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HNP Today

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

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.

Master’s Degree for Formators Now Available

The Antonianum in Rome is now offering a master's degree for formators.

General Minister’s Easter Letter

The General Minister, José Rodríguez Carballo, OFM, addressed his Easter letter to the elderly and infirm friars of the Order.

Immigration: The Struggle for Justice Marches On

If you watch or read the news, you cannot miss the fact that immigration reform is a top-tier political issue. We have known this in our HNP ministries for a number of years, but now the larger political and social arena is waking up.

English-speaking Provincials Meet

Lay Brother Delegate Andy Brophy, OFM, of the Assumption Province, will attend the Extraordinary General Chapter in Assisi this fall. The members of the Order's English-speaking Conference chose Andy from a field of nine lay brothers to join the ESC provincial ministers at the Chapter.

Easter Break

In celebration of Easter week, there will be no HNP Today next week. The next issue will be published April 26.

Changed Addresses

Donan McGovern has a new e-mail address; the friars in Lima, Peru, have a new address for packages.

SBU Has a New Provost

Michael Fischer, the current dean of the School of Business and of the School of Graduate Studies, has been appointed as provost and vice president for academic affairs at St. Bonaventure's.

Point Lookout Advisory

The postulants will be using the house April 27-28. For all other times, please feel free to call and reserve space.

‘Don’t Call Me a Saint’

In April 1988, the Anthonian published an article ("A Hunger for Justice") on the life of the Catholic Worker Movement's founder, Dorothy Day. A New York businesswoman, Claudia Larson, was so moved by the Anthonian account of Dorothy's life that she decided to make Dorothy's life better known.