Ministry to the City

Holy Name Province has long sought to establish an evangelizing presence in urban areas, where its friars can respond flexibly to the spiritual and social needs of diverse populations, the un-catechized, the alienated, the immigrant, and the materially poor.

Urban Ministry Centers
These Holy Name Province ministries, based in local worshipping communities, provide extensive community outreach and service programs.

Hartford, CT
St. Patrick – St. Anthony Church
285 Church St.
Hartford, CT06103-1196
860-249-6487 Fax


Boston, MA 
St. Anthony Shrine
100 Arch St.
Boston, MA 02110-1100
617-542-6440 Shrine
617-542-0502 Good Word
617-542-4225 Fax


New York, NY 
Holy Name of Jesus Church
207 West 96th St.
New York, NY 10025-6393
212-749-2045 Fax


New York, NY 
St. Francis of Assisi Church
135 West 31st St.
New York, NY 10001-3403
212-736-8545 Fax


These Provincial ministries provide accessible and convenient worship and educational opportunities for area workers and shoppers as well as outreach to the poor.

Albany, NY
St. Francis Chapel
145 Wolf Rd.
Albany, NY12205