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HNP Today

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

JPIC Congress in Brazil

Embracing The Excluded of Today: The Second International JPIC Congress opened here on Jan. 30 as part of the celebration of the 800th anniversary of the Order. A Congress is when friars from each entity of the Order are invited to attend a meeting to reflect on a particular issue.

Provincial Schedule

The Provincial's schedule for the next few weeks.

Some Reflections on My Visit to Rome

Our meetings began on Monday morning at 7 a.m. with morning prayer and the celebration of Mass.

Franciscan Institute Receives Anonymous Gift

An anonymous gift to the Franciscan Institute at St. Bonaventure University will create an endowment that will offer opportunities for women and men in the Franciscan family to learn about their own tradition and bring those values into their local communities, cities and ministries.

Bonaventure Community Sponsors Hurricane Relief Service Trip

Alumni and members of the surrounding community are invited to join St. Bonaventure University students, faculty and staff as they mount a community-wide service effort to help the victims of Hurricane Katrina.

Siena Students Journey to Guatemala

In the aftermath of Hurricane Stan this past fall, which devastated many impoverished, rural communities throughout Guatemala, 14 Siena students and I traveled to three remote Guatemalan highland locations in January and delivered desperately needed assistance.

Parishioners Learn About Immigration

At an Immigration Night on Jan. 19 at St. Camillus, 200 people gathered to listen to Bishop Francisco González and Kevin Appleby of the USCCB.

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.