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HNP Today

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

Jay Woods Set for Solemn Profession

After 13-year career in theater, television and film, friar follows a call to service and fraternity

Laudato Si’ and What Is Ours to Do

Franciscans place emphasis on care for creation through webinars, reflections, and Laudato Si’ Revolution website

Ministries Commemorate Juneteenth

In recognition of Juneteenth, friars and partners-in-ministry speak out about importance of Black Lives Matter movement

Friar News Briefs – July 2020

Updates about John Anglin, Ross Chamberland, Peter Chepaitis, Capistran Heim, Brian Jordan, Francis Pompei, and others

Reflections on Conversion and Equality

Friars Henry Fulmer and Julian Jagudilla describe need for conversion and equality of all ethnic groups

Counselors Provide Calm in Pandemic Storm

Services in New York and Boston bracing for pandemic of a different kind – a surge in mental illness brought on by COVID-19

Bells of Remembrance Toll on Siena Campus

Province gives three bells to college in memory of Ed Coughlin and Mychal Judge ring for justice and unity

Angel Vazquez Completes Internship Year at SBU in Preparation for Solemn Profession

Friar uses barber’s chair to help young people strengthen their relationships with God – and to give advice on dorm cooking, family matters, and social life


New assignment for Casey Cole

Province Joins Facebook Ad Boycott

HNP encourages Facebook, Inc., to take action to prevent spread of hate speech