Back on Ministry in South America, Africa and the U.S. Parishioners Bid Farewell to Wilmington Friars with Parades, Virtual Party November 19, 2020 Parishioners Bid Farewell to Wilmington Friars with Parades, Virtual Party Franciscan Store Launches Christmas Catalog November 19, 2020 Franciscan Store Launches Christmas Catalog Sharing the Message of ‘Fratelli Tutti’ November 19, 2020 Sharing the Message of 'Fratelli Tutti' Franciscan Influences: Deepening Faith and Dealing with Loss November 18, 2020 Franciscan Influences: Deepening Faith and Dealing with Loss Novices Receive Franciscan Habit November 16, 2020 Novices Receive Franciscan Habit Province Launches New Website October 19, 2020 Province Launches New Website Ignatius Smith Reflects on Wonderful Life of Ministry Still Going Strong October 16, 2020 Ignatius Smith Reflects on Wonderful Life of Ministry Still Going Strong Friars, Parishioners on NYC’s Upper West Side Participate in Masses of Transition October 16, 2020 Friars, Parishioners on NYC’s Upper West Side Participate in Masses of Transition

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We are a fraternity in mission to the people of God.


One of seven provinces in the United States belonging to the Order of Friars Minor, we follow the way of St. Francis of Assisi, joyfully bringing the Gospel message to people of every age and culture.

Meet The Friars
 

Our ministries have served the East Coast for more than a century.


We meet people where they are and respond to the genuine needs of the least of the Lord’s brothers and sisters in a variety of ways, including parish, education, and campus ministries, and direct service to the poor.

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The pursuit of justice, peace, and integrity of creation (JPIC) is central to our mission.


Centuries ago, St. Francis understood the fundamental interdependence of all life on Earth. Today, his life and teachings offer us a spiritual grounding that helps us appreciate our relationship with each other and with creation.

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Is God calling you to become a Franciscan?


Consider a rewarding, fulfilling life of dedicated service to God’s people. Bring along your gifts, talents, and life experiences, and join a movement that has been rebuilding and renewing the Catholic Church for more than 800 years.

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