Blog Posts from February, 2017

Tap Into Life Podcast, Episode 5 from Detroit

Tom and keith  detail Check out our recent podcast episode! Detroit Friars Br. Keith and Br. Tom briefly introduce the man who started it all – St. Francis of Assisi and the spontaneous love Francis possessed. Do you have thoughts of St. Francis you would like to share? Email the Friars at: TapIntoLifePodcast@gmail.com Keep up with podcast releases and news about the Capuchin Franciscan Friars on our Facebook page: facebook.com/tapintolifepodcast Want to join Fr. Tom at his monthly Solanus Casey Young Adult (18-35) event? Check out the event's Facebook page: facebook.com/SolanusCaseyYoungAdults Have questions? Want to say

God’s Own Country

Img 5125 “Behold, God’s dwelling is with the human race. He will dwell with them and they will be his people and God himself will always be with them as their God. He will wipe every tear from their eyes, and there shall be no more death or mourning, wailing or pain, for the old order has passed away.” (Revelation 21: 3-4) The motto for the State of Kerala in India, where our provincial minister and I spent four days visiting the friars of the Pavanatma (Holy Spirit) Province of Capuchins, is "God's Own Country".

A Temple of a Billion People

Img 5099 I am spending two weeks at the beginning of February visiting two Capuchin provinces in India (of the 14 in total) with our provincial minister, Br Michael Sullivan.  The purpose of our visit is for building up our fraternal bonds with two of our "sister provinces" and experience the life, culture and history of these brothers and their great land! The first week of our trip was spent with the brothers in the North Tamil Nadu Province of Amala Annai (Immaculate Conception), visiting the cities of Chennai, Krishnagiri, Yercaud and Trichy.  The amazing ministries we visited included parishes, shrines,

Tap Into Life Podcast, Episode 3 from Detroit

16425961 1060457847393280 6654841735370437859 n Check out our recent podcast episode! Join Fr. Keith and Fr. Tom as they talk about the Franciscan tradition of hospitality and how that spawned the best party in the Province.  Welcome to Tap Into Life podcast, Episode 3 from Detroit. Join Fr. Keith and Fr. Tom as they talk about the Franciscan tradition of hospitality and how that spawned the best party in the Province. Vietnamese food, red envelopes, good times! Get ready for TET! Want a shoutout? Want to say hello to the Friars? Email us at: TapIntoLifePodcast@gmail.com Find us on our Facebook page: