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HNP Today

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

Church Hall Rededicated to Former Pastor

Last fall, Brian Cullinane, pastor of Assumption of Our Blessed Lady Church in Wood-Ridge, N.J., determined that the basement of his church desperately needed a face lift, not only for the sake of his parish but for the use of the local community as well.

New or Changed Addresses

Boniface Hanley has a new e-mail address.

Protests in Olean Against the Iraq War

Fourteen members of the Olean Area Coalition for Peace and Justice protested the third anniversary of the Iraq war in downtown Olean on Monday. Some were members of the St. Bonaventure University community.

Simulation Helps to Understand Frustration of Poverty

About 30 people experienced the virtual realities of poverty in a unique poverty simulation conducted Feb. 17 by St. Bonaventure's University Ministries.

Critical Mass for Immigrant Justice

Would you join your brother priests on April 2 in preaching the Word of God in support of those living in fear in our country to help them find a path to citizenship?

Secular Franciscans Begin Formation Journey

On February 25, 13 candidates were received into the Secular Franciscan Order for the Fraternidad Imaculada Concepcion at 96th Street in New York.

ESC JPIC Animators Meet

The JPIC animators of the English-speaking Conference met in Washington, D.C., March 8-9 at the Franciscan Mission Service.

Brian Jordan Gives St. Pat’s Invocation

Brian Jordan delivered the invocation at the St. Patrick's Day Governor's Breakfast on March 17, hosted by Honorable George E. Pataki, governor of the state of New York, and the Ireland Chamber of Commerce in the U.S. The Governor's Breakfast was held in the Grand Ballroom of the Waldorf Astoria in New York City.

SPUFY Meets in St. Petersburg

Seven friars, all solemnly professed for less than five years, met in St. Petersburg for their semi-annual meeting.

News from Siena

John Van Hook is Emeritus Professor, Dennis Tamburello will have a sabbatical in Spring, 2007, and other news.