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HNP Today

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

Poor Clares Reconsecrate A Communist Prison

After a year of restoration work, the Monastery of the Poor Clares in Albania, called "St. Clare's," was inaugurated on October 29, 2005.

SBU Students Make Civil Rights Immersion Trip

Six St. Bonaventure University students, along with four faculty and staff members, journeyed to Samford University in Birmingham, Ala., Jan. 11 to participate in a national student conference called Faith in Action.

Friars Arrested in Anti-War Protest

Tom Ennis, Pat Sieber and 17 others were arrested at the Lockheed Martin bomb factory in King of Prussia, Pa., on Jan. 16.

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.