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HNP Today

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

Edwin Robinson Earns Professional Certificate

Edwin Robinson has earned a Professional Certificate in Spiritual Gerontology.

Franciscan Volunteers Start Year in Camden

The volunteers from the Franciscan Volunteer Ministry were welcomed to their place of service at St. Anthony of Padua Church in Camden, N.J., on August 19.

Friar Transitions

Daniel Kenna has submitted his resignation as Principal of Cardinal Gibbons High School in Raleigh, N.C.

Province Hires Communications Director

Jocelyn Thomas has accepted the position of director of communications for Holy Name Province.

Solemn Profession Details

The friar community at St. Francis Church on West 31st Street in New York City, is pleased to welcome the solemn profession class of 2006 - George Corrigan, Zachary Elliott, Emerson Rodríguez Delgado and Gonzalo de Jesús Torres Acosta - for the liturgy of profession on Saturday, Sept. 9, at noon.

Three Become Postulants

Provincial Minister John O'Connor accepted three men into the fraternity of Holy Name Province as postulants during evening prayer on August 13 at Holy Cross Church in the Bronx.

Friar Killed in Colombia

A Franciscan friar was killed in Colombia in what is being described as unclear circumstances.

A Summer of Service Abroad

Siena College students served many people in many places this summer.

Eco Bolivia and Protecting Biodiversity

I recently spent four days at an eco-spirituality retreat in a protected area at Serere, Bolivia. Located at the heart of the Amazon basin and accessible only by a boat, this piece of land has an exquisite beauty and a diversity of fauna and flora.

Servant Leadership: Theme of Autumn PIMs

This autumn, the ministerial development directorate will be offering "Partner-in-Ministry" workshops at four locations: Hartford, 96th Street, Pompton Lakes and Raleigh.