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

High School Classmates Remember John Burke

Twenty four classmates of the late Bishop John Burke at St. Cecilia High School, Englewood, N.J., gathered for their 54th reunion celebration on May 24.

Camden Parishioners Spared

Jud Weiksnar reports that the 1.2 billion dollar Cramer Hill Development plan, which would have had a major impact on St. Anthony of Padua parishioners, has been scrapped.

Ministerial Development Meets

The ministerial development directorate met recently with a full agenda.

Anthonian Wins Two Awards

The Anthonian magazine won awards for two articles by Octavio Duran.

Church Fire in Durham

I could hear the fire alarms going off in the background and Jacek yelling into the phone above the noise that there was a fire in the church.

Friar Assignments

Roch Coogan and Brice Leavins have new assignments.

Summer Assignments

The school year has ended at Holy Name College, and the students are ready for their summer assignments.

Provincial Council Meeting Highlights

These are the highlights of the Provincial Council meeting held on May 16-17 at the Provincial Office in New York.

Francis Medals Presented to Lay Partners

John O'Connor presented Francis Medals to Robert Hazlett and Martha O'Reilly Keener at St. Bonaventure Church in Paterson, N.J., on May 21.

Hispanic Ministry Committee to Head South

We discussed immigration issues, the challenges facing Hispanic candidates for the diaconate, the change whereby friars in initial formation will go to Cochabamba after their first year of theology at HNC, and the improvement of frequency and quality of Spanish classes during initial formation.