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HNP Today

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

PIM Participants Discuss Servant Leadership

Servant leadership was discussed with enthusiasm by participants of the Hartford, Conn., and the New York Partners in Ministry (PIM) workshops.

Siena Friary Celebrates 25th Anniversary

The friar community of Siena College celebrated the 25th anniversary of the current friary by welcoming students, faculty, administrators, and staff to an open house on Friday, Oct. 20.

Joseph Nangle Recognized for Mission Service Commitment

Joseph Nangle, former executive director and co-director of the Franciscan Mission Service (FMS) for 12 years, was awarded the 2006 Anselm Moons, OFM Award at a dinner ceremony on Oct. 21.

Newsletter Begins New Distribution Schedule

Based on a decision made at the Oct. 12 meeting of the Provincial Council, the HNP Communications Office has changed the publication schedule of this newsletter to every other week.

Provincial Council Meeting Highlights

Reports from John O'Connor about the Extraordinary General Chapter, from Daniel Dwyer about the JPIC Directorate, and from Edward Coughlin about a renewal pilgrimage in May. Details about these and other topics discussed by members at their recent meeting are described in this article.

Poor Clares Sell Christmas Cards

Christmas cards are being sold through the Sisters of St. Clare. Six designs of 5” x 7” cards are available.

Run for the Nuns Raises Money, Awareness in Cincinnati

The Cincinnati Poor Clares held its annual fundraising event, The Run for the Nuns, to promote goodwill among people of the city, family values, and wholesome enjoyment of sports and nature.

HNP’s Physician-friar Featured in Two Newspapers

Dan Sulmasy, the province's practicing physician, was featured in two newspapers this week.

Province Joins National Campaign Against Torture

With the Senate and House of Representatives passing recent legislation that attempts to deal with the prisoners at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, the question of torture has come back.

St. Anthony Shrine Hosts Semi-Annual Street Fair

St. Anthony Shrine on Arch Street in Boston hosted its annual street fair in honor of the Feast of St. Francis on Tuesday Oct. 3.