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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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Be a Franciscan Video Series: Discerning a Vocation

Br. Casey Cole, OFM discusses discerning a vocation to religious life. Br. Casey Cole, OFM invites the participants of the February,...
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Southern Friars Hold Vocation Retreat

More than 35 Men and 6 Friars attended a Come & See Vocational Information Evening hosted by the University of Georgia Catholic Center. From...
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Seasonal Reflection: A Year of Renewal

As the Year of Consecrated Life officially begins, our own Br. Basil Valente, OFM, Director of Vocations, offers his thoughts on discerning a...
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