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HNP Today

A blog focusing on the fraternal and ministerial activities of Holy Name Province and the Order.

This Month in Provincial History

Notable events for March include Franciscans’ arrival at St. Anthony Parish in Camden and first liturgy for the deaf at a Rhode Island ministry

Jubilarian Profile: Thomas Ennis Marks 50 Years as a Friar

Pennsylvania native appreciates fulfilling, happy life

Friar News Briefs

Updates about Lawrence Anderson, Louis Canino, Peter Chepaitis, David Haack, Richard McFeely, Kevin Mullen, Russel Murray, Daniel Riley, Basil Valente and others

Catholic Schools Week Celebrates Faith, Knowledge, Service

Students around Province find creative ways to volunteer time, share accomplishments during annual event

Province Extends Sympathy to Family of Deceased

Gerald Hopcek’s father has died

Boston Friars Find Hope After Weeks of Snowstorms

Arch Street community looks forward to a busy Ash Wednesday after frequent blizzards, freezing temperatures

Seasonal Reflection: Lent and Forgiveness

Kevin Mackin shares importance of reviewing ‘where God has led us and walked with us’

Franciscan Friar Headlines Super Soul Sunday

Richard Rohr engages Oprah Winfrey and viewers in discussion about Catholic theology

Jubilarian Profile: Xavier De La Huerta Marks 50 Years as a Friar

Texas native enjoys helping guests at Philadelphia’s St. Francis Inn

Recommended Reading

Gilead and Looking to St. Francis: The Man from Assisi and His Message of Hope for Today are recommended