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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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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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Cultivating the Virtue of Humility

Cultivating the Virtue of Humility

Tuesday of the 7th Week in Ordinary Time James 4:1-10; Mark 9:30-37 Martin Luther disparagingly called the Letter of James “the straw epistle” because what he perceived to...

New Vocation Director

New Vocation Director

Let the brothers not be possessive of their work. Rather, let them be committed and open to the needs of the local fraternity, the circumscription, and the Order, and always...

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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.