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HNP Today

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

Approaching Easter With Hope During Coronavirus Pandemic

Francis Di Spigno reflects on benefit of appreciating gardening, connections and the seasons of life

Durham Parish Celebrates Payment of Mortgage

Immaculate Conception staff and parishioners commemorate completion of loan used to build addition on church

Friars Develop Ways to Bring Virtual Prayer, Worship to Homes During COVID-19 Pandemic

From virtual novenas and devotions, to meditations, messages of hope and ‘Franciscan Minute’ video reflections, new methods being used to bring prayer and worship to people as the coronavirus defines the new normal

Massachusetts Native Frank Waywood Dies

Funeral services for friar known for work at schools to be private

Romuald Chinetsky Dies

Funeral services for longtime Siena College guestmaster set for March 15 and 16

Friar News Briefs

Updates about William DeBiase, Barry Langley, John O’Connor, Andrew Reitz, Michael Reyes, Patrick Tuttle, Chris VanHaight, and others

Pius Liu Celebrates 99 Years

Friar in Taiwan marks milestone, sharing through Facebook and emails his gratitude for Franciscan vocation and for “living, loving and working”

Planners Choose Theme, Logo for Provincial Chapter

Listening, discerning and looking toward the future will be focus of 2020 Chapter, taking place May 31 to June 5 at Siena College

Reflection: Franciscan Perspective on Lent

Dominic Monti describes traditions and challenges of the season leading to Easter

Mourning the Deaths of Franciscans

Friar from English-speaking Conference province, two Franciscan sisters have died