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HNP Today

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

Regis Duffy, Franciscan, Dies

Regis Duffy was more than a theological colleague. He was my friend.

New or Changed E-Mail Addresses

John Burke has a new e-mail address.

Poor Clare Address Change

The Poor Clares in Andover, Mass. have a new mailing address.

St. Petersburg Library Missing History Book

The library at St. Anthony's Friary in St. Petersburg lacks a copy of Adalbert Callahan's Medieval Francis in Modern America, the first history of Holy Name Province.

Help Win Money for the Guild

You can help win $5,000 for St. Anthony's Guild by participating in the current Catholic Digest's "Love Your Neighbor" offering.

Photos of the New Provincials Meeting

John O'Connor has been attending a meeting of new Provincials at the General Curia in Rome. Photos from this meeting can be found on the General Curia's web site.

Plaque Dedicated at Arch Street

On Jan. 22, the friar community welcomed Dorothy and Gene Greene and some of their family members for a special dedication.

Margate Window Dedicated

The stained glass window depicting St. Francis's "Canticle of the Sun" has added to our tiny chapel's simple beauty and prayerful atmosphere. On Jan. 11, John O'Connor, accompanied by the Provincial Council, solemnly blessed and dedicated the window.

Province Celebrates Martin Luther King, Jr.

St. Joseph Church hosted the Provincial celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. this year on Jan. 22 in Wilmington, Del.

Religious Shareholders Force Disclosure By GE

In the successful conclusion of a 10-year shareholder initiative, the Tri-State Coalition For Responsible Investment (Tri-CRI) announced Jan. 10 that it has been victorious in pressuring General Electric to reveal that it had spent tens of millions of dollars to delay cleaning up the Hudson River and other PCB sites.