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HNP Today

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

New York City Parish Marks Franciscans’ Anniversary

Friars’ 25 years at Holy Name of Jesus celebrated with Mass, reception

Province Extends Sympathy to Family of Deceased

Jacques LaPointe’s aunt has died

Spirit of Giving Thrives Throughout Province

Ministries donate food, offer meals, Masses during Thanksgiving season

Immaculate Conception Province Dedicates New Library in NYC

English-speaking Conference updates include naming for Blessed John Duns Scotus, St. John the Baptist website, other news

New Center for Arab and Islamic Studies Seeks to Educate Franciscan Community

Michael Calabria directs program that provides in-depth information about Arab and Islamic worlds

2016 Retreats for Friars

Gatherings scheduled for Florida, New Jersey in January and February welcome members of all OFM provinces

Friar News Briefs

Updates about Raphael Bonanno, Casey Cole, David Convertino, Edward Flanagan, Kevin Kriso, Neil O’Connell, Dismas Robaino, Robert Sandoz, Raymond Selker, Ángel Vázquez

Deaths in Franciscan Communities

A provincial minister and five sisters have died in recent weeks

Francis Medal Presented to Maryland Parishioners

Bernie Relf and Louis Kimmakon recognized by St. Camillus friars


New assignments for Michael Johnson, Walter Liss, Christopher Posch, Michael Reyes, Emerson Rodriguez