Province Celebrates 2014 Jubilarians

Maria Hayes In the Headlines

Last month, Pope Francis reminded the faithful of God’s great love for them, saying “God lowers himself, coming down to earth as little and poor, showing that in order to be similar to him we must not place ourselves above others, but rather lower ourselves, place ourselves in service, make ourselves small with the small, poor with the poor.” As 2014 …

Deaths in Franciscan Communities

HNP Communications Franciscan World

During recent weeks, two Franciscans have passed to eternal life. Fr. Gilbert J. Silverio, OFM, 88, of Immaculate Conception Province, died Dec. 7, at St. Christopher Friary, Boston. Sr. Maria Assumpta Dunha, OSF, of the Franciscan Sisters of Allegany, N.Y., died Nov. 14 at Santa Casa de Misericordia in Anápolis, Brazil. Editor’s note: HNP Today welcomes news of deaths of Franciscan brothers, …