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

Visioning and Planning Committee

The newly formed Visioning and Planning Committee met a third time for an all day brainstorming meeting on January 27th at Holy Name Church on 96th Street.

Ministerial Development Directorate Meeting

On Jan. 31 the Ministerial Development Directorate met at the Provincial Offices for its third meeting of the year.

Five Receive Francis Award in Pompton Lakes

The Francis Award was presented to 5 individuals by John O'Connor on the weekend of Jan. 28. He was there to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of St. Mary's as a parish.

The Grace of Our Origins

The grace of God intervenes. The Franciscan movement has begun.

Audience with the Holy Father

I was received by the Holy Father, Benedict XVI on the 26th of January. We spoke about the process being carried out by the Order as a preparation for the celebration of the VIII Centenary of its foundation during the personal meeting.

Friar Update

Christopher Dunn and Linh Hoang's mother have had surgery, and Robert Mayer withdraws from the formation program.

Siena Panelists to Discuss Frank McCourt’s Latest Memoir

Panelists at Siena College will examine multiple themes in McCourts collective memoirs which tell the story of an impoverished Irish Catholic immigrant to America.

David Convertino Completes Fund-raising Certification

David Convertino enrolled in coursework at Boston University leading to certification in professional fundraising.

Friar Wins “OTTY Award”

Angelus Gambatese received the OTTY Award from Our Town, a community newspaper covering the upper East Side of Manhattan.

Clemson Ministry Given to Diocese

As many of you know, the Province has been in discussion with Diocese of Charleston for several months, investigating the possibility of our staffing the Clemson SC Ministry.