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HNP Today

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

Colleges on a Building Spree

An article in the Buffalo News has a number of references to St. Bonaventure University.

JPIC Events in 2007

Reserve these dates next year for the Annual JPIC Local Contacts Retreat and the Ecumenical Advocacy Days for Global Peace with Justice.

Looking Ahead at Saint Anthony Shrine

The directors of the various ministries of Saint Anthony Shrine gathered for a day of planning on June 16.

Friar Assignments

Declan McCabe, William Herbst, John Hogan and Louis Iasiello have new assignments.

Louis Iasiello Retires from the Navy

Louis Iasiello retired as the 23rd Chief of Naval Chaplains on June 23.

Marion Ressel Dies

Marion Ressel, 89 years of age, a professed Franciscan friar for 53 years, died on June 20 at Holy Name Friary, Ringwood, N.J.

St. Bonaventure to Host Franciscan Academics at AFCU Conference

The campus of St. Bonaventure University will be bustling this weekend as academics from around the country gather to explore the Franciscan tradition and discuss ways the tradition can be used to develop a unique sense of mission in higher education today.

Assisi Basilica Restoration Completed

The Catholic News Service reports that the restoration of the Basilica of St. Francis in Assisi has been completed, more than eight years after the earthquake there.

SBU Breaks Ground for Library Addition

Ground was broken for the new Paul and Irene Bogoni Rare Books Addition to Friedsam Memorial Library June 19 at St. Bonaventure University.

A Different Retreat at Siena

Last week, Siena hosted a different group of Franciscans for a weeklong gathering.