A blog focusing on the fraternal and ministerial activities of Holy Name Province and the Order.
The JPIC animators of the English-speaking Conference met in Washington, D.C., March 8-9 at the Franciscan Mission Service.
Brian Jordan delivered the invocation at the St. Patrick's Day Governor's Breakfast on March 17, hosted by Honorable George E. Pataki, governor of the state of New York, and the Ireland Chamber of Commerce in the U.S. The Governor's Breakfast was held in the Grand Ballroom of the Waldorf Astoria in New York City.
Seven friars, all solemnly professed for less than five years, met in St. Petersburg for their semi-annual meeting.
John Van Hook is Emeritus Professor, Dennis Tamburello will have a sabbatical in Spring, 2007, and other news.
As part of its Lenten programs, the Catholic Center at the University of Georgia was pleased to host two special events during the week of March 5.
Deacon Andy Golden of St. Peter the Apostle Parish in River Edge, N.J. reports that they have created a memorial page for Bishop John Burke.
At last week's Provincial Council meeting, the Council added Holy Name Province's name to those in support of the "Humanitarian Aid is Never a Crime" campaign being sponsored by the organization No More Deaths.
Dominic Monti and Francis Di Spigno are currently visiting our mission in Peru.
"I was in Manhattan so I dropped into St. Francis of Assisi Church on West 31st Street, the home office for confession."
Between 40,000 and 50,000 people gathered on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol on March 7 to demand comprehensive immigration reform and not the punitive anti-immigrant legislation going through now. Franciscans from several ministries were in full participation at this historic event.