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HNP Today

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

Three Friars Ordained Deacons

Casey Cole and two Sacred Heart Province friars ordained in Chicago

Friars Join National Catholic Call-in Day for Dreamers

Franciscans distribute resources to help educate public, protect immigrants and advocate for justice

Friar News Briefs

Updates about Michael Calabria, Casey Cole, Edward Coughlin, Kevin Cronin, Michael Duffy, David Hyman, Jim McIntosh, Russel Murray and others

Province Extends Sympathy to Families of Deceased

Paul Chelus's father, Joseph Kotula's nephew have died

Order Update: Holy Land Basilica Closes to Protest New Tax in Jerusalem

Basilica of the Holy Sepulchre reopened on Feb. 28 after historic three-day shut down


Administration announces new assignments for Lawrence Hayes, Richard Husted, Barry Langley, Emerson Rodríguez

Peter Chepaitis Marks 50 Years as a Friar

Upstate New York native, resident uses music and preaching to spread the Gospel

Funeral Services Held for Clement Comesky

Longtime missionary, Army chaplain died Feb. 25

Book by Kenneth Paulli Released

'Outside the Walls: Encountering God in the Unfamiliar’ by Siena staff member describes ‘returning to the Lord with one’s whole heart’

FVM Site to Open in North Carolina

Durham’s Immaculate Conception Parish to host Franciscan Volunteer Ministers, applications being accepted for 2018-19