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Franciscan Mega-Conference 2016 Begins with Talk by Minister General

Michael Perry, OFM, Minister General of the Order of Friars Minor, opened the 2016 Franciscan Mega-Conference with...
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Friars Trace Footsteps of St. Junípero Serra

Two hundred and forty seven years ago, St. Junípero Serra, OFM, arrived in San Diego, where he founded the first of 21 Franciscan missions...
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Love, Mercy Guide Vocation Retreat in Boston

  BOSTON — As the Catholic Church prepared for a special jubilee year calling people to share profound expressions of love and mercy,...
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Seven Received into Postulancy Program

SILVER SPRING, Md. — In a chapel filled with friars and Franciscan Volunteer Ministers, seven men were welcomed into Holy Name Province’s...
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General Minister Encourages Creation of Organic Discernment Communities

The friars of Holy Name Province are witnessing many exciting developments in vocation. Recently, they welcomed...
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Novices Make Simple Profession

This past weekend, Franciscan Friars in the United States, Canada, and Ireland joined the Franciscan Interprovincial Novitiate in Burlington to...
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Father Roy Gasnick, ‘Superhero,’ Dies

Father Roy Gasnick, a Franciscan priest bred in North Jersey, was a superhero to the Order and Holy Name Province. While heading the communications...
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New Discernment Communities Growing in Holy Name Province

  Hot off the press! HNP Communications Director covers a new and growing trend in Holy Name Province Vocations: local...
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From HNP Today, the official newsletter of the Franciscan Friars of Holy Name Province, a wonderful review of Br. Basil’s recent pilgrimage to Franciscan Italy! We invite...
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Sacred Spaces: the Spirituality of Place

Exploring the idea of Spirituality of Place, Br. Basil Valente, OFM, Vocation Director, reflects on various places from Franciscan history and...
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