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HNP Today

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

ESC Update: Friar Who Co-organized Greenwood Movement Remembered, Other News

Stories shared of undocumented immigrants living in sanctuary with Franciscans in New Mexico

Friar News Briefs

Updates about David Blake, Michael Calabria, Gregory Day, Edgardo Jara, Joseph Nangle, Christian Seno and others


Provincial Administration announces new assignment for William Bried

Reflection: Called to Care for the Poor and Creation

This Earth Day, Ignatius Harding calls us to move forward with ‘faith and courage’ as we defend the environment

Formation: Novices Share Experiences

Student friars in California describe gifts, lessons, traditions and collaboration with Capuchins and Conventuals

Province Extends Sympathy to Families of Deceased

Two former friars and a former HNP staff member have died

Deaths in Franciscan Communities

Two friars and two Franciscan sisters have died

Franciscan Mission Service to Honor Ignatius Harding April 27

Longtime missioner to receive Anselm Moons Award at World Care Benefit and Celebration

John O’Connor Marks 50 Years as a Friar

Former Provincial Minister looks back over varied roles in academics, administration and community, parish life

Abraham Joseph to Profess Final Vows August 25

Provincial Minister Kevin Mullen to celebrate Mass at New York City’s St. Francis of Assisi Church