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

Franciscans Celebrate Eighth Centenary of St. Elizabeth of Hungary

To commemorate the eighth centenary of the birth of St. Elizabeth of Hungary and Thuringia, patroness of the Secular Franciscan Order, the Inter-Franciscan Commission that is based at the TOR General Curia in Rome is sponsoring a special program of activities during the next year.

New Clare Book Available

Clare of Assisi: Early Documents: The Lady provides new translations of Clare's writings and related primary sources, as well as previously unpublished documents to chronicle the life of Saint Clare.

Celebrations of St. Anthony

The feast of St. Anthony of Padua is celebrated in New York and Boston.

Camden Chosen as Site for Franciscan Volunteer Ministry

St. Anthony of Padua Parish in Camden, N.J., will host a new community of Franciscan volunteer ministers beginning in August.

Friar Contact Changes

Evan Greco has a new phone number; Charles Steen has a new e-mail address.

JPIC Compilation Available

The JPIC Office in the General Curia in Rome is offering a compilation of citations dealing with the theme of justice, peace and the integrity of creation.

An Evening of Celebration at Arch Street

On the second Sunday of each month, the friars at St. Anthony Shrine gather to celebrate the friars' birthdays for the month.

Friar on the Internet

The Diocese of Albany's newspaper, The Evangelist, published an article this week about Dennis Tamburello's new venture in blogging.


Kevin Cronin will be preaching a homily for the feast of Corpus Christi on the new weekly show of Telecare TV called "The Word."

Conrad Loftus Assigned to Ringwood

Conrad Loftus has been assigned to Holy Name Friary in Ringwood, N.J., effective June 14.