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HNP Today

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

Sick and Retired Directorate Meets

St. Anthony Friary in Butler, N.J., was the setting for the most recent convening of the sick and retired directorate on April 18.

A Special Baptism in Raleigh

The baptism of a special young woman at St. Francis Parish appeared on the front page of the Raleigh News & Observer on Easter Sunday.

SBU Settles Lawsuit

St. Bonaventure University and its former athletic director have reached an amicable settlement of a lawsuit filed against the university.

Jack Coffey to Retire from SBU

John "Jack" Coffey, an affiliate of the Province and head chef at the friary at St. Bonaventure University, will retire after 45 years of service.

The Hermitage Experience

Our novitiate program allows one to experience community and the spiritual life in an intense way. Besides regular days of recollection and integration seminars, etc., the novices recently had the experience of living in a hermitage for two weeks.

Fire Destroys Resort in Callicoon

On April 12, the Villa Roma Resort, well known by the friars of Holy Name Province, was destroyed in one of the most devastating fires in recent Sullivan County history.

Friar Assignment

Eric Kyle has been assigned to Saint Anthony Friary in Butler, N.J.

Saint of 9/11 to Premiere at Tribeca Film Festival

Saint of 9/11, a feature-length documentary about Mychal Judge, will have its world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival this Thursday in lower Manhattan.

April Council Meeting Highlights

These are the highlights of the April 20-21 meeting of the Provincial Council.

Provincial’s Report and Schedule

I have now returned from a meeting of the English-speaking Conference of Provincials and from a fraternal visit to our ministries at Atlanta, Athens and Anderson. I will visit our parishes in Greenville and Columbia in the next few months.