Francis Medal Presented to Wood-Ridge Parishioner

Jocelyn Thomas Around the Province

WOOD-RIDGE, N.J. — Richard Mucowski, OFM, presented the HNP Francis Medal earlier this year to a 100-year-old parishioner of Assumption of Our Blessed Lady Parish. Anthony Giuseffi, born in January 1915, was recognized on Jan. 31 at Assumption Church, where he has belonged and volunteered for roughly 70 years. “We honored Anthony because of his faithful dedication to the friars, …

Assumption Energizes Music Ministry

HNP Communications Around the Province

This is one in an occasional series of profiles of music ministries around Holy Name Province. The last installment — in the Aug. 14 issue of HNP Today — featured the music ministry of Immaculate Conception Church in Durham, N.C. WOOD-RIDGE, N.J. — Kristen Dziuba, 24, represents the changing face of music ministry at Assumption of Our Blessed Lady Church. The youthful — but experienced …