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HNP Today

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

Daniel Kenna Marks 50 Years as a Friar

North Carolina native appreciates Franciscans’ itinerant nature and commitment to advocating for underdog

Canadian Provinces Announce Dates for Chapter of Union, Other ESC News

New Canadian province to be launched in October

Deaths in Franciscan Communities

Two friars and two Franciscan sisters have died

Three Friars Ordained Deacons

Casey Cole and two Sacred Heart Province friars ordained in Chicago

Friars Join National Catholic Call-in Day for Dreamers

Franciscans distribute resources to help educate public, protect immigrants and advocate for justice

Friar News Briefs

Updates about Michael Calabria, Casey Cole, Edward Coughlin, Kevin Cronin, Michael Duffy, David Hyman, Jim McIntosh, Russel Murray and others

Province Extends Sympathy to Families of Deceased

Paul Chelus's father, Joseph Kotula's nephew have died

Order Update: Holy Land Basilica Closes to Protest New Tax in Jerusalem

Basilica of the Holy Sepulchre reopened on Feb. 28 after historic three-day shut down


Administration announces new assignments for Lawrence Hayes, Richard Husted, Barry Langley, Emerson Rodríguez

Peter Chepaitis Marks 50 Years as a Friar

Upstate New York native, resident uses music and preaching to spread the Gospel