Main Content

HNP Today

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

SBU Advertising Students Present Campaign In NYC

The St. Bonaventure University chapter of the American Advertising Federation will be heading to New York City May 5-6 to present its national advertising plan.

A Fiesta at Arch Street

The friars at Arch Street anticipated "Cinco de Mayo" with a celebration May 1.

Altar Girls Debut In Northern Virginia

History was made at a Catholic church in Arlington on March 26 when the first altar girls assisted at the Sunday service.

Material Sought for 2005 Annals

The Provincial Annals is still looking for reports from the various ministries of the Province for 2005. Material received by June 1 can be used. Please mail the material to Julian Davies at Siena College or to

Simon Scanlon Writing Awards Entries Sought

The Way of St. Francis has established the annual Simon Scanlon Writing Awards in memory of their longtime editor and publisher, Simon Scanlon, OFM.

SBU’s Franciscan Center for Social Concern Seeks Director

The Franciscan Center for Social Concern (FCSC) at St. Bonaventure University is looking for a new director.

About the Photo

Friars from Holy Name College and the Custody of the Holy Land gathered on the Washington mall with those seeking justice for immigrants on April 9. The photo was taken by Octavio Duran.

Margate Phone Out

High winds and rain have disabled the main phone number at Margate. The friars there can be contacted on Boniface's line at (609) 822-6678 or via the fax at (609) 822-0601.

Bishops Release Justice for Immigrants Kit

The U.S. Catholic bishops have published a kit to help Catholics engage in a Justice for Immigrants campaign. The kit offers resources for parishes, schools, religious education and youth programs, and is available at

Memorial Mass for John Burke at Fair Lawn

The Church of St. Anne in Fair Lawn, N.J., will have a Memorial Mass for Bishop John Burke on May 20.