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HNP Today

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

Franciscans Speak Out on Sanctity of Life

Leaders of U.S. provinces release statement for anniversary of Roe v. Wade

Franciscan Influences: Missioners and Teachers

Catholic University alumnus describes why she loves the charism of the Franciscans, citing friars she met at school and through FMS and calling them “fools for Christ”

Formation: SPUFY Friars Share Joys and Challenges

Ramon Razon reports on recent gathering of friars professed under five years

Province Announces 2018 Jubilarians, Remembers Deceased

Eight Holy Name friars commemorating 50- and 25-year anniversaries since first profession

Friar News Briefs

Updates about James Bernard, Casey Cole, Wilmer Garcia, Roberto González, Thomas Hartle, Julian Jagudilla, Dominic Monti, Andrew Reitz and others

Highlights from New Interprovincial Postulancy Program

Postulants from Holy Name and other provinces share experiences, challenges of religious life

Update from the General Curia

Order’s finances, JPIC report, plans for Plenary Council, and other news

Province Extends Sympathy to Families of Deceased

Relatives of Paul Keenan, Francis Kim have died

HNP Today’s Top Stories of 2017

Last year's popular stories include friars' return to the Diocese of Orlando, first interprovincial postulancy program

Reflection: Are Americans Wiser Today than Yesterday?

Abraham Joseph describes lessons learned from Martin Luther King Jr., highlighting his fight against racial polarization