Reception of Postulants and Renewal of Vows St. Francis of Assisi Church, Milwaukee, WI
Ordination to the Diaconate St. Charles Borromeo Church, Detroit, MI
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.learn more
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.learn more
This is by far the strangest thing that I have ever done. I have taken up the religious habit of the Capuchin Franciscans. Here’s what a typical person...
Students gathered at an outdoor assembly. Finally, at long last, I found myself arriving at St. Paul’s Academy, the school where I would be engaging in my teaching...
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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.