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HNP Today

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

Longtime New Yorker Felix McGrath Dies

Friar who spent 43 years ministering in NYC died Nov. 13

JPIC Initiatives Around the Province

Ministries from Virginia to Florida advocate for immigrants, multicultural unity, healthcare through rallies, music and other events

A Heroic World War II Religious Order Chaplain, Brooklyn Born and Bred

Story of the first American OFM friar to be killed in the line of duty in World War II

Ite Vos: That They May Be One as We Are One

John Aherne describes Nov. 4 gathering in Chicago of friars from three branches of Franciscans’ First Order

Friar News Briefs

Updates about Peter Chepaitis, Gregory Day, Daniel Dwyer, Brian Jordan, Kevin Mullen, Jacek Orzechowski, Joseph Rozansky, Angel Vazquez and others

Holy Name Province, Partners-in-Ministry Raise $220,000 for Puerto Rico Relief

Archbishop of San Juan expresses deep gratitude to donors for help after hurricane

Veterans Day: Honoring Those Who Serve

Student friar – graduate of Naval Academy – reflects on two people who had an impact on him in the military

Province Extends Sympathy to Families of Deceased

Relatives of John Cooney, Michael Johnson, Sean O’Brien have died

St. Bonaventure University Inaugurates New President

Dennis DePerro officially installed as SBU’s 21st president

Appreciating Black Catholic History Month

SFIS staff member reflects on impact of black Catholics on history and traditions of Christianity