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HNP Today newsletter

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

April 16, 2014
Vol. 48, No. 8

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March 19, 2014



» Jubilarian profile, Earth Day reflection, ongoing formation opportunities

Provincials from around the globe gathered last week in St. Petersburg for their biannual meeting.


Cardinal Discusses with Provincials Implications of 'Franciscan' Papacy
Chair of Pope Francis’s Group of Eight joins English-speaking leaders for spring meeting

From the Provincial Minister’s Desk
John O’Connor shares news about recent ESC meeting, plans for balance of term


Jubilarian Profile: Emeric Szlezak Marks 75 Years as a Friar
Budapest native recollects lifelong ministry to Hungarian community

John O'Connor Honors Fallen Firefighters at New York City Mass
Provincial Minister presents talk at Holy Name Society's communion breakfast

Friar News Briefs
Updates about Kevin Downey, Daniel Horan, Christopher Keenan, Kevin Mullen, Russel Murray, Jacek Orzechowski, Francis Pompei, Ramon Razon, others

Ongoing Formation Opportunities
Summer continuing education programs in Maryland, New Jersey offer leadership skills, pastoral training

New assignments for Capistran Hanlon, Gregory Jakubowicz


Siena Wins College Basketball Invitational Championship
Saints make 12th post-season appearance in program history

Pilgrimages, Trips Scheduled for Italy, Switzerland
Thomas Hartle, Richard Husted, Gonazlo Torres-Acosta traveling to various locations in Europe

Province Extends Sympathy to Families of Deceased
Paul Keenan’s aunt, former Shrine employee have died


Seasonal Reflection: Integrity of Creation
Joseph Rozansky writes of important role the Franciscan family must fulfill as stewards of creation

Franciscan Influences: Involved and Empowered
Durham parishioner commends friars for achieving Provincial mission of strengthening partnership with laity

Recommended Reading
A Cry for Mercy: Prayers from the Genesee, Tattoos on the Heart: The Power of Boundless Compassion, and When God Winks at You


Friars Take Ministry to Ball Game in Cincinnati’s Opening Day Parade
News from St. John the Baptist Province includes provincial’s visit with Russell Becker, Callistus Sweeney


Provincial Office Closed for Holiday Weekend
April 17 - 18, 2014
The Provincial Administration wishes friars and partners-in-ministry a blessed Easter. The office closes at 1 p.m. on Thursday for the holiday weekend. More

Funeral Services for Fr. Ambrose Donehue
April 22 - 23, 2014
Wake: April 22 from 7 to 9 p.m. at St. Beranrdine of Siena Friary Chapel, 515 Loudon Rd., Loudonville, N.Y. NOTE: The wake is open to friars and family members. Wake... More

Meeting of Provincial Council in New York City
April 23 - 24, 2014
Monthly meeting of Councilors at Provincial Office, 129 W. 31st Street More

Fraternal Gathering #6
April 25 - 27, 2014
Place: Bon Secours Spiritual Center, Marriottsville, Md. Time: 5 p.m. to noon More

Fraternal Gathering #7
April 29 - May 1, 2014
Place: Mount Alvernia Retreat House, Wappingers Falls, N.Y. Time: 5 p.m. to noon More

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