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

Gutting Houses in New Orleans

Emmet Murphy returned May 13 from a week as a volunteer in New Orleans. He participated in a group of 12 people organized by Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Paterson, N.J.

Gutting Houses in New Orleans

Emmet Murphy returned May 13 from a week as a volunteer in New Orleans. He participated in a group of 12 people organized by Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Paterson, N.J.

Lou Iasiello Receives National Award

Chief of Navy Chaplains Louis Iasiello recently received the National Citizenship Award at the National Institute of the Military Chaplains Association.

New Opportunities in Providence

This year marks the 50th anniversary of Franciscan ministry in Providence, R.I. As we celebrate our history, we stand on the threshold of an entirely new ministry for the friars of Holy Name Province.

Address Change for Lima

Paul Breslin is trying to keep down mailing expenses and gives these instructions for sending mail and packages to the friars in Lima, Peru.

Did You Know?

Mother's Day was originally started after the Civil War, as a protest to the carnage of that war, by women who had lost their sons. Here is the original Mother's Day Proclamation from 1870, followed by a little "herstory."

Ben Taylor Returns to Project Create

Benedict Taylor has completed a period of recuperation at Holy Name Friary in New York and has returned to work at Project Create in Harlem. He has a new address: 1261 Fifth Ave., Apt. 702, New York, NY 10029. His phone number is (212) 663-1975 x337.

A CEO and a Monk

Our Lady of Angels Church will sponsor one of its own parishioners in a special presentation titled "Spirituality in the Workplace: Practical Advice from a CEO and a Monk."

Siena’s radio station on the Internet

Siena College radio station WVCR-FM is back on the Internet with a remodeled Web page and a live feed.

Celebrating Hospitality and Community Building

Harbor Towers are two high-rise residential towers on Boston's waterfront, not far from Saint Anthony Shrine. A home Mass was celebrated there May 7.