As friars begin summer assignments and yearlong internships, five prepare for new Brothers Walking Together program
Updates about John Anglin, Thomas Hartle, Dan Horan, Francis Kim, Steven Kuehn, Dominic Monti, Emmet Murphy, Joe Nangle, Dan Riley, Peter Schneible
The Province’s annual appeal, a major source of funding for outreach ministries and programs throughout Holy Name Province, is underway – but don’t worry. You won’t be asked to plunge into frigid ocean waters or run a 5K race to meet this challenge, promises David Convertino.
In recent weeks, friars from two provinces of the Order’s English-speaking Conference – Sacred Heart Province and the Province of Ireland – as well as several Franciscan sisters of communities connected to HNP have died.
When he learned that his year-long pastoral internship assignment in preparation of solemn profession would be at St. Anthony Shrine, the New York native was eager to dive into the dynamic urban ministry and be part of a friary with a large fraternity of solemnly professed and ordained Holy Name Province friars.
In recent weeks, the brother of Jim Kelly, sister of David Hyman as well as a longtime partner-in-ministry of the province have died
More than 50 friars attended the ordination Mass of Juan De La Cruz Turcios and Javier Del Angel de Los Santos at St. Camillus Church in Silver Spring
What a difference a year makes! Despite some pandemic-related modifications and continuing safety protocols, more than 1,400 students of the class of 2021 at two Holy Name Province-sponsored colleges were able to graduate in person
The Church concluded the five-year anniversary celebration of the release of Laudato Si’ – Pope Francis’s 2015 encyclical – with the launch on May 25 of the Laudato Si’ Action Platform by the Vatican’s Dicastery for Integral Human Development. This is an appropriate time to focus on the message and goals of the encyclical, and to implement them as Franciscans.
The Provincial Administration has announced new assignments for two friars and the withdrawal of a friar from the Province’s formation program.
The June issue of Fraternitas, the Order’s international newsletter, features news about the Franciscan participation in Laudato Si’ Week at the General Curia; an article about the friars in in Libya looking for new missionaries to work there; and new Franciscan books, including one by Murray Bodo, OFM, of St. John the Baptist Province. It also publicizes upcoming events, among them next month’s General Chapter that will be attended by leaders of OFM provinces from around the world. A prayer for the success of the 2021 General Chapter is included.
The priestly ordination of two young friars caused John Heffernan to reflect on his own 30-plus years of vocation and changes in the Church during these three decades