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St. Bonaventure: Doctor of the Church

The feast of St. Bonaventure is celebrated on July 15. Below is a reflection on one of the most influential saints in Franciscan and Church history by Br. Ed Coughlin, OFM, of St. Bonaventure University in Allegany, N.Y.  We invite you to share your thoughts on St. Bonaventure...
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A Real Sense of Family

More than 50 formation directors and their students from several Franciscan communities, including three postulants from Holy Name Province, participated in the annual four-day workshop at the Graymoor Spiritual Life Center in Garrison, N.Y., last week. One Holy Name postulant,...
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The Church and Religious Vocations

St. Joseph’s Seminary (Dunwoodie) in Yonkers, N.Y., was the setting for a meeting of Religious Order Vocation Directors of the Archdiocese of New York. Vocation directors representing both men’s and women’s communities met to share information, ideas and visions...
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A Summer of Learning and Community

Holy Name’s four postulants are spending their first months in the Province at St. Bonaventure University in Allegany, N.Y., participating in the summer program of the Franciscan Institute and experiencing varied aspects of Franciscan life. John Aherne, Pedro Corces, Frank Souza...
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Postulants Off to a Great Start

Following a week of orientation at St. Paul Friary in Wilmington, Del., postulants Pedro Corces, Jeff Upshaw, John Aherne, and Frank Souza have begun their summer studies at St. Bonaventure University in western New York. Pedro is attending a course on the history of the...
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