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A blog focusing on the fraternal and ministerial activities of Holy Name Province and the Order.

Category: Friar News

Buffalo Native Facilitates Seniors Group at NYC Parish

During his more than 50 years as a friar, the ministry of Patrick Fitzgerald has had a similar theme. Though the venues and ages of participants may change, he is consistently facilitating activities to reflect the Franciscan spirit.

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Paterson Parish Celebrates Spanish Masses

The community of St. Bonaventure Church in North Jersey celebrated its first Mass in Spanish earlier this month, a liturgy that will become a regular event, according to Christopher VanHaight, who reports that attendance is increasing.

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Friar News Briefs

Click here for news about activities of Holy Name friars, including Edward Coughlin, John Felice, Michael Harlan, Jerome Massimino, John O’Connor, Mark Reamer, Thaddeus Sapio, Brian Smail, Ignatius Smith, and Dennis Tamburello.

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Province Reactivates SFO Fraternity in Florida

Richard Trezza, spiritual assistant to several regions of the Secular Franciscan Order under the Province’s leadership, was at a Mass in Hialeah, Fla., in late January to reactivate a fraternity.

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Robert Lentz and Cassian Miles have new assignments.

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