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HNP Today

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


New assignment for Abraham Joseph

Franciscan Volunteer Ministry Welcomes Applicants

Young adults seeking service opportunity and faith-filled community can apply to program with ministries in three states

Mourning the Deaths of Franciscans – June 2020 Update

Members of Sacred Heart, St. Barbara and St. John the Baptist provinces, two Franciscan sisters, and Dominican sister known to many HNP friars have died

Thomas Donovan Marks 50 Years as a Friar

After 40 years with province in western Canada, Nova Scotia native brought his Franciscan heart to Holy Name Province as he now celebrates golden jubilee as friar

Reflecting on Racism and Ways to Confront a Crisis

Provincial Minister Kevin Mullen reacts to racism crisis using three lenses

Donnon Murray Dies in Tokyo

Pennsylvania native served 60+ years in Japan as missioner and leader of marriage encounter program

College-based Friars Describe Remote Teaching Experience

As school year closes, instructors in Massachusetts, New York, Illinois and Ohio reflected on adapting to unique needs of spring semester

Province Extends Sympathy to Families of Deceased

Relatives of Michael Carnevale and Ambrose Donehue, brother of a staff member have died


New assignment for Greg Jakubowicz and announcement of departure of student friar

Mourning the Deaths of Franciscans – May 2020 Update

Members of four English-speaking Conference provinces and three Franciscan sisters have died