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HNP Today newsletter

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

July 23, 2014
Vol. 48, No. 15

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June 25, 2014
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IN THIS ISSUE

» Artist David Haack, grief ministry, Mt. Irenaeus, jubilarian Jud Weiksnar


Friars and their ministries commemorated this year's feast of St. Bonaventure with spiritual, social and scholarly events.

IN THE HEADLINES

Celebrating a Saint with Prayers, Community Events and an Award
Friars and partners-in-ministry at home and abroad mark July 15 feast of Bonaventure

Ministries Share Lessons of Community Organizing by Youth
Maryland parish hosts Camden's Student Leaders to learn from successes

Province's Website, Newsletter Being Enhanced
HNP.org, HNP Today format scheduled to launch in August




FRIAR NEWS

Jubilarian Profile: Jud Weiksnar Marks 25 Years as a Friar
Former Camden pastor returns to Buffalo to work with poor

Haack Studiolo Provides Meditation, Creative Space
Artist at St. Bonaventure Friary reaps rewards from Ministry of the Image

Friar News Briefs
Updates about John Alderson, David Convertino, Edward Coughlin, Daniel Horan, Joseph Kotula, Robert Lentz, Erick Lopez, Jim McIntosh, Kevin Mullen, Ronald Pecci, Joseph Rozansky, Jud Weiksnar and others

Transitions
Provincial elections, Congressus appointments ratified by Order's administration




AROUND THE PROVINCE

Mt. Irenaeus Seeks Executive Director
Western New York ministry announces several job opportunities

Grieving Parents Find Hope at Boston’s St. Anthony Shrine
Shrine expands support for those who have lost a child by introducing the Emmaus Ministry, planning retreat for Aug. 2

Christ the King Prep Students Receive Francis Medal
Two recognized for service, leadership at high school in New Jersey

Province Extends Sympathy to Family of Deceased
Brother of Anthony Wilson has died




FEATURES

Recommended Reading
Healing the Future: Personal Recovery from Societal Wounding, The Holy Longing: The Search for Christian Spirituality are suggested




FRANCISCAN WORLD

ESC Update: International JPIC Council Meets in Indonesia
Pope Francis seeks advice from Franciscans for his encyclical on creation

Deaths in Franciscan Communities
A friar from Assumption Province has died




UPCOMING EVENTS

First Profession of Vows in Wisconsin
August 2, 2014
First profession of Br. Abraham Joseph, OFM, at the Franciscan Interprovincial Novitiate, Burlington, Wis. More

Provincial Council Meeting
August 3 - 6, 2014
Council members will meet during the gathering of U.S. provincial councils at Siena Retreat Center in Racine, Wis. More

Solemn Profession in New York City
August 23, 2014
Three friars -- Brothers Ross Chamberland, OFM, Jeffery Jordan, OFM, and Michael Reyes, OFM -- will profess their final vows as Franciscans. Place: St. Francis of Assisi... More

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