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HNP Today

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

Gerald Dolan Dies in Albany

Memorial Mass for former professor of theology to be planned

Franciscan Mission Service Accepting Applicants

30-year-old FMS offers remote discernment days, after holding alternative spring break for university students

Former St. Camillus Parish Pastor Martin Bednar Dies

Pennsylvania native spent 12 years in Bolivia and 13 years giving missions as member of HNP Ministry of the Word

Purple Heart Recipient William DeBiase Dies

Former missionary, pastor and chaplain had served at St. Francis Inn soup kitchen in Philadelphia

Allan Von Kobs Dies April 9 in New York City

Memorial Mass for Wisconsin native to be held at later date

Ministry Outreach Intensifies in a Changed World

As COVID-19 coronavirus rages through United States, outreach ministries across Province are beacons of hope, providing food, and other services

Mourning the Deaths of Franciscans

A number of friars, three Allegany sisters have died

Friar News Briefs

Updates about John Aherne, John Anglin, Peter Chepaitis, Richard Flaherty, Francis Di Spigno, Russel Murray, Michael Reyes, Angel Vazquez, Jud Weiksnar and others

Friars Extend Sympathy to Families of Deceased

Relatives of Xavier De La Huerta, John Gill, Xavier Seubert, and husband of former SBU board chair have died

Discerning a Religious Vocation in Age of COVID-19

After successful discernment gatherings in Florida and New York pre-coronavirus, Province offers online information, and interviews and retreats via Zoom