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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

News about Edward Coughlin, Kevin Daly, Kevin Mackin, Paul O’Keeffe, Steven Patti, Xavier Seubert and others

‘The Best is Yet to Come’: Advice from HNP’s Senior Friars

Seven friars share habits, tips for living a long and happy life

Assisi Community Commits to Serving as Sanctuary

Franciscan group releases statement with words of welcome and pledge to accompany those who are threatened

This Month in Provincial History

February events include founding of Franciscan Center in Delaware, groundbreaking for new school in South Carolina


Administration announces withdrawal of postulant

Announcing the HNP Today Survey

Readers invited to share thoughts – by March 1 – regarding content, frequency and other aspects of Province’s newsletter

Definitor Appointed General Visitor for USA Province, Other News from Order

Michael Perry encourages friars to prepare for Synod on young people, faith and vocations

College Students Show Solidarity with Muslims, Refugees

Siena and St. Bonaventure communities demonstrate against discrimination, fear

Reflection: On My Own?

Casey Cole writes about how choosing to remain unmarried doesn't mean he's alone

Shrine’s 20s/30s Program Offers Fun, Learning, Spirituality

Approachability of friars draws young adults to Boston’s church on Arch Street