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HNP Today

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

Deaths in Franciscan Communities

Two friars and an Allegany sister have died

Provincial Office Announces Staff Changes

New employee hired as familiar faces shift roles  

Earth Day Challenge Could Not Be Greater

Franciscan faith-based environmental group members describe impact on planet of fracking and other behaviors

Provincials’ Spring Meeting and Other ESC News

Conference updates include chapter plans, Ireland friary closing and friars in opening day parade

Province Extends Sympathy to Families of Deceased

Relatives of four friars have died

Ministry Opportunity in Pennsylvania

Neumann University seeks priest for chaplain position

Observing Life and Culture in Cuba

Jim McIntosh describes recent visit to OFM mission

Journeying Through Lent Around the Province

George Corrigan, John O'Connor, Patrick Tuttle, Jim Vacco and other describe highlights of season

Order Update: Kenyan Friar’s Teaching Award

Curia news includes webinar dates, 2021 General Chapter secretary choice, and visit by General Minister to Peru


Administration announces retirement of Ignatius Smith