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2017 Triduum Retreat

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...

Everyone's Favorite! The Annual Detroit Ministry Weekend

The Midwest Capuchins are making final preparations for the annual Detroit Ministry Weekend. Year after year, this is one of the favorite vocation events for our inquirers and candidates. This year's dates are Friday, October 31,  through Sunday morning, November 2. Three popular Capuchin ministries are visited during this event. On Friday evening, Fr. Larry Webber, the director of the Father Solanus Casey Center will walk us through the center, opening up the various lessons to be learned. It is a building that teaches the spiritual life. We will also learn the  basics of Venerable Solanus' life. Bro. Jerry Smith spends all...

New Come-and-See mixes Capuchin Milwaukee Ministries with Celebrations

The Midwest Capuchin Vocation Office is offering a new opportunity for inquirers and candidates. In past summers, the only discernment-events were the celebrations of Capuchin jubilees, First Profession of Vows, and Perpetual Profession. All three celebrations focused on our Franciscan commitments, new and lasting. This summer, we are combining two of these traditional celebrations with an overnight in Milwaukee, Wisconsin to visit Capuchin ministries, the largest Franciscan presence in the city. Let's start with the dates and agenda. Thursday, July 17th: Participants gather at St. Conrad Friary, which is the home of the Midwest Capuchin Postulancy Program. We start with...

Detroit Inquirer Weekend Highlights Capuchin Ministries

The Midwest Capuchins are sponsoring a Detroit Ministry Come-and-See for new Inquirers and seasoned Candidates October 25-27. The event begins with Evening Prayer before supper on Friday and ends with a brunch after Sunday Mass. Participants will get the chance to learn about the Father Solanus Casey Center, the historic and famous Capuchin Soup Kitchen (and all of its various ministries), and Capuchin Retreat north of the city. We will be hosted by the St. Bonaventure Capuchin Community with visitors from the other area Capuchin communities as well. This weekend exposes inquirers and candidates to one of the biggest centers...

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