Blog Posts for "Detroit"

Inaugural Tap into Life Podcast

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!

The 2016 Detroit Ministry Weekend

It’s that time of year again! We are rapidly approaching the 2016 Detroit Ministry Weekend, the high point of the year for the Capuchin Vocation Office. This year our candidates and inquires will be invited to travel to Detroit, Michigan, the headquarters of the St. Joseph Province, on Friday, October 28th, 2016. They will join the Friars for evening prayer and dinner at St. Bonaventure Monastery before enjoying a social with the Friars that evening. The evening will conclude with a tour of the Solanus Casey Center. The next day, Saturday, October 29th, 2016 will consist of visits to many of...

Detroit Ministry Weekend 2015 Revisited

This year we were blessed to have seven young men join us on the Detroit Ministry Weekend, in the hopes of further discerning their call to religious life. The three day event saw the group visiting many of our Capuchin ministries, in order to better gain a feel for how Capuchins live and minister in Metro-Detroit.       The weekend began on Friday with Evening Prayer at St. Bonaventure Monastery in Detroit. The Capuchin community at St. Bonaventure graciously played host to the Detroit Ministry Weekend as they have for many years, providing both lodging and invaluable insight into...

Providence, Persistence, Prudence and Patience

Malachi 3:13-20b; Luke 11:5-13 Thursday of the 27th Week of Ordinary Time I recently have had to deal with some unanticipated health issues.  After sharing them with family, friends and the Capuchin fraternity, I was really overwhelmed by the number of people who have let me know that they’re praying for me. In today’s gospel passage, Jesus encourages his disciples to count on God’s loving providence:  “Ask and you shall receive; seek and you shall find; knock and the door will be opened for you.” The words—&ldquo...

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