Holy Name Province
Holy Name Province is the largest community of Franciscan friars in the United States. It encompasses more than 350 men serving the people of God in colleges, urban ministry centers, parishes, and a wide variety of social ministries along the East coast, as well as in overseas missions. HNP is one of seven provinces in the U.S. belonging to the Order of Friars Minor (OFM). Fr. Peter Chepaitis, OFM belongs to this Religious Community.

Franciscan Ministry of the Word
A ministry of the Holy Name Province of the Franciscan friars, the Ministry of the Word seeks to bring the Good News of Jesus Christ to all. To accomplish this, its team of team of friars and lay people spread the word by preaching at our spiritual life centers and at parish missions, days of recollection and retreats throughout the eastern U.S. & Canada. As Franciscans our programs are available to all, regardless of ability to pay.

Prayer House - a place for solitude
The Prayer House, located in Dingman's Ferry, Pennsylvannia, was created as a place of quiet for personal retreat and is available to all who want to deepen their sense of God's presence. The Prayer House Community is a diverse group of women and men from a broad ecumenical spectrum. Fr. Peter & Sr. Anna are a part of the Prayer House Community.

Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, Scranton, PA
IHM is a community of Catholic women who are religiously dedicated to God and service to God's people. While currently serving in United States and Latin America, they live their mission by engaging in and sponsoring a variety of ministries that meet contemporary needs and foster the full development of human potential. Sr. Anna Tantsits, IHM belongs to this Religious Congregation.