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HNP Today

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

Friar Update

Christopher Dunn and Linh Hoang's mother have had surgery, and Robert Mayer withdraws from the formation program.

Siena Panelists to Discuss Frank McCourt’s Latest Memoir

Panelists at Siena College will examine multiple themes in McCourts collective memoirs which tell the story of an impoverished Irish Catholic immigrant to America.

David Convertino Completes Fund-raising Certification

David Convertino enrolled in coursework at Boston University leading to certification in professional fundraising.

Friar Wins “OTTY Award”

Angelus Gambatese received the OTTY Award from Our Town, a community newspaper covering the upper East Side of Manhattan.

Clemson Ministry Given to Diocese

As many of you know, the Province has been in discussion with Diocese of Charleston for several months, investigating the possibility of our staffing the Clemson SC Ministry.

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.