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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

The 2016 Detroit Ministry Weekend

Oct 28 - 30

The 2016 Detroit Ministry Weekend Detroit, MI

Discovering Postulancy 2017

Jan 1 - 5

Discovering Postulancy 2017 Milwaukee, WI

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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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“A State of False Intensity”

“A State of False Intensity”

In “Generation Adderall,” her article in the October 16 edition of the New York Times Magazine, author Casey Schwartz describes her decade-long addiction to a drug intended to treat...

Revisiting Gaudet Mater Ecclesia

Revisiting Gaudet Mater Ecclesia

St. John XXIII, Pope Today the Church celebrates the memory of St. John XXIII, who served as Pope for only five years (1958-1963).  It was on this date that...

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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.