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HNP Today

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

Province Extends Sympathy to Family of Deceased

Former music teacher to the novices has died

Hispanic Ministry Grows in U.S. Church

Friars from around the country gather at Mt. Alvernia Retreat House for fourth Juntos Como Hermanos

ESC Leaders Hold Fall Meeting in Montreal

15 provincial ministers discuss justice and peace, formation, finances at bi-annual gathering

Friar News Briefs

News about Thomas Conway, Ed Coughlin, Kevin Cronin, Michael Harlan, Lawrence Hayes, Kevin Mullen, Daniel Riley, Robert Sandoz, and others

Philadelphia’s St. Francis Villa Opens Near St. Francis Inn

Friars participate in Oct. 4 dedication of neighboring residence for seniors — ‘a dream come true’

Help Sought for Hurricane Matthew Victims

Province’s JPIC Office encourages donating to Catholic Relief Services to aid Haiti residents

Deaths in Franciscan Communities

Three friars -- including former General Minister Fr. John Vaughn -- have died

Vocation Ministry Hosts Retreat Honoring Feast of St. Francis

Friars’ extended retreat celebrating patron saint strengthens bonds, knowledge

Franciscan Influences: Serving the Poor, Learning about Goodness

North Carolina resident – who volunteers annually at St. Francis Inn – describes learning from Franciscans that everything is a gift from God

Autumn at Holy Name Friary

Ringwood resident Philip O’Shea, OFM describes October activities and importance of voting, adjusting to change, and enjoying seasonal fun