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HNP Today

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

Siena Names Former U.S. Rep — an Alumnus — as 12th President

College introduces Chris Gibson on Feb. 14, will begin term on July 1

2019-20 Postulants Reflect on First Months of Formation Experience

Thirteen men from five U.S. provinces, including HNP, share r thoughts on life as postulants at the halfway mark of the Franciscan interprovincial postulancy program

Promoting a Consistent Ethic of Life

SBU student Michelle Onofrio and friar Jacek Orzechowski reflect on 2020 March for Life -- its purpose and impact

Stephen Kluge Marks 25 Years as a Friar

Hospital work, theme park, high school students, ham sandwich lead New Jersey native toward joining the Order

Meeting of Provincials and Other News from Curia

Singing friar’s fourth album, JPIC course in the Philippines among updates

Friar News Briefs

Updates about John Angin, Ross Chamberland, Kevin Cronin, Kyle Haden, Linh Hoang, Richard Husted, Edgardo Jara, Mike Johnson, John O’Connor, James Scullion, and others

Mourning the Deaths of Franciscans

Friars from St. Barbara and SJB provinces, three Franciscan sisters have died

Allegany Church Reopens After Renovations

St. Bonaventure Parish in Western New York holds dedication and dinner marking the opening of refreshed historic building, called by pastor a ‘family home’ for prayer and fellowship


New assignments announced for Peter Fiore, Steve Pavignano

Province Communities Observe Martin Luther King Holiday

Benedict Taylor recalls inspiring conversation with civil rights leader, as other friars and ministries remember Dr. King’s message with special events