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HNP Today

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

Postulants Participate in Maryland Catholics for Common Home Event

Franciscans advocate for climate justice at March 18 event in Annapolis

Emeric Szlezak Dies at 101

Funeral services for Hungary native set for March 22 in St. Petersburg, Fla.


Administration announces new assignments for Casey Cole and 11 Ringwood residents

Ministry Opportunities in Maryland, New Jersey

Parishes in Silver Spring, Pompton Lakes have job openings

Voices of Hope in a Desert of Despair

Julian Jagudilla describes horrors observed while visiting Arizona-Mexico border

Order Update: Gatherings in Thailand, Philippines

Curia news includes missionary congresses, commemorations of Francis’ encounter with the sultan, and anniversary of Secular Franciscans’ rule

Kevin Cronin Marks 50 Years as a Friar

Butler resident describes early interest in Franciscans and work with Ministry of the Word

Friar News Briefs

Updates about Michael Calabria, Peter Chepaitis, Richard Flaherty, Daniel Horan, Jim McIntosh, Philip O’Shea and others

Reflecting on the Message of Lent

George Corrigan writes about prayer, fasting and almsgiving and the joy of anticipation

Province Extends Sympathy to Families of Deceased

Former friar, SBU faculty member, relatives of HNP members have died