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

Francis Medals to be Presented

In gratitude for their selfless work on the HNP sexual misconduct compliance board, Martha Keener (former chair) and Bob Hazlett are going to be honored with Francis Medals at a Mass at St. Bonaventure's in Paterson at 4 p.m. on May 21. If any friars are interested in attending and/or concelebrating, please let Jim Kelly know at (201) 791-1499 so that enough food can be ordered for the celebratory dinner that follows.

Major Transition Announced for Friars’ Ministry in Providence

As a result of discussions that have taken place over the past several months between the Province and the Diocese of Providence, the friars' ministry there will be entering a major transition.

Become a ‘Virtual Marcher’ to End Genocide in Darfur!

Even if you were not able to march this past Sunday, you can become a "virtual marcher."

Louis Vitale Released from Jail

Louis Vitale, OFM, former provincial of the St. Barbara Province, in jail for protests at the School of the Americas, was released April 30.

FI Newsletter Available

The latest issue of the Franciscan International newsletter is now available on the Web.

May Fraternitas Available

The May issue of the Order's newsletter, Fraternitas, is now available on the Web.

Update on Immigration Reform

This week saw the next step in the efforts to achieve comprehensive immigration reform. Several HNP ministries participated in prayer and rallies on May 1.

Diapers, Dumpsters, and Making Merry

This week saw the next step in the efforts to achieve comprehensive immigration reform. Several HNP ministries participated in prayer and rallies on May 1.

Francis Medals Awarded at LBI

The 600 diverse people who attended a bilingual ecumenical service at Corpus Christi Church in Elsmere, Del., May 1, prayed for just immigration reform and listened to several testimonies.

Francis Medals Awarded at LBI

Francis Medals were presented to six parishioners at the annual Volunteer Recognition event at Beach Haven April 28.