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Sobering Up

Mandalay bay las vegas 2 St. Bruno, Bl. Mary Rose Durochers Baruch 1:15-22; Luke 10:13-16   Listen. Be mindful.  These are the things that today’s rather sobering readings call us to do.  Too often it’s only when we face some kind of tragedy or loss like the recent carnage in Las Vegas that we stop and take stock of our lives and the things that are really important.  Yet even in those times we can resist.  After all, who wants to ponder things like sin, suffering, judgment, exile and punishment?  It...
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Episode 39 Tap Into Life - Chicago

1167px-giovanni bellini - saint francis in the desert - google art project Happy feast day of St. Francis, on October 4! This week, Br. MJ and Br. Vito discuss the founder of the Franciscans, St. Francis of Assisi and their personal experiences when they were in Assisi. Learn about how St. Francis and his story goes beyond the bird bath and a pet blessing.  Please click here to listen Please rate and review us on Apple Podcasts and Google Play, this helps other listeners find the podcast. Have questions or a suggestion for a topic for the friars? Email us: TapIntoLife@thecapuchins.org Visit us on Facebook!
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Rebuilding and Redefinition

Earthquake-1665898 1280 Ss. Cosmos & Damian Ezra 6:7-8, 12b, 14-20; Luke 8:19-21   Today’s readings are all about two tasks that occupy us throughout our lives:  rebuilding and redefinition.  Sometimes these processes are dramatic but often they are more mundane.  In our passage from the Book of Ezra the people of Israel, with the great support of the kings of Persia (centered in present-day Iran) who ruled over their territory, completed and celebrated the rebuilding of their temple in Jerusalem and also rebuilt the corps of those who ministered there. This new temple was rebuilt on the...
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Episode 38 Tap Into Life

Img 8185 Fr. Tom and Br. Nick discuss this past summer's service opportunities in Detroit at the Capuchin Soup Kitchen and at the Solanus Casey Center's Healing Service. Also, Fr. Tom and Br. Nick reflect the importance of listening to others. Please click here to listen Please rate and review us on Apple Podcasts and Google Play, this helps other listeners find the podcast. Have questions or a suggestion for a topic for the friars? Email us: TapIntoLife@thecapuchins.org Visit us on Facebook!
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