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

Edwin Robinson Recognized for Work

During his many years as a Franciscan priest, Edwin Robinson has been a teacher, a prison chaplain, a parish priest, a certified home health aide, a scholar, a university chaplain, and director of pastoral care at St. Cabrini Nursing Home. But a single syllable word affectionately uttered by a resident reveals another beloved, but unofficial role he plays: friend.

Charles Finnegan Awarded Honorary Doctorate

Charles Finnegan was awarded an honorary doctorate at Neumann College during the academic awards convocation there on April 21.

New E-Mail Address

Raphael Bonanno has a new e-mail address:

New Holy Cross Web Site

Holy Cross Parish in the Bronx has a new Web site:

Siena Art Exhibit in Hartford

Greg Zoltowski of the Siena College Creative Arts Department will be having a one-person show at the Clare Gallery at the Franciscan Center for Urban Ministry in Hartford, Conn.

Memorial Day: Remembering the War in Iraq

Brennan Connelly has made a suggestion to all HNP ministries that for Memorial Day 2006 we might consider a way to remember those who have died in Iraq.

SBU Candlelight Ceremony to Be Held for Graduates

St. Bonaventure University's Class of 2006 will participate in the 11th annual Candlelight Ceremony on the steps of Plassmann Hall.

66th Commencement at Siena College

Siena College anticipates awarding more than 800 baccalaureate degrees at the college's 66th annual commencement ceremony May 21.

Ken Himes Protests Honorary Degree for Rice

Kenneth Himes and another faculty member at Boston College have written a letter denouncing the decision to invite Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice to speak at the school's graduation and give her an honorary degree.

Solemn Profession Scheduled

The solemn profession of George Corrigan, Zachary Elliott, Emerson Rodriguez-Delgado and Gonzalo de Jesus Torres has been scheduled for noon on Saturday, Sept. 9, at St. Francis, West 31st Street, New York.