October 31-November 2
Detroit Capuchin Ministry Visit
Mt. Calvary, Wisconsin
Admission Board to Postulancy
Capuchins minister in hospitals, schools, soup kitchens and jails. They are Franciscan pastors, artists, missionaries, youth ministers and writers. From large cities like Chicago and Detroit to small towns like Appleton, WI and Lame Deer, MT, we are serving the needs of others.
We currently have 23 men at various levels of formation, as well as four guys living in resident candidacy. These men differ in age, culture, and have unique vocation stories.Come meet the guys who’ve made the leap of faith to follow a Capuchin vocation.
Recent Blog Posts
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Pope Francis’ presence was such a great gift to South Korea. On Facebook, my friends from my church in Korea posted their excitement and gratitude. Although I was not in Korea this August, I had seen many pictures: a huge crowd of people praying in …
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