This Month in Provincial History

Maria Hayes Features

Notable events from March include:

One Year Ago
March 11, 2016 – The Franciscan Friars of Holy Name Province and the Siena College Board of Trustees reaffirmed their relationship by signing an agreement titled “Our shared Commitment to Catholic Franciscan Higher Education.” The agreement specifies the mutual desire of Siena and the Province to advance the educational mission of the college in a manner that respects and preserves its Catholic-Franciscan character.

March 13, 2016 – After nearly 40 years of service, Holy Name Province returned care of Our Lady of Lourdes Parish in Lima, Peru, to the archdiocese.

Five Years Ago
March 5, 2012 – The Provincial Administration announced that St. Anthony Residence, the friars’ retirement house in Boston, would close at the end of the fiscal year. Both financial and demographic factors led to the decision.

March 23, 2012 – The Province and St. Bonaventure University made official their relationship by signing the first-ever memo of understanding.

Ten Years Ago
March 9, 2007 – Siena College’s Board of Trustees elected alumnus and Provincial councilor Kevin Mullen, OFM, as the next president of the Loudonville, N.Y., college. Kevin served in the role until summer 2014 when he was elected Provincial Minister.

15 Years Ago
March 22-23, 2002 – As part of a series of events marking the 100th anniversary of Holy Name Province, Dominic Monti, OFM, gave a presentation on the history of the Province at St. Bonaventure University.

Maria Hayes is communications coordinator for Holy Name Province.

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