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HNP Today

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

Friar Transitions

Charles Miller has been assigned as pastor of St. Francis Parish, Triangle, effective Oct. 2.

Poor Clares Celebrate 100 Years

The Poor Clare Community in Jamaica Plains, Mass., celebrated its 100th anniverary the weekend of Sept. 16 -17.

SBU Celebrates Multiculturalism With Dedication of Damietta Center

On Sept. 15, St. Bonaventure University formally dedicated the newly-opened Damietta Center, celebrating multiculturalism and diversity.

Trees Bring Hope to St. Anthony of Padua Church in Camden

In an effort to make the neighborhood of St. Anthony of Padua Church a better place to live, the staff of the New Jersey Tree Foundation (NJTF) and a large group of volunteers planted 53 trees on Saturday Sept. 16.

Holy Cross Church Celebrates Anniversary

Friars and parishioners of Holy Cross Parish gathered last week to celebrate the 85th anniversary of the founding of the parish.

Little Bona’s Twins With Guatemalan Parish

St. Bonaventure Parish in Allegany began a relationship with San Augustin Church in Lanquin, Guatemala, nearly four years ago as a "sister parish" and has completed a successful fundraiser.

Former Siena Star Shot in Pittsburgh

A former Siena College basketball standout was one of five players shot Sunday morning at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh and police are still looking for the shooter, according to Capital 9 News in Albany.

Siena Participates in ‘Fundamentalism’ Conference

Two Siena College department heads participated during the week of Sept. 11 in a four-day conversation regarding "Beyond Fundamentalism," sponsored by the Esalen Institute's Center for Theory and Research, in Big Sur, Calif.

JPIC Update From Rome Office

Joseph Rozansky reports that the JPIC Office at the General Curia is mailing to all the provincial houses of the Order the most recent materials published by the office.

A Day of Prayer for Friars of Boston

In preparation for Francis Week at the shrine and our celebration of the feast of Saint Francis, the friar community at Arch Street shared a day of prayer and reflection on Sept. 18 at Miramar Retreat Center in Duxbury, Mass.