Fr. Myron McCormick, OFM, 98, a professed Franciscan friar for 71 years and a priest for 66, died on Jan. 21 at Holy Name Friary.
Franciscans’ 30-year-old Holy Name Friary in North Jersey to Close
The process of relocating the Ringwood facility’s residents to other nursing homes, and helping place its employees in jobs at other locations, is underway.
Franciscan Fr. Bede Fitzpatrick Dies
Fr. Bede Fitzpatrick, OFM, 96, a professed Franciscan friar for 68 years and a priest for 63, died Sept. 12 at Holy Name Friary.
Franciscan Fr. Jeremiah McGinley Dies
Fr. Jeremiah McGinley, OFM, 89, a professed Franciscan friar for 67 years and a priest for 63, died on Aug. 30 at Holy Name Friary.
Funeral Services Held for Franciscan Father William Scully
Fr. William Scully, OFM, 78, a professed Franciscan friar for 55 years and a priest for 50, died in Pompton Plains, N.J., on July 15.
Franciscan John Aherne to be Ordained to the Priesthood June 23
A native of Queens, N.Y., Br. Aherne joined Holy Name Province’s postulancy program in 2010 and professed his first vows in 2012.
Fr. Ignatius Harding to be Honored by Franciscan Mission Service
Holy Name Province’s Fr. Ignatius Harding served from 1972 until last summer in Bolivia – at various locations and in varied roles.
Franciscan Gary Maciag Dies
Br. Gary Maciag, OFM, 61, a professed Franciscan friar for 37 years, died Feb. 25 at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City.
Franciscan Friar Beloved in St. Petersburg Community Celebrates 100th Birthday
Provincial Minister Fr. Kevin Mullen, OFM, declares Dec. 17 “Fr. Emeric Szlezak, OFM, Day” throughout Holy Name Province.
Franciscan Father William Keenan Dies
Fr. William Keenan, OFM, 90, a professed Franciscan friar for 66 years and a priest for 62, died Dec. 18 in Bolivia, where he had lived for 30+ years.
Two Men to Profess Final Vows as Franciscans on August 26
Brs. Casey Cole and Ramon Razón, OFM, will make lifelong commitments to the Franciscan Order, and to living vows of poverty, chastity and obedience.
Seven Holy Name Province Friars Mark Anniversaries as Franciscans
Holy Name Province is recognizing seven members who this year are marking their 50th and 25th anniversaries as Franciscan friars.