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HNP Today

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

Communities Mark Feast with Prayer, Festivals and Pet Blessings

St. Francis recognized around Province with celebrations of parish anniversaries and excellence in education

Province Extends Sympathy to Families of Deceased

Relatives of four friars and recipient of HNP Francis Medal recipient have died

Friars Thank Former Ringwood Employees 

Emotional videotaped testimonials of former residents brought ex-employees of shuttered Holy Name Friary to tears at family reunion-like reception hosted by Province in an expression of gratitude for the staff’s service.

Friar News Briefs

Updates about Frank Critch, Larry Hayes, Erick Lopez, Frank McHugh, Mark Reamer, Joe Rozansky, James Vacco, Kenneth Himes and others

Understanding Human Person Through Christian Tradition: A Q&A with Dan Horan About New Book

Theologian and author Daniel Horan shares his thoughts and insight on theological anthropology – the subject of his new scholarly book released on Sept. 26

Franciscan Influences: Appreciating Our Neighbors

Virginia resident describes what nine trips to Lima, Peru, have taught her about sharing, humility, simplicity and the value of presence.

Mourning the Deaths of Franciscans

Friars from IC, Ireland, Our Lady of Guadalupe, Sacred Heart and St. John the Baptist provinces have died

Order Update: Feast Day Message and Other News

Germany’s Franciscan Mission Centre marks anniversary, Minister General releases health update

Ministry Opportunity in New York City

St. Francis Friends of the Poor seeks executive director, requests resumes by Nov. 1

Francis Medal Presented to New Jersey Couple at SBU Dinner

Provincial Minister Kevin Mullen lauds former SBU board chair Robert Daugherty and wife Nancy for modeling their lives on Franciscan values