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HNP Today

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

This Month in Provincial History

Notable April events include rally for immigration reform, Friar Family Reunion, St. Bonaventure University’s 150th anniversary celebration

Friar News Briefs

Updates about Casey Cole, Octavio Duran, Abraham Joseph, Kevin McGoff, Frank Sevola, Patrick Sieber, Jud Weiksnar and others

Reflection: A New Dawn, A Fresh Start

Kevin Mackin reflects on the opportunities that Easter gives us

Charles O’Connor Marks 50 Years as a Friar

Former Christ the King Seminary teacher reflects on joys of academic and pastoral work

Shrine’s Spiritual Companioning Offers ‘Mutual Quest’

Friars describe value of ‘sacred listening’ in the Franciscan tradition

Casey Cole Writes First Book

‘Called: What Happens After Saying Yes to God’ by recently professed friar published by Franciscan Media

Order Update: General Minister Shares Easter Message

Curia news includes update from Franciscan youth on young adult synod

Province to Help Finance Burials for Abandoned Dead

Friars launch new program to provide dignity for those who die alone

Ringwood Resident Reflects on Snowy Lent

Philip O’Shea encourages seeing green and feeling hopeful

‘Enough is Enough’: Friars, Partners-in-Ministry Join March for Our Lives

From Boston to Florida, Franciscans demonstrate for gun law reform