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HNP Today

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

Franciscan Volunteer Ministry Welcomes New Staff Member

Emma Edwards describes admiration for FVMs as 2019-20 volunteers immerse themselves in service at Durham, Philadelphia and Silver Spring ministries

Friars Extend Sympathy to Families of Deceased

A former friar and relatives of Timothy Dauenhauer, Michael Harlan, Brian Smail have died

Franciscan Influences: Community, Generosity and Prudence on a Small Campus

SBU alumnus describes how friars’ welcoming spirit affected a decision and his life

Minister General Returns to Rome and Other News Around the Order

Christmas message from minister general, recent publications, participation in UN Climate Conference and other OFM updates

Lithuanian Friars Commemorate 30 Years of Resumed Ministry

ESC secretary Patrick McCloskey describes recent celebratory events

Franciscans International Marks Three Decades of Human Rights Work

Franciscans International Marks 30th Anniversary

Friars Celebrate Christmas With Prayer, Parties

Photos display holiday festivities around Province

Anniversary Celebration Continues at St. Camillus Parish and St. Francis International School

Cultural diversity and vibrant community life are foundational identity of Maryland parish celebrating 65th anniversary, which pastor Chris Posch says connects history with the present and future

Mourning the Deaths of Franciscans

Friars from Canada, Ireland and four Franciscan sisters have died

Friar News Briefs

Updates about Casey Cole, Joe Kotula, Dominic Monti, Joe Nangle, Paul O’Keeffe, Mark Reamer and others