A blog focusing on the fraternal and ministerial activities of Holy Name Province and the Order.
James Nagle has withdrawn from the Province's formation program and has been accepted into the novitiate of the St. Barbara Province.
The membership data for the Order, as of Dec. 31, 2005, has been published. This shows that the Order as a whole is continuing to lose membership.
Theodore Anthony (Stanislaus) Blackowski, 87 years of age, a professed Franciscan friar for 65 years and a priest for 60 years, died on June 8 at Holy Name Friary, Ringwood, N.J.
The Order's newsletter, Fraternitas, is now available at www.ofm.org.
On May 6, four sisters from the Wappingers Falls Poor Clare Community were in a car accident.
The initiative supports church-related, liberal arts colleges and universities in order to identify and nurture a new generation of highly talented and religiously committed leaders for church and society.
Martin Bednar has a new e-mail address.
The proceedings of the Second International JPIC Congress held in Uberlândia, Brazil, are now available online.
The Instrumentum Laboris for the Order's Extraordinary General Chapter next September is also available there.
To raise public awareness of the global AIDS pandemic on the 25th anniversary of the Centers for Disease Control report that identified the disease, an African village is being re-created June 20-24 in New York's Grand Central Terminal.