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HNP Today

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

Friar News Briefs

Updates about Michael Blastic, Michael Calabria, John Maganzini, Kevin Mullen, Gene Pistacchio, Mark Reamer, Daniel Riley, Christian Seno and others

Reflection: The Gift of God’s Peace

Thomas Gallagher encourages action and deep prayer to counter recent violence

Friars Settle into New Florida Community

Franciscans serving Orlando and Winter Park describe welcoming first months with parishioners, college students

Couple Honored in Wood-Ridge with Francis Medal

Richard Mucowski recognizes contributions of two longtime parishioners

Province Launches Puerto Rico Relief Fund

Collection accepting donations through Oct. 22

Transitions

News about Daniel Kenna, Gary Maciag and Matthew Lorch

Order Update: Friars Show Solidarity with Franciscans in Mexico

Recent announcements include new General Councilor, restructuring in Canada, feast of the Stigmata

Lithuanian Franciscans Celebrate 70 Years in Maine

Gathering in Kennebunk marks milestone with Mass, music and many guests

This Month in Provincial History

Notable October events include inauguration of Kevin Mullen as Siena president, opening of Carnevale Center and Philadelphia’s St. Francis Villa, anniversary celebrations of Paterson and Triangle parishes

Friar News Briefs

Updates about Michael Blastic, Michael Calabria, Gregory Gebbia, Roberto González, Linh Hoang, Brian Jordan, Robert Sandoz and others