The Province’s annual appeal, a major source of funding for outreach ministries and programs throughout Holy Name Province, is underway – but don’t worry. You won’t be asked to plunge into frigid ocean waters or run a 5K race to meet this challenge, promises David Convertino.
In recent weeks, the brother of Jim Kelly, sister of David Hyman as well as a longtime partner-in-ministry of the province have died
What a difference a year makes! Despite some pandemic-related modifications and continuing safety protocols, more than 1,400 students of the class of 2021 at two Holy Name Province-sponsored colleges were able to graduate in person
The friars at St. Mary’s Parish acknowledged parishioner Mary Lovely for her more than two decades of ministry service at the northern New Jersey church when they presented her with the Holy Name Province Francis Medal last month at a Sunday morning Mass.
The Provincial Office extends sympathy to the families of friars and friends who have died recently – Lawrence Anderson, Michael Joyce, Jud Weiksnar and former SBU president Damian McElrath
The COVID-19 pandemic has changed lives around the world in tragic ways, with illness and loss, and in hopeful ways, with the strengthening of relationships and healing of the earth. In the midst of this momentous time, some things have remained constant, including the work of the Province’s Franciscan Volunteer Ministry.
HNP friars, ministries, and partners-in-ministry will join the worldwide Order and people around the globe in celebrating the environment and focusing on ecological initiatives to improve the health of the planet commemorating the 51st annual Earth Day, April 22.
A Franciscan-based healthcare ministry that has become a beacon for one of the city’s most vulnerable and medically underserved populations has received a $1.3 million renovation.
A new handicap-accessible bathroom with shower amenities, an additional state-of-the-art examination room, a modernized and comfortable waiting area, and a new private drug and alcohol counseling room are among the features of the extensive upgrades at the Women’s Medical Clinic at St. Anthony Shrine – which has become a leading provider of healthcare to homeless women living on the streets of downtown Boston.
Brother of late Noel Fitzpatrick died
Not since The Great Depression have unemployment, food insecurity and financial struggles been as severe for families across the country – particularly in areas served by Holy Name Province outreach ministries. How have longtime HNP ministries – St. Francis Inn, Francis House, the Breadline – been able to sustain the support of donors and benefactors so that they could meet the burgeoning needs created by the pandemic? Friars and laypeople share their thoughts on the challenges of raising funds, navigating the pressure on their resources, and meeting increased demands.
Student friars in Chicago shoot one-minute reflection videos on-location, friars lead a hymn sing-along in Hartford, virtual scripture classes in Triangle, a Spanish Lenten retreat and the Greener Lent initiative in Durham, kids color then pray Stations of the Cross in Macon, and more Lent-related events provided online.
Relatives of Mark Reamer and Romuald Chinetsky, and longtime member of Assisi Community Sr.Dianna Ortiz, OSU, have died