Blog Posts from January, 2017

Tap Into Life Podcast Episode 1

Screen shot 2017-01-25 at 11.46.43 am Check out our recent podcast episode! Get to know the Chicago Friars as they tell you about their journey, including the pitfalls, to become Capuchins. Welcome to Tap Into Life podcast, Episode 1 from Chicago. Introducing Br. MJ Groark and Br. Vito Martinez, repping South Side! Get to know the Chicago Friars as they tell you about their journey, including the pitfalls, to become Capuchins. View "Called: The Postulant" View "Called: The Friar" Have questions? Want to say hello? Email us at:

The Culture of Death and the Gift of Life

5395905301 5ce33970d6 b Abortion remains one of the most divisive issues in America.  This past weekend, 250,000 people gathered in Washington, DC and millions elsewhere in the world for a Women’s March which had as part of its platform abortion rights among many other issues affecting the lives of women and families.  This coming weekend, hundreds of thousands will gather for the March for Life in Washington, DC and elsewhere to pray and advocate for the end to abortion.  Since Roe v. Wade was decided by the Supreme Court of the United States in 1973, the Centers for Disease Control

Inaugural Tap into Life Podcast

Tom and keith Check out our inaugural podcast episode! Learn about Fr.'s Keith and Tom and their vocation to become Capuchins. Introducing #Capuchin #Franciscan Friars Br. Keith and Br. Tom from #Detroit, Michigan. Next week we will introduce you to Br. MJ Groark and Br. Vito Martinez from #Chicago, Illinois. Contact the Friars at Want to join Fr. Tom at his monthly event in Detroit? Be sure to follow and like the Tap Into Life Facebook page!

2017 Triduum Retreat

Dsc 0098 copy Celebrate the Paschal Triduum with Candidates, Volunteers and Capuchin Friars! On April 13 through April 15, join us as we celebrate Holy Thursday, Good Friday and Easter through prayer, fraternal sharing and input. As the time of Lent approaches, we find ourselves looking forward to the joy of the Easter Season, and with it, the annual Easter Triduum Retreat at St. Lawrence Seminary in Mt. Calvary, Wisconsin. This event, the final event of the 2016-2017 vocation year, is a staple of Capuchin formation in the Province of St. Joseph. Friars in formation, members of our lay volunteer corps, Cap Corps, and