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HNP Today

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

Friar News Briefs

Updates about Louis Canino, Thomas Cole, Lawrence Hayes, Edgardo Jara, Mychal Judge, Erick Lopez, Kevin Mullen, Sixtus O’Connor, Jacek Orzechowski and others

Reflection: The Burial of Jesus

Edward Flanagan describes Good Friday service of Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land in nation’s capital

Province Extends Sympathy to Families of Deceased

Dennis Bennett’s aunt, William Bried’s nephew-in-law have died

This Month in Provincial History

Notable events include closing ceremonies of Fulda province, departure of first lay missioners to Bolivia

Vocation Weekend Connects Candidates with Grieving Parents

Men considering Franciscan life meet participants of St. Anthony Shrine’s Emmaus Ministry during Boston retreat

Jubilarian Profile: Christopher Keenan Marks 50 Years as a Friar

FDNY chaplain feels blessed to be a Franciscan presence for those in need


Administration announces assignment changes for Martin Bednar and William Mann 

Formation: Postulants Participate in Workshops, Visit Ministries

Ronald Pecci describes recent learning experiences in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York

SBU, Hilbert College End Integration Discussions

Two Franciscan schools in Western New York will continue to collaborate

Franciscan Institute’s New Magazine Debuts

The Cord evolves into color publication with new format and theme