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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?

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Admission Board to Postulancy

May 26 - 27

Admission Board to Postulancy Toronto

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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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Exile and Redemption

Exile and Redemption

St. Athanasius St. Athanasius (+ 373 CE) was Bishop or Metropolitan Patriarch of Alexandria, Egypt, one of the great sees of the early church.  However, he spent the majority of his...

Should I Stay or Should I Go?

Should I Stay or Should I Go?

Over the past week, I have been somewhat removed from the ‘outside world’ with my fellow postulants in a little town called Pickerel, Wisconsin. We have been given...

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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: 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.