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Our brother Francis followed a vocation that changed his life and the lives of others. Have you heard the same call?

Upcoming Events

2016 First Profession of Vows and Jubilees

Jul 15

2016 First Profession of Vows and Jubilees St. Lawrence Seminary, Mt. Calvary, WI

Solemn Perpetual Profession of Vows

Jul 23

Solemn Perpetual Profession of Vows St. Bonaventure Monastery/Solanus Casey Chapel, Detroit, MI

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Becoming a Capuchin

We currently have over twenty men at various levels of formation, as well as guys living in resident candidacy. These men differ in age, culture, and have unique vocation stories. Learn how others have made the leap of faith to follow a Capuchin vocation.

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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.

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DAPA and Dysfunction

DAPA and Dysfunction

Thursday of the 12th Week in Ordinary Time Earlier today the Supreme Court of the United States in a 4-4 tie upheld a lower court injunction stopping implementation of the...

Going Back to School

Going Back to School

 Students at prayer at the Jyoti Niketan Minor Seminary After spending a few days with Brother P.A. at the Provincialate, and after visiting some of the local ministries,...

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Called: the Postulant

Called: The Postulant features the vocation story of Bro. M.J. Groark and his return to the Church. Click above to watch the three part series.

Meet the Ministries

Meet the Ministries: Learn about our social services and spiritual ministries. Refresh the page to view more videos.

Meet Fr. Bill

Meet Fr. Bill, our former vocation director: In every dimension of Capuchin life, we build sister-brotherhood as often and wherever we can. We build and heal relationships among ourselves, within the church, and in the world.