HNP Communications Friar News

The Provincial Administration has announced new roles for three friars — Cidouane Joseph, OFM, Francis McHugh, OFM, and Gene Pistacchio, OFM – all effective immediately.

Gene Pistacchio has been assigned to the US-6 interprovincial novitiate team at Old Mission Santa Barbara, California. He had been living in Boston, Massachusetts, since 2005.
Cidouane Joseph, of Boston, and Frank McHugh of Paterson, New Jersey, have been appointed to serve as co-Provnicial spiritual assistants for the Secular Franciscan Order.

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