Notable events from May include the following:
One Year Ago
May 22, 2016 – Holy Name Province returned care of St. Joseph Parish in Anderson, S.C., to the Diocese of Charleston. The friars served at St. Joseph’s for five years.
Five Years Ago
May 4, 2012 – The Washington Theological Union held its 43rd and final commencement exercises.
May 19, 2012 – Stephen DeWitt, OFM, and Daniel Horan, OFM, were ordained to the priesthood at St. Camillus Church in Silver Spring, Md.
Ten Years Ago
May 19, 2007 – George Corrigan, OFM, and Emerson Rodriguez-Delgado, OFM, were ordained to the priesthood at St. Francis of Assisi Church in Raleigh, N.C.
May 23, 2007 – Friars moved into the newly built (and current) St. Francis Friary on West 31st Street in New York City.
15 Years Ago
May 20, 2002 – A street sign, bearing the name of the late Mychal Judge, OFM, was installed at the corner of Seventh Avenue and 31st Street in New York City.
May 25, 2002 – John C. Coughlin, OFM, Michael Johnson, OFM, and Jacek Orzechowski, OFM, were ordained to the priesthood at St. Francis of Assisi Church in New York City.
20 Years Ago
May 17, 1997 – Jacques LaPointe, OFM, was ordained to the priesthood at St. Patrick-St. Anthony Church in Connecticut.
25 Years Ago
1992 – Dennis Wilson, OFM, was ordained to the priesthood in the Crypt Church of the Basilica of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C.
— Maria Hayes is communications coordinator for Holy Name Province.
- “This Month in Provincial History” – March 1, 2017, HNP Today
- “Anderson Friars Featured in Newspaper for Flair for Fun and Faith’” – April 6, 2011, HNP Today
- “WTU to Cease Operations a Year Earlier Than Planned” – Dec. 21, 2011 HNP Today
- “Provincial Office Relocates; New Building Houses Staff and Residences” – Aug. 1, 2007, HNP Today
- “Media Interest in Mychal Judge Grows as Anniversary Approaches” – Sept. 7, 2011, HNP Today