Franciscans Announce Departure from Assumption Parish in Wood-Ridge

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The Franciscan Friars of Holy Name Province (HNP) are withdrawing from the Parish of the Assumption of Our Blessed Lady in Wood-Ridge, N.J. Ministerial responsibilities and administrative operations will be turned over to the Archdiocese of Newark this summer, ending 94 years of pastoral service by the friars at the North Jersey parish.