Blog Posts for "Community"

Tap Into Life Podcast, Episode 6 from Chicago

Check out our recent podcast episode! Greetings from Chicago! This week Br. Vito introduces Br. Truong. Listen as Br. Truong touches on his faith, being from Vietnam, Capuchin life, and how unfortunate his first 5k time was. Want to share your faith stories with Br. Truong? Or say hello to another Brother? Email 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:...

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...

Milestones

St. Peter Claver I remember many great milestones in my life. I'm sure many people do. There are important moments in the lives of people, or groups of people, or even entire communities and nations that we can point to as being memorable and transforming moments. I recall being a little boy and getting my first little league baseball jersey. I was so proud to be part of a team, and to be able to imitate my professional baseball hero, Chicago’s own Frank Thomas, also known as “The big hurt.” I remember entering middle school,...

Gather Around the Table

Some nights the Friars choose to go out for dinner. On this evening we shared pizza and kebabs! Fr. Ed Foley, in his class on the Sacraments, explained the deep significance of the table ministry of Jesus Christ. If we break open our Bibles, we see that so many of the pivotal moments in the life of Jesus happened within the context of a meal. The multiplication of the loaves and fishes, the sinful woman washing the feet of Jesus, and indeed the aptly named Last Supper all serve as examples of Jesus' table ministry. This ministry continues today in...

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