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HNP Today

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

Jubilarian Profile: Kevin Kriso Celebrates 25 Years as a Friar

Long Island native has spent life as a friar in counseling, campus ministry

Getting at the Core of Pope Francis’s Message

Justice and peace representatives learn ways to communicate encyclical’s theme

Reflection: Mission in South Africa

George Camacho describes experiences ministering in Johannesburg

Funeral Services Planned for Roy Gasnick

New Jersey native known for communication, civil rights work died July 24

Veteran-Friar’s Service Honored in Philadelphia’s Korean War Memorial

William DeBiase finds photo of himself included in memorial he has visited for years

Friar News Briefs

Updates about Thomas Cole, Thomas Conway, Edward Coughlin, Henry Fulmer, Lawrence Hayes, Edgardo Jara, Jim McIntosh Kevin Mullen, Ronald Pecci, Ignatius Smith, Dennis Tamburello, James Vacco, Thomas Vigliotta and others

Pope Francis Appoints Malta Friar Bishop of Tripoli

Other news from the English-speaking Conference includes kidnapping of friar in Syria, communicators meeting

Reflections on Travel and Fraternity

Student friar Casey Cole describes insights from a cross-country road trip with a classmate, a lesson about expectations

Mission Trip Opportunities Expand Through the FMU

Paul O’Keeffe reports on recent and upcoming trips as he creates opportunities for both friars and laypeople to learn, serve

Recommended Reading

Drinking With the Saints: The Sinner’s Guide to a Happy Holy Hour and The Invention of Wings are recommended