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HNP Today

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

Parishes Honor Our Lady of Guadalupe

Parishes Honor Our Lady of Guadalupe

Feast celebrations include street processions, Las Mañanitas, Mariachi bands, dramatic reenactments, dancers in regalia, Mass and traditional fare


Kevin Cronin appears on Telethon

Kevin Cronin was invited to participate in the Telecare Telethon on Jan. 15.

Kevin Mackin to be Honored

Kevin Mackin, who has served since 1996 as the ninth president of Siena College, will be honored as the Marketer-Executive-Citizen-Award (MECA) winner for 2006 by the Eastern New York affiliate of Sales & Marketing Executives International.

Highlights of the January Provincial Council Meeting

The Provincial Council met Jan. 9-11 in Margate, N.J.

Installation Mass at Sacred Heart in Tampa

Even though the friars have been at Sacred Heart Church in Tampa since last July, this Jan. 8 was the day when Bishop Robert Lynch of the Diocese of St. Petersburg was able to come to install Andrew Reitz as the first Franciscan pastor of Sacred Heart Church and officially welcome the friars to Tampa.

Peace in the Truth

Peace is an irrepressible yearning present in the heart of each person, regardless of his or her particular cultural identity.

Martin Luther King Remembered

On April 4, 1968, Martin Luther King was shot by James Earl Ray, while standing on the balcony of the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tenn., where he was to lead a march of sanitation workers protesting against low wages and poor working conditions. He was only 39 at the time of his death.

New E-Mail Address

Tom Vigliotta has a new e-mail address.

Phil’s Chortle

One day while he was at the track betting on the ponies and nearly losing his shirt, Mitch noticed a priest who stepped out onto the track and blessed the forehead of one of the horses lining up for the fourth race.

Wanting to Dance

A friend of the Province is alluded to in an article in today's New York Times concerning the role of drinking in English culture.

Conventual Minister General Responds to Critics of Assisi Friars

The General Minister of the Conventuals has responded to critics of the friars in Assisi after the recent publication of Pope Benedict's motu proprio.