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HNP Today

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

Catholic School Seeks Principal in Olean

Southern Tier Catholic School of Olean, N.Y., is searching for a full-time principal to start during the Fall 2006 semester.

Diocesan Seminarians Study at Siena

Men discerning a vocation as priests in the Diocese of Albany live together and study philosophy and theology at Siena College. The Evangelist has the story.

Siena Students Study Abroad

One of the responsibilities of Brian Belanger, director of international programs at Siena College, is promoting Siena students studying abroad for a semester or school year.

Friar Transitions

Kyle Haden has a new assignment. Mario Gomez has withdrawn from the novitiate.

Declan McCabe Dies

Brother Declan McCabe, OFM, 75, a professed Franciscan friar for 49 years, died on July 20 at St. Anthony Hospital, St. Petersburg, Fla.

Declan Madden Dies

Father Declan Madden, OFM, 85, a professed Franciscan friar for 63 years and a priest for 59 years, died on July 18 at Exempla Good Samaritan Medical Center, Lafayette, Colo.

Bishop Tells Visionaries to Stop Marian Apparition Claims

The local bishop has urged the six alleged Marian visionaries in Medjugorje to stop claiming that Mary has been visiting them for 25 years.

Petition to End Killings in the Philippines

Hundreds of people from the Philippines and around the world have signed a petition calling for an end to the relentless killings of human rights defenders and labor and peasant leaders in that country.

Franciscan Biblical Study Center of Hong Kong Celebrates 60 Years

The 60th anniversary of the Franciscan Biblical Study Center, founded on Aug. 2, 1945 by Gabriele Allegra, OFM, was celebrated in Hong Kong June 21-24.

Frank Sevola Newly Elected to SBU Board of Trustees

Frank Sevola was elected to a three-year term, and Thomas Gallagher was re-elected to a three-year term. Daniel Dwyer was elected to be secretary of the board for the next year.