HNP Communications Friar News

NEW YORK — At its June 24-25 meeting, the Provincial Council approved the following assignments:

transitions-bChristopher Keenan, OFM, in residence at St. Stephen Friary, New York, effective July 12, continuing his ministry as chaplain to the New York Fire Department and St. Vincent’s Hospital. He is shown at left in photo collage “behind” the image at right.

• Emmet Murphy, OFM, was proposed as temporary administrator of St. Anthony Parish, Butler, N.J., while pastor John Alderson, OFM, undergoes cancer treatment. Bishop Arthur Serratelli of Paterson, N.J., ratified this appointment on July 6.

Robert Sandoz, OFM, was granted permission to accept the position of president of Christ the King Preparatory School, Newark, N.J., effective Aug. 1.