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Blogs by HNP Members and Ministries

HNP Members

Follow the activities and reflections of our friars to gain a glimpse of the life and values of the Franciscans. These blogs offer personal perspectives using text, photos and videos. They represent just a small percentage of the Province's many friars with diverse experiences and ministries.

A Franciscan Journey

A Franciscan Journey

Fr. Kevin Mackin, OFM
Former college president
St. Anthony Friary
St. Petersburg, Fla.
Dating God

Dating God

Fr. Daniel P. Horan, OFM
Boston College
PhD student in Systematic Theology


Fr. William DeBiase, OFM
Ministry of the Word member

HNP Ministries

Get a glimpse of the work of organizations targeting assorted populations and needs. These blogs are maintained by communities of Franciscan-minded people affiliated with Holy Name Province. They represent a portion of the outreach of Province friars and partners-in-ministry.

Note: The opinions expressed by these bloggers and those providing comments are theirs alone and do not reflect the opinions of Holy Name Province or any employee thereof. HNP is not responsible for the accuracy of the information supplied by the bloggers except when referenced to